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.

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