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March Madness

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March Madness is the 65-team tournament from the best college basketball teams around the nation. Each game is an elimination game for both teams, and only one team gets crowned the NCAA champion.
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.
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NCAA D1: Appalachian State University Campbell University Davidson College Duke University East Carolina University Elon University Gardner-Webb University High Point University University of North Carolina - Asheville North Carolina A&T State University North Carolina Central University North…
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Lew Alcindor played on three national championship teams while at UCLA As an outstanding high school phenom, Alcindor or, as he now prefers to be called, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, was heavily recruited by collegiate basketball programs.He signed with John Wooden's UCLA Bruins and had a career there unma…
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Magic Johnson of Michigan State.Magic was absolutely the Most Outstanding Player of the 1979 NCAA tournament. If you're thinking of the regular season National Player of the Year, then it was Larry Bird. Bird swept all major NPOY awards that season.
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1965 Bill Bradley* Princeton 87 pts, 24 reb. It seems it was Bill Bradley who was Final Four MVP in 1965 but Princeton did not win the Championship.
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In the NBA it is 3 feet from the sideline.The curve begins 5 feet 3 ins from the baseline. In high school and college, draw a line parallel to the baseline that goes through the center of the basket; this is where the curved part of the line begins. (This is also 5 feet 3 inches from the baseline.)
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Not sure if it still holds true, but in NCAA Division I men's basketball there are three teams - Vanderbilt, Princeton and UNLV - that have made a 3 point basket in every game played since its inception. Kentucky Also. as of 12/20/2011, Duke, Western Kentucky may also be in this list.Check it out i…
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Mens basketball is more poular because they have more exciting things. Like dunking and fights and people getting tachnicals. Womens basketball has none of that. IN womens basketball only one person dunks and she doesn't do it all the time. that's why womens basketball is less popular than mens. &n…
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Answer Jack Nicklaus with 6: 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986
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Ray Meyer. He was also inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in that same year, 1979. He also coached George Mikan.
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Current head coach Mike Anderson is Mizzou's 17th head coach in men's basketball. (16th if 7-game interim coach Melvin Watkins is discounted)
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Answer ST. JOHN'S BROOKLYN first on film, first to draw over 250,000 in a season. Goerge Washington was also part of this recreation.
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The kansas city chiefs at 2-10
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The NCAA tournament distributes money to conferences based upon how many games the member teams play in the tournament. Then the conference divides that money equally among the member teams. For participation in the tournament the NCAA gives teams a travel allowance for each game that they play, but…
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East Tennessee State was last in the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2010. They were a #16 seed.
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16 seeded Harvard defeated 1 seed Stanford in the 1998 women's NCAA tournament. That is the only victory by a 16 seed in either the men's or women's tournament.
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The red white and blue loops signify patriotism. Support Our Troops!
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In 2012, there are (or were) four teams in the NCAA tournament: Duke, Florida State, North Carolina and North Carolina State. That is 4/68 or 5.9% of the tournament. Actually, in 2011, the seven teams that were in the NCAA tournament were: Virginia, North Carolina, Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Bos…
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Six unless the 16 seed would play the play-in game and then somehow go on to win the title in which case it would be seven games , but as of 2012, that has never happened in the history of college basketball.
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My recollection is that each team receives about $500,000 per year for 5 years. Additionally, each conference receives a mathing amount to be divided equally over five years. The host conference also receives a share. I am not certain, and would very much like to be corrected.
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No, Oklahoma State was just in the last final four in 2004 when UCONN won it all. They took 4th place.
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The top coaches to have won the most NCAA basketball tournaments are listed below:John Wooden: 10 Adolph Rupp: 4 Bob Knight: 3 Mike Krzyzewski: 3
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La Salle University is half the size (student body) of CCNY now. I have no idea of their sizes back in the 50s when they won. San Francisco and Villanova are both also under 10,000 students (undergraduates).
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Kentucky has won seven NCAA titles: 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, and 1998 while Duke has won three: 1991, 1992, 2001.
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1.) They can automatically qualify by winning their conference tournament title or, in the case of the conferences that don't have conference touraments such as the Ivy League, they can qualify by winning their conference's regular season title.2.) By having a high enough RPI to get one of the 33 at…
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6 teams have and they are UCLA, UMASS, North Carolina, Duke(2), and Illinois
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Alaska Does Not have A division 1 school but just a few years ago South Dakota State University, University of South Dakota and North Dakota State University made the jump to Division 1. Only NDSU out of the three teams has made it to the Big dance.
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Either 7 or 4 - seven occurrences by four different schools (with UCLA matching the feat 4 times). Seven is the more correct answer since the UCLA teams were at least subtly different each time.These teams were: 1956 San Francisco Dons 1957 North Carolina Tarheels 1964 UCLA Bruins 1967 UCLA Bruins 1…
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No. Illinois has been to four Final Fours ( 1949-51-52-89 ) but never won the championship. actually Illinois has been to 5 final fours, last one 2005 Yes, Illinois won a NCAA Championship in 1915, going 16-0. This was pre-tournament, so the Helms Foundation determined the NCAA champion back th…
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The answer is 1, Alaska. Previously, neither South Dakota or North Dakota had Division I teams, but now South Dakota State and North Dakota State are Division I Independents. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_NCAA_Division_I_institutions
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13 teams have finished undefeated in regular season since the advent of the NCAA tourney, none have been national champion since the 1976 Indiana Hoosier team. Seven of 13 have won the championship. 4 that did not that I know of are 78-89 Indiana State, 78-79 Alcorn State, 91 UNLV, 2004 St Joes. I a…
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UCLA holds the record for most Division I NCAA tournament championships - 11. The Bruins have claimed the title in 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, and 1995. Kentucky comes in second with eight championships: 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, and 2012. Indiana and…
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There is a selection comitee that meets on Sunday March 13 made up by a bunch of experts and they decide Go Duke!
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1956 San Francisco Dons, 1957 North Carolina Tarheels, 1966-67-72-73 UCLA teams and the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers.   Also undefeated but did not win the title: 1939 Long Island U (24-0 record and NIT champs), 1940 Seton Hall (19 and 0, did not play in post-season), 1944 Army (15 and 0, no post-se…
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  12 teams have gone undefeated with Indiana the last in 1976   1976 Indiana Hoosiers (took national title as well)   Here's your answer: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/ncaa/02/18/bc.bkc.unbeatenhoosiers.ap/   12 teams have gone undefeated with …
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UNBEATEN TEAMS SINCE 1939 with number of wins (including tournament if applicable)1976 - Indiana (32)* 1973 - N C State (27) 1973 - UCLA (30)* 1972 - UCLA (30)* 1967 - UCLA (30)* 1964 - UCLA (30)* 1957 - North Carolina (32)* 1956 - San Francisco (29)* 1954 - Kentucky (25) 1944 - Army (15) 1940 - Set…
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Kemba Walker of UConn on 12/3/2010 - 24pts, 13 rebounds, 10 assists for the regular season. Draymond Green of MSU on 3/17/2011 - 23pts, 11 rebounds, 10 assists in the NCAA Tourney. Green's was also only the 7th triple-double in NCAA Tournament history.
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17 teams have gone undefeated in the regular season and of those only 1 (Indiana in 1976) has gone on to win the National Championship.
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Answer John Wooden-UCLA AND Al McGuire--Marquette
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Webber's blunder was in the 1993 title game against North Carolina. Weber rebounded the ball in the last minute of the game with NC leading 73-71. He signalled for a time out but Michigan had none left and a technical was called and NC converted and won the game 77-71.
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Yes. Since the field turned to 64 there have been 6 teams with losing records. But the worst is the '67 Georgetown Hoyas who finished 9-16 and also another team in 2008 with a record of 16-20 the first school with 20 losses Coppin State University
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Yes, Villanova in 1985. They were an 8 seed and they beat #1 Georgetown to win it all.   Also, the Jayhawks, with Danny Manning and the Miracles entered the 1988 tournament with 11 loses. I believe that this was the most losses by any winning team since 1939.....
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Answer University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee I call foul on this answer, UWM has 24,273 undergrads. Without knowing the exact answer, just for arguments sake, Wake Forest has 4,321 undergrads. According to the Carnegie Foundation, Davidson had 1,714 students in 2004. And according to the Princeto…
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The most wins in a single NCAA season is 37* - UNLV, Duke (twice), Illinois, and Kansas.37 - Duke, 1986 (37-3). 37 - UNLV, 1987 (37-2). 37 - Duke, 1999 (37-2). 37 - Illinois, 2005 (37-2). Kansas, 2008 (37-3) & National Champions Kansas now claims the most wins in a Season, with a National Champi…
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There have been 67 NCAA tournaments, which began in 1939.
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In 2008 Coppin State University won the MEAC conference tournament, Their overall record for the season was 16-20 with four wins coming in the conference tourney. The team was the first 20 LOSS team to make it to the tourney. Although they did end up losing the opening round game to Mount St. Mary's…
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Princeton has 28 National Championships. The closest to them is Yale with 26.
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BY WINS: Nebraska - 309; Penn St. - 282; Michigan - 279; Alabama - 271; Ohio St. - 264 BY WINNING %: Nebraska - .841; Michigan - .790; Penn St. - .786; Ohio St. - .752; Alabama - .750
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Mark Brunell and Billy Joe Hobert both played and both threw TD passes. Billy Joe Hobert got the starting nod was more of a pocket passer and threw a better deep ball than Brunell. Brunell was a better scrambler and more creative Don James Called them My number 1 and 1a quartebacks
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Florida State University - 28 and counting, through the 2009 season.Actually the longest current streak is Boston College at 12 bowls and counting through 12/5/10 although they are bowl eligible this year. FSU does not hold the current record.
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%REPLIES% Answer The game rotates between the four BCS bowl games (the Fiesta, Sugar, Orange and Rose, in that order). The game, which will be played in January 2006 (following the 2005 season) will be in Pasadena, California at the Rose Bowl. The game following the 2006 season (to be pla…
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Answer Duke in 1991 and 1992. florida was that last back to back '06-'07
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Christian Laettner of Duke played in 23 NCAA tournament games.  I'm not sure how that would be possible in a four year college career, when you consider that winning six games in the NCAA tournament makes you the nat'l champs for that year. 23 wins in four years means you would have had to win…
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Michigan State shared the 2000 regular season Big Ten championship with Ohio State. Ohio State was stripped of their title due to NCAA sanctions. The Spartans then went on the win the Big Ten Tournament and the NCAA tournamen. In 2008, Kansas won the regular season Big 12 title and followed it with…
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15 times: 1986 (2), 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995 (2), 1997, 1998, and 1999, 2005, 2006. Wake lost to Cleveland State in 2009INCORRECT: Cleveland State was a 13 seed over a 4 seed Wake Forest in 2009
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All D-I teams are eligible for the NCAA tourney, but only the top 65 get an invite. The NIT has thirty two. The CBI (College Basketball Invitational) has 16. Finally, a new tourment was added this year sponcered by CollegeInsider.com, will feature another 16 teams. Thusly, 129 teams are allowed to e…
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With 68 teams vying for one championship trophy, there are a total of 67 games in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, also known as the Big Dance. Here's the breakdown: 4 Play-in games + 32 Round 1 games + 16 Round 2 games + 8 Sweet Sixteen games + 4 Elite Eight games + 2 Final Four game…
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I am assuming that what you are really looking for is the magic answer to type into the "tie-breaker" box of your bracket. Usually a tournament bracket asks players to predict the final score of the championship game as a tie breaker. By taking the final scores since 1939 and adding the two scores …
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UCLA has 108 and USC has 99.
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29 Schools have won at least one game, they are:Bowling Green State University College of Charleston Columbia University Coppin State College Drexel University Fordham University Furman University Georgia State University Hampton University Iona College Lebanon Valley College Murray State University…
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Answer no. 8 Villanova beat Georgetown in 1985 UCLA made the championship game in 1980 as an 8 seed, but lost to Louisville.
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The NCAA field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The prior season it was 53 teams, and it was 52 teams the season before that.
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The 1994 champion was Arkansas when they beat Grant Hill and Duke (76-72).
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The Duke Blue Devils Have won 4 NCAA Division I Mens Basketball Titles. They won in 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010
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One of the meaning of the word seed, when it comes to sports, is 'a ranking of teams or players for a specific purpose'. So, as far as sports are concerned, the words seed and rank are synonymous. The use of "seed" or "seeding" was common in tennis in the late 1800s. It was used to describe the act …
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Only once. On March 30, 2008, Kansas defeated Davidson to become the fourth #1 seed in the Final Four. #1 North Carolina vs. #1 Kansas #1 Memphis vs. #1 UCLA Kansas defeated Memphis in the finals to win the 2008 NCAA Championship.
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In March of 2011 they added 3 teams making it now 68 Teams. U r not a retard u just didn't hear about the upgrade of the 3 teams bein added 3 months ago. Answer 64 women's, 65 men's. They make 65 work because the two teams deemed to be weakest play an extra game between each other for the right to …
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Great West and Independent conferences
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North Carolina has been in the NCAA tournament 39 times: 41, 46, 57, 59, 67, 68, 69, 72, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 01, 04, 05, 06 and 07. The Tar Heels have a total of 5 championships including the 1924 team that was nam…
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As of the end of the 2010-2011 season:Overall wins:1Kentucky2052- 647.7602Kansas2038- 799.7183North Carolina2033- 729.7364Duke1944- 827.7025Syracuse1800- 819.6876Temple1766- 974.6457St. John's1724- 896.6588UCLA1709- 755.6949Notre Dame1701- 927.64710Pennsylvania1677- 986.630The schools with the most …
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65 teams...one winner, need to play 64 games in order to find a winner...a little simpler A total of 65 teams qualify for the tournament played in March and April. 31 teams earn automatic bids by winning their respective conference tournaments. Since the Ivy League does not conduct a post-season …
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Kathy Whitworth has the most LPGA Tour wins with 88. Answer: I think Tiger Woods has the most tournament won with 78 wins,14 is major in just a span of 18 years than Sam Sneads with 82 wins, 7 are major in a span of 30 years.
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Answer 1988 (Runners-Up) and 2002
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Multiple teams have had 37 wins in a season. Most recently was the Kansas Jayhawks in their 2007-08 National Championship Season. The record was 38 until the NCAA vacated Memphis' 2007-08 season due to several Major violations involving Derrick Rose.
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1999:Conneticut 2000:Michigan State 2001:Duke 2002:Maryland 2003:Syracuse 2004:Conneticut 2005:North Carolina 2006:Florida 2007:Florida 2008:Kansas 2009:North Carolina 2010:Duke
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UCLA has won the most NCAA championships with 11 winsSecond is Kentucky with 7Third is Indiana with 5Fourth is UNC with 4Noth Carolina is tied with Indiana with 5 get it right or dont put it please
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Michigandon't forget Ohio st won in 1960. that would be a tie with Michigan
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Answer 20.9 feet from center of rim.
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Answer the sport with the biggest fan base and the most participants, which at time of print is: Football (Soccer)
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In one NCAA tournament game, Shaquille O'Neal blocked 11 shots. Single Game: Mickell Gladness, a 6-11 junior from Alabama A&M University blocked 16 shots against Texas Southern in a 79-73 victory in 2007. Career: The all-time leader in NCAA basketball is Jarvis Varnado. He played at Missis…
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University with Most NCAA Titles Three Pac-10 schools are at the top of the list: UCLA with 103, Stanford with 95, and USC with 87.
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Answer Michigan State won a National Championship in the 1999-2000 NCAA Basketball Season. Also a basketball championship in 1979. Football 1952, 1965 Hockey 1966, 1988, 2007.
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Of course there was a three point shot taken in the game.   No. The 3 point shot did not exist at the time.   There was no 3 point shot at that time. If you check the box score for the game, NC State was 23-59 in FGs and 8-11 in FT. Do the math (23 X 2 + 8 = 54 pts). Same for Houston (2…
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Answer LSU with two losses in 2007
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Winningest NCAA Football Teams as of 2007 From NCAA.org: Michigan Wolverines- 860 Notre Dame Fighting Irish-821 Texas Longhorns-810 Nebraska Cornhuskers-803 Ohio State Buckeyes- 786 Counting 2007-2008 season Michigan Wolverines- 865 Notre Dame Fighting Irish-822 Texas Longhorns- 816 Neb…
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In 1906, the NCAA was founded in Chicago, and the previous fall,(1905) the Big Ten's inaugural season of basketball got underway. Minnesota won the first Conference championship with a 6-1 record in 1906. Source =http://bigten.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/big10-hoops-history.html
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Texas has 12 Division 1A College Football Schools Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Texas Christian, Southern Methodist, Houston, Rice, Baylor, North Texas, and the University of Texas at El Paso Add UTSA and Texas State Ohio has 8 Ohio University, Ohio State, Miami University, Toledo, Kent Stat…
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Yeah, we've won a lot of basketball championships...but this is our new "AIM". The one Dylan made is screwed up. **Gino**
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Stanford won 6 team championships in 1992 (women's basketball, men's gymnastics, mens swimming/diving, women's swimming/diving, men's tennis, women's volleyball).
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UNLV was undefeated in the regular season during the 1991 season, eventually losing to Duke in the NCAA tournament.Indiana University was the last team to go undefeated during the regular and post season. They were 32-0 in 1976.
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