The 1939 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 8 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I College Basketball. It was the first NCAA basketball national championship tournament. It began on March 17, 1939, and ended with the championship game on March 27 in Evanston, Illinois. A total of 8 games were played, including a single third place game in the West region. The East region did not hold a third place game until the 1941 tournament, and there was no national third place game until the 1947 tournament. Oregon, coached by Howard Hobson, won the national title with a 46-33 victory in the final game over Ohio State, coached by Harold Olsen. Jimmy Hull of Ohio State was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.
The Louisiana State University and the Iowa Hawkeyes Split it. LSU (Louisiana State) Finished #1 in the final AP poll so they take home the AP national championship. Iowa finished #1 in the Coaches (FWAA) poll so they took home the trophy.
LSU won the first BCS National Championship.
Oregon ducks won the first National Championship in 1939.
Helms Championship 1933.
The first football season started in 1887.
1965 .......UCLA first won it all in 1964.
Jay Barker was the QB when Alabama last won a National Championship.
Notre Dame's played its first interscholastic football game on November 23, 1887 against the University of Michigan in South Bend. Notre Dame lost 8-0.
Yes ... Troy won the NAIA national championship in 1968 and the NCAA Division II national championship in 1984 and 1987.