The first national basketball tournament was the National Invitational Tournament, the NIT. It preceded the start of the NCAA tourney. The first year of the NCAA Basketball Tournament was 1939.
the first womens basketball tournament was in 1905
The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
Bill Russell was the first black NBA coach.
it started in 1971
At Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois
While basketball player was in High School is first coach was Jim Jones. Later Jones left to coach elsewhere.
Coach of the Saitama Broncos, a professional basketball team in Japan. She is the first female to coach a professional men's basketball team.
The NCAA Basketball season ends when the end of the year March Madness tournament is over. This tournament usually ends around the first week in April.
Syracuse beat Kansas 81-78 to win the 2003 NCAA men's basketball tournament, marking the school's first tournament crown.
The first and most well known major basketball tournament is the NBA Playoffs. In college, it is a 64 team tournament known as March Madness. There is also a tournament every four years in the Olympic Games. There is also the NIT tournament in college, and FIBA Tournament in international play.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
it started in 1996
* Gene Bess of Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri,became the first college basketball coach to win 1,000 games on Feb. 22, 2006. Gene Bess has been the coach of the men's basketball team at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri since 1971. At the end of the 2006-2007 season, his career win-loss record was 1027-270, making him the all-time winningest Junior College coach. * Harry Statham at McKendree College in Lebanon, Ill., near St. Louis, is the winningest coach at any four-year college or university, compiling 950+ wins in 40+ years of coaching. * Pat Head Summitt (born Patricia Sue Head on June 14, 1952 in Clarksville, Tennessee) is the coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team. She has been coaching for 34 years, all with the Lady Vols. Her career win-loss record as coach is 972-182 . (As of February 24, 2008) * Bobby Knight of Texas Tech (& primarily, Indiana University) has the most wins in men's Division I basketball with 902 career wins.
The first women's Division I basketball tournament was in 1982. Louisiana Tech defeated Cheyney State in the finals to win the first championship.
i think it was Georgetown