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3/22/2000

Which of this year's Sweet 16 teams have the longest current streak of Sweet 16 appearances?

Michigan State, Purdue and Duke with 3

 3/19/2000

Since 1985, when the field went to 64 teams, there have been only 2 AP Number 1 teams to win the National Championship. Who are they?

Duke in 1992 and UCLA in 1995

3/07/2000

Who was the last team to enter the NCAA Tournament with 1 or fewer losses and go on to win?

Indiana in 1976

 3/02/2000

Which conference has had the most final four appearances? Only appearances as a member of that conference count.

Big Ten with 36

2/28/2000

Since 1985, when the field went to 64 teams, which state has the best winning percentage in the Sweet Sixteen Round? (Minimum of 5 games)

Pennsylvania 6-1

2/26/2000

Who has the most NCAA Tournament Appearances without ever playing in the Elite Eight?

Miami of Ohio with 16

2/25/2000

Which year has had the most teams making their first NCAA Tournament?

1981 with 12 - UAB, Ball State, Fresno State, Howard, Idaho, James Madison, Long Island-Brooklyn, Mercer, Mississippi, Norteastern, Southern and Tennessee-Chattanooga

2/23/2000

Which conference has had the most of its current members play in the final four?

Big East with 11 - Connecticut, Georgetown, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. John's, Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia

2/22/2000

When was the last time AP Number 1 played AP number 2 in the National Championship?

1965 - Number 2 UCLA defeated Number 1 Michigan 91-80

2/21/2000

There have been 3 schools that have had 10 different seeds, more than any other. Who are they?

Arkansas, Georgetown and Missouri

2/20/2000

Who was the last team to win the NCAA Tournament in their first appearance?

Loyola, Illinois in 1963

2/19/2000

The most times that a school has lost to the eventual champion in the NCAA Tournament is 10. Which team has been beaten by the eventual champion 10 times?

Duke with 10

1963

Loyola, Illinois

National Semifinals

1964

UCLA

National Championship

1978

Kentucky

National Championship

1986

Louisville

National Championship

1987

Indiana

Sweet Sixteen

1988

Kansas

National Semifinals

1990

Nevada-Las Vegas

National Championship

1994

Arkansas

National Championship

1998

Kentucky

Elite Eight

1999

Connecticut

National Championship

2/18/2000

The NCAA Tournament started in 1939. Only 2 schools were in the NCAA Tournament in the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. Who are they?

Ohio State - 1939,1944,1945,1946,1950,1960,1961,1962,1968,1971,1980,1982,1983,1985,1987,1990,1991,1992,1999

Villanova - 1939,1949,1951,1955,1962,1964,1969,1970,1971,1972,1978,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1988, 1990,1991,1995,1996,1997,1999