How Many Times In a Row Have Tom Izzo & MSU Been To The Big Dance?
How many times in a row has Michigan State University head basketball coach Tom Izzo led the Spartans to the men's NCAA Tournament?
What Men's College Basketball teams Have Consecutively Been To The Tournament?
What men's college basketball team has been to the tournament more times in a row than any other team? That would be Kansas since they have been every year from 1990 to 2023 which is pretty impressive. This is something the Jayhawks have accomplished 33 times in a row and with two different coaches which is pretty impressive.
North Carolina comes in at number 2 for consecutive times in a row in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament with a total of 26 from 1975 to 2001. The Tar Heels have made their 26 consecutive tournaments at the hands of three different head coaches.
Michigan State University has made it to the men's college basketball tournament 25 times in a row from 1998 to 2023 putting the Spartans 3rd on consecutive appearances. One thing the Spartans have done that is different than Kansas and North Carolina is, they have made their run with one head coach.
What Men's College Basketball Coach Has Most Consecutive Tourny Appearances?
According to Michigan State University, men's basketball coach Tom Izzo is the first head coach in the history of the NCAA to take a team 25 times in a row to the tournament. The Spartans have been led to the tournament by Izzo from 1998 to 2023. This is a huge achievement for Izzo and the MSU.
What Head Coach Did Izzo Pass As Most Consecutive Appearances In Tournament?
It was former Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski that took the Blue Devils to the NCAA Tournament 24 times in a row from 1996 to 2019.