When does the NCAA tournament start?

Answer The NCAA Tournament start date varies each year. In 2010, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament play-in game was held on March 16. While the opening day changes annually, the tournament always begin... Read More »

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When did the NCAA basketball tournament start?

In 1939, Patten Gymnasium on the campus of Northwestern University hosted the first NCAA men's basketball tournament championship game. The game ended in a 46-33 victory for the University of Orego... Read More »

When does the ncaa basketball tournament begin?

The NCAA tournament begins in mid-March and ends in early April. Typically, the first two weekends in March are filled by the end of the regular season and the conference tournaments. On the second... Read More »

What year did the NCAA basketball tournament start seeding teams?

In 1979, the NCAA men's basketball tournament expanded to 40 teams from the previous field of 32 teams. Along with the expansion, the tournament first began to distributing seedings based on projec... Read More »

When did the NCAA tournament go to 64 teams?

The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985. In 2001, one more team was added to the pool, making 65 teams eligible to charge toward the Final Four in hopes of land... Read More »