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March Madness

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.

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What are the lowest seeds ever to play in a NCAA basketball title?

Since the NCAA implemented the 64 seed tournament format in 1985, the lowest seed to make it to the NCAA championship game was #8 seeded Villanova in 1985.

Is the RCA dome in Indianapolis totally enclosed?

Yes, the RCA dome was totally enclosed. But, the RCA dome has been Blown up to make way for parking for the new stadium that the Colts play in starting 2008-2009 season called the Lucas Oil Staduim, across the street from were the RCA Dome Use To Sit. Lucas Oil Stadium has a retractable roof

What is the lowest ranked team to win the ncaa tournament?

That was Villanova, ranked 8th in the Southeast bracket, when they defeated Georgetown, 66-64, to win the NCAA championship in 1985.

How much do college teams receive in 'prize money' for attending and or winning in the NCAA tournament?

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 the real money comes from their share of the conference money. For example the MVC received $2.95 million based upon its success between 2000-2005, whereas the Big 12 received $14.4 million. Teams that make it to the first round this year and lose receive $82,000 in travel money, and they receive more if they advance.

What school has won the most NCAA Men's Basketball Championships?

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 North Carolina are tied for third with five championships each.

How many basketball teams are there in North Carolina?

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 Carolina State University

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina - Charlotte

University of North Carolina - Greensboro

University of North Carolina - Wilmington

Wake Forest University

Western Carolina University

NBA: Charlotte bobcats

Where is March Madness held?

March Madness is one of the informal titles for the NCAA Men's Division 1 Basketball Tournament. The locations that the games are held at each year varies from year to year.

What was the first national basketball tournament?

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.

What is the lowest seed to ever win a NCAA basketball title?

The lowest seed to ever win a NCAA basketball title was Villanova, ranked seed #8. They won the tournament in 1985.

Lower seeds have made it to the Final Four (George Mason and Louisiana State, ranked 11th, made it in 2006 and 1986 respectively) but never won.

UCLA in 1980 was ranked 48th and made it to the championship game.

What teams went undefeated in the history of NCAA and in what years?

12 teams have gone undefeated with Indiana the last in 1976

1976 Indiana Hoosiers (took national title as well)

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http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/ncaa/02/18/bc.bkc.unbeatenhoosiers.ap/

12 teams have gone undefeated with Indiana the last in 1976.

The Connecticut Lady Huskies went undefeated last season. The 2008-2009 season as well.

Which schools have won National Championships in both football and basketball?

Villanova is the only school to have won the NCAA Division I Football Championship (2009) and the NCAA Division I Basketball Championship (1985).

Florida in 2006 is it. Michigan State University 1950 and 60's in football. '79 and '00 for basketball.

Michigan

Michigan State

Ohio State

let's not forget UCLA, Florida and Maryland.

Don't forget the Razorbacks of Arkansas - football 1964 (unfairly split with Alabama), basketball 1994

UCLA's football championship was shared with Ohio State in 1954, so that response a little iffy. One school you've left out; in fact, the only private university to win both football & men's basketball championships-> Syracuse (football- 1959;

men's basketball- 2003)

California also has won both and, if you accept shared football championships, Stanford too (another private university).

Who made College Basketballs in the 1930s?

ST. JOHN'S BROOKLYN first on film, first to draw over 250,000 in a season. Goerge Washington was also part of this recreation.

How many mens basketball head coaches have the Missouri Tigers had?

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)

Who was the coach of DePaul when they went to the Final Four in 1979?

Ray Meyer. He was also inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in that same year, 1979. He also coached George Mikan.