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NCAA Tournament History

NCAA Tournament History Index

At-large selections

Under .500 in conference play

These teams were selected for at-large invitations to the NCAA tournament despite conference records that were under .500.

YearTeam (Coach)Overall
Record
ConferenceConference
Record
Conference
Finish
2012Connecticut (Jim Calhoun)20-13Big East8-109th
2010Georgia Tech (Paul Hewitt)22-12ACC7-97th
2009Arizona (Russ Pennell)19-13Pac-108-10Tied 6th
2009Maryland (Gary Williams)20-13ACC7-9Tied 7th
2008Arizona (Kevin O’Neill)19-14Pac-108-107th
2007Arkansas (Stan Heath)21-13SEC7-9Tied 3rd
2005North Carolina St. (Herb Sendek)19-13ACC7-9Tied 6th
2005Iowa (Steve Alford)21-11Big Ten7-97th
2003Alabama (Mark Gottfried)17-11SEC7-94th
2001Penn St. (Jerry Dunn)19-11Big Ten7-9Tied 6th
1999Purdue (Gene Keady)19-12Big Ten7-97th
1998Florida St. (Steve Robinson)17-13ACC6-10Tied 6th
1998Clemson (Rick Barnes)18-13ACC7-9Tied 4th
1997Virginia (Jeff Jones)18-12ACC7-96th
1996Clemson (Rick Barnes)18-10ACC7-96th
1995Iowa St. (Tim Floyd)22-10Big Eight6-85th
1992Iowa St. (Johnny Orr)20-12Big Eight5-9Tied 6th
1992Wake Forest (Dave Odom)17-11ACC7-95th
1991Villanova (Rollie Massimino)16-14Big East7-9Tied 7th
1991Virginia (Jeff Jones)21-11ACC6-8Tied 5th
1991Georgia Tech (Bobby Cremins)16-12ACC6-8Tied 5th
1994Seton Hall (P.J. Carlesimo)17-12Big East8-107th
1994Wisconsin (Stu Jackson)17-10Big Ten8-107th
1990Virginia (Terry Holland)19-11ACC6-8Tied 5th
1990Indiana (Bob Knight)18-10Big Ten8-107th
1989Providence (Rick Barnes)18-10Big East7-9Tied 5th
1988Maryland (Bob Wade)17-12ACC6-85th
1988Iowa St. (Johnny Orr)20-11Big Eight6-85th
1987LSU (Dale Brown)21-14SEC8-10Tied 6th
1986M aryland (Lefty Driesell)18-13ACC6-86th
1985Boston College (Gary Williams)18-10Big East7-96th
1984Virginia (Terry Holland)17-11ACC6-8Tied 5th
1983Alabama (Wimp Sanderson)20-11SEC8-10Tied 8th
1960USC (Forrest Twogood)16-10AAWU5-73rd

Most losses for at-large teams (since 1985)

TeamYearWonLostPct.
Villanova19911614.533
Georgia20011614.533
Kansas State19901714.548
Villanova19901814.563
Arizona20081914.576
LSU19872114.600
LSU19881613.552
Michigan19951713.567
Florida State19981713.567
Maryland19861813.581
Clemson19981813.581
North Carolina20001813.581
Wisconsin20001813.581
Oregon20081813.581
North Carolina State20051913.594
Arizona20091913.594
West Virginia20121913.594
Maryland20092013.606
Connecticut20122013.606
Texas20122013.606
South Florida20122013.606
Arkansas20072113.618
Minnesota20102113.618

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