What is the worst record a team has ever had that made it to the NCAA tournement?
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 69-60.
Have there ever been any teams in NCAA mens basketball to enter the tournament with a losing record?
In 1961 the Colonials of George Washington University made the NCAA tournament with a 9-16 record. George Washington holds the distinction of having the worst regular season record to have made the NCAA Tournament. To date, no team with a worse regular season record has qualified. Here are the worst six teams (by winning percentage) to make the NCAA tournament. Note - each team was seeded last in their region and lost in the First…
John Pierce of David Lipscomb College: 4230 points. According to the NCAA record book, David Lipscomb College was not a recognized NCAA school when Hutcheson and Pierce played. I believe Lipscomb is now an NCAA recognized division 3 school. The all-time NCAA-recognized points leader is Travis Grant of Kentucky State (div 2) with 4045 points.
In 1974, a Swedish boys' team (name unavailable) beat their opponents 272-0. Even more impressive: all 272 points were scored by 13 year old Mats Wermelin, good for a Guinness world record. Previous answer, for NCAA record: Troy State eclipsed its NCAA scoring record today, averaging more than six points a minute in a 258-141 victory over DeVry Institute - the first time any NCAA team scored more than 200 points.
The 1963 New York Mets lost 64 games - their road record was 17-64, worst ever since the advent of the 162 games schedule. The 2010 Pirates tied the '63 Mets with a 17-64 mark. The Mets from 1962 to 1964 have the worst three year stretch of all time. In '62 mets had a 18-62 Record, '63 mets were 17-64, and the '64 mets were 20-61.
Manchester City, more specifically Mario Balotelli, has the most yellow cards and two red cards in the 2011-2012 season. After the firework incident nearly burning down his bathroom and countless retaliations at Mancini and other players, Mario Balotelli has the worst disciplinary record in the Barclays Premier League.