The NCAA had at that time a 40 team tournament and from there grew. * 1979: 40 teams * 1980-1982: 48 teams * 1983: 52 teams (four play-in games before the tournament) * 1984: 53 teams (five play-in games before the tournament) * 1985-2000: 64 teams * 2001- : 65 teams (with an "opening round" game to determine whether the 64th or 65th team plays in the first round)
Duke And North Carolina
about 18 or 20 teams.
Only 8 teams played in the first NCAA tournament.
64 teams in the NCAA tournament in 2000
there were four(4) teams from Kentucky that played in the NCAA tournament there were four(4) teams from Kentucky that played in the NCAA tournament
In 2000 there were 64 teams that played in the Division I basketball tournament.
A total of 8 teams played in the 1939 NCAA basketball tournament. Oregon won the NCAA national championship that year.
There WERE 65 teams in the NCAA tournament March, 2011 there are 68 teams.
The original NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament 1939 field consisted of 8 teams.
There were 8 teams in the tournament and it was won by Indiana.IndianaSpringfieldDuquesneWestern KySouthern CaliforniaColoradoRiceKansas
Michigan State did not make the NCAA tournament in 1980 after winning the championship in 1979. Florida did not make the NCAA tournament in 2008 after winning the 2007 championship. North Carolina won the NCAA tournament in 2009 and will not make the tournament in 2010.
8 teams have played the first year of the tourny