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.
At Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois
Evanston, Illinois in 1939.
The A10 basketball tournament was broadcasted on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU
No, Illinois has never won the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
UNC was a number 1 seed in the 2009 NCAA basketball tournament.
the first womens basketball tournament was in 1905
it started in 1971
Trophy and national championship
The first NCAA Basketball Tournament was held in 1939.
A total of 8 teams played in the 1939 NCAA basketball tournament. Oregon won the NCAA national championship that year.
The Sweet Sixteen in 2000.