NCAA Bids Losing Records
Playbook Staff
Posted: 2015-03-15

According to mysanantonio.com here is a list of the 22 schools that have received bids to the NCAA Division I basketball tournament with losing records and how they fared in the NCAA tournament:

1955 - Bradley (7-19), District 5 independent, lost in final eight; Oklahoma City (9-17), District 5 independent, lost in first round.

1961 George Washington (9-16), Southern Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1974 - Texas (12-14), Southwest Conference regular-season champion, lost in first round.

1978 - Missouri (14-15), Big Eight Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1985 - Lehigh (12-18), East Coast Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1986 - Montana State (14-16), Big Sky Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1993 - East Carolina (13-16), Colonial Athletic Association tournament champion, lost in first round.

1995 Florida International (11-18), Trans America Athletic Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1996 - Central Florida (11-18), Trans America Athletic Conference tournament champion, lost in first round; San Jose State (13-16), Big West Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1997 - Jackson State (14-15), Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament champion, lost in first round; Fairfield (11-18), Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1998 - Prairie View (13-16), Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

1999 - Florida A&M (12-18), Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

2002 - Siena (16-18), Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament champion, won opening round game; lost in first round.

2003 - North Carolina-Asheville (14-16), Big South Conference tournament champion, won opening-round game; lost in first round.

2004 - Florida A&M (14-16), Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion, won opening-round game; lost in first round.

2005 - Oakland, Mich. (12-18), Mid-Continent Conference tournament champion, won opening round-game; lost in first round.

2008 - Coppin State (16-20), Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion; lost in opening round.

2012 - Western Kentucky (15-18), Sun Belt Conference tournament champion; won first-round game; lost in second round.

2013 - Liberty (15-20), Big South Conference tournament champion, lost in first round.

2014 - Cal Poly (14-20), Big West Conference tournament champion, won first-round game; lost in second round.

2015 - Hampton (16-17), Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion.

2016 - Holy Cross (14-18), Patriot League champion, won first round play-in game; lost in next round.



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