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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)

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Never. Along with Army, the Citadel, St. Francis (NY), and William & Mary, they are one of only five teams with fifty years of NCAA Division I play and no NCAA tournament appearances.

They have made it to the tournament 43 times. And they have won 11 of the NCAA tournament championships.

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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)

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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

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