NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament consecutive appearances

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This is a list of the most consecutive appearances in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament by programs.[1]

Consecutive NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament appearances by programs[edit]

Rank School Length of streak Years Head Coach(es)
1 Kansas 29 1990–present Roy Williams (14), Bill Self (15)
2 North Carolina 27 1975–2001 Dean Smith (23), Bill Guthridge (3), Matt Doherty (1)
3 Arizona 25 1985–2009 Lute Olson (23), Kevin O'Neill (1), Russ Pennell (1)
4 Duke 23 1996–present Mike Krzyzewski
5 Michigan State 21 1998–present Tom Izzo
6 Gonzaga 20 1999–present Dan Monson (1), Mark Few (19)
7 Wisconsin 19 1999–2017 Dick Bennett (2), Brad Soderberg (1), Bo Ryan (14), Greg Gard (2)
8 Indiana 18 1986–2003 Bob Knight (15), Mike Davis (3)
9 Kentucky 17 1992–2008 Rick Pitino (6), Tubby Smith (10), Billy Gillispie (1)
10 UCLA 15 1967–1981 John Wooden (9), Gene Bartow (2), Gary Cunningham (2), Larry Brown (2)

Bold Indicates an active streak as of the 2018 tournament

Current consecutive NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament appearances by programs[edit]

School Consecutive appearances Conference
Kansas 29 Big 12
Duke 23 ACC
Michigan State 21 Big Ten
Gonzaga 20 WCC
Cincinnati 8 The American[a]
North Carolina 8 ACC
Wichita State 7 The American[b]
Arizona 6 Pac-12
Villanova 6 Big East
  1. ^ Cincinnati was in the Big East Conference prior to 2013.
  2. ^ Wichita State was in the Missouri Valley Conference prior to July 2017.
  • Table up to date through the 2018 tournament. Only schools with six consecutive appearances or more are included.[2]

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