NCAA Men's Division I Final Four appearances by school
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This is a list of NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Final Four appearances by school. Schools whose names are italicized are no longer in Division I and can no longer be included in the tournament. 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.
Total Final Four appearances
|10||Louisville, Ohio State*|
|8||Indiana, Michigan State|
|6||Arkansas, Cincinnati, Oklahoma State|
|5||Georgetown, Houston, Illinois, Michigan**, Syracuse|
|4||Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas State, LSU, Oklahoma, UNLV, Utah|
|3||California, Iowa, Marquette, N.C. State, San Francisco, Texas, Villanova*|
|2||Baylor, Bradley, Butler, CCNY, Colorado, Dartmouth, DePaul, Georgia Tech, Holy Cross, La Salle, Maryland, NYU, Oregon State, Providence, Purdue, St. John's, Stanford, Temple, USC, Virginia, West Virginia, Wichita State, Wisconsin|
|1||Charlotte, Memphis**, Dayton, Drake, Duquesne, Florida State, George Mason, Georgia, Indiana State, Iowa State, Jacksonville, Loyola (IL), 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.
Vacated Final Four appearances
- 1961 - St. Joseph's* vacated their Final Four appearance due to players' involvement in a point-shaving scandal.
- 1971 - Villanova vacated their NCAA tournament victories after it was discovered that tournament MOP Howard Porter had signed a pro contract with the Pittsburgh Condors of the American Basketball Association team during the season.
- 1971 - Western Kentucky* vacated after it was found that Jim McDaniels had signed contracts with an agent and to play for the Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association and accepted money during the season.
- 1980 - UCLA vacated its participation in the Final Four due to the use of ineligible players.
- 1985 - Memphis State's (now Memphis) Final Four appearance was vacated due to using ineligible players, as were all NCAA tournament appearances from 1982-1986.
- 1992 & 1993 - Michigan vacated the results of 114 games won while four players, Chris Webber, Maurice Taylor, Robert Traylor and Louis Bullock were not eligible, including both Final Fours. For more details, see University of Michigan basketball scandal.
- 1996 - Massachusetts'* Final Four appearance was vacated due to Marcus Camby signing with an agent during the season.
- 1997 - Minnesota* vacated their Final Four appearance and many of their games between 1996 and 1999 due to their use of ineligible players who had school work completed by school assistants.
- 1999 - Ohio State vacated their Final Four appearance as punishment for the actions of former coach Jim O'Brien.
- 2008 - Memphis vacated their entire season, including Final Four, when the NCAA retroactively declared Derrick Rose ineligible after his SAT was invalidated by the Educational Testing Service after the season.
Most NCAA Tournament appearances without reaching a Final Four
|20||Alabama, Utah State|
|18||Boston College, Creighton|
|14||Tulsa, New Mexico, UAB, Weber State|
|13||Pepperdine, Ohio, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt|
|12||Arizona State, Davidson, Old Dominion, Texas A&M|
|11||Idaho State, Navy, Oklahoma City|
|10||Clemson, Colorado State, Chattanooga, George Washington, Montana, North Carolina A&T, Southern Illinois|