The Tennessee Lady Volunteers won the National Championship, defeating Stanford in the championship game.
The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
Arkansas razorbacks never won a national championship.
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 NCAA basketball tournament, commonly referred to as "March Madness," started on March 17 this year and will end on April 8. The NCAA basketball tournament typically goes from about the second week of March until the first week of April. The exact dates vary from year to year.
The first ever basketball game was played in 1891 at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts by students who's teacher, Dr. James Naismith, was trying to keep occupied during a rainy day. Therefore, it wasn't an actual team, but rather a bunch of gym class students.