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NCAA Men's Division I Final Four appearances by school


NCAA Men's Division I Final Four appearances by school

This is a list of NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Final Four appearances by school. Several teams have vacated Final Four appearances and are marked with an * with explanations listed below. The listed Final Four totals for those teams do not include the vacated appearances. Schools in italics no longer compete in NCAA Division I.

The tables below are updated through the 2015 tournament.


  • Total Final Four appearances 1
  • Most NCAA Tournament appearances without reaching a Final Four 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4

Total Final Four appearances

App. School
18 North Carolina
17 Kentucky, UCLA*
16 Duke
14 Kansas
10 Louisville, Ohio State*
9 Michigan State
8 Indiana
6 Arkansas, Cincinnati, Oklahoma State
5 Houston, Illinois, Michigan**, Syracuse
4 Arizona, Kansas State, LSU, Oklahoma, UNLV, Utah, Wisconsin
3 California, Iowa, Marquette, N.C. State, San Francisco, Texas, Villanova*
2 Holy Cross, La Salle, Maryland, NYU, Oregon State, Providence, Purdue, St. John's, Stanford, Temple, USC, Virginia, West Virginia, Wichita State,
1 Indiana State, Iowa State, Jacksonville, Loyola (IL), Memphis**, Mississippi State, New Mexico State, Notre Dame, Oregon, Penn, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Rutgers, Santa Clara, Seattle, Seton Hall, SMU, St. Bonaventure, UTEP, Virginia Commonwealth, Wake Forest, Washington, Washington State, Wyoming

* - Indicates one vacated appearance not included in total.
** - Indicates two vacated appearances not included in total.

Most NCAA Tournament appearances without reaching a Final Four

App. School
29 BYU
25 Missouri, Xavier
22 Western Kentucky*
20 Alabama, Tennessee, Utah State
19 Creighton
18 Boston College, Gonzaga
17 Miami (OH)
15 Murray State, New Mexico, Tulsa, UAB, Weber State
13 Arizona State, Davidson, Pepperdine, Ohio, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt
12 Texas A&M
11 Idaho State, Navy, Old Dominion, Oklahoma City, San Diego State
10 Clemson, Colorado State, Chattanooga, Montana, North Carolina A&T, Southern Illinois

* - Indicates one vacated Final Four appearance.


See also

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