03/14/10 (Selection Sunday)

 

Most Consecutive Tournament Appearances (minimum of 5)
Kansas (21)
Duke (15)
Michigan State (13)
Gonzaga (12)
Texas (12)
Wisconsin (12)
Pittsburgh (9)
Villanova (6)
Marquette (5)

Tennessee (5)

Texas A&M (5)

Xavier (5)


String of at least 5 tournament appearances snapped
Arizona (25)
North Carolina (6)
UCLA (5)

New Teams (2)
Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Wofford


Most Consecutive Years with Top 8 Seed (at least 5)
Kansas (21)
Duke (15)
Texas (12)

Marquette (5)

Pittsburgh (5)

String of at least 5 Top 8 Seeds snapped
North Carolina (6)

Most Consecutive Years with Top 4 Seed (at least 3)
Kansas (10)
Pittsburgh (4)

Duke (3)

String of at least 3 Top 4 Seeds snapped
North Carolina (5)
Memphis (4)

Longest Droughts Snapped (Top Ten)
Houston (1992)

California-Santa Barbara (2002)

Sam Houston State (2003)
Lehigh (2004)

Richmond (2004)

New Mexico (2005)

Oakland (2005)

Ohio (2005)

Texas-El Paso (2005)

Vermont (2005)


The Pacific Ten Conference only has 2 teams in the tournament for the first time since 1988 when Arizona and Oregon State went to the tournament.