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NCAAB Title Winners

NCAA Men’s Tournament Champions

The NCAA Tournament brings out the best Division I teams in the nation, with the winner declared the NCAA Champion, and the best college team in the USA.

The NCAA tournament has been held since 1939, which included 8 teams, as of 2011 there are 68 teams in the tournament.

UCLA is the most successful team in NCAA Tournament history with 11 national titles, 10 of which during a 12 year run from 1964 to 1975.

John Wooden has the most NCAA Titles as a coach, having coached UCLA during their Title runs in the 196’s and 70’s.

NCAA Tournament Winners List Year By Year

Below is a list of NCAA Tournament winners including game NCAA Final scores, winning coaches and runners-up.

Year Winners Score Runners-Up Winning Coach
2017 North Carolina 71–65 Gonzaga Roy Williams
2016 Villanova 77–74 North Carolina Jay Wright
2015 Duke 68–63 Wisconsin Mike Krzyzewski
2014 Connecticut 60–54 Kentucky Kevin Ollie
2013 Louisville 82–76 Michigan Rick Pitino
2012 Kentucky 67–59 Kansas John Calipari
2011 Connecticut 53–41 Butler Jim Calhoun
2010 Duke 61–59 Butler Mike Krzyzewski
2009 North Carolina 89–72 Michigan State Roy Williams
2008 Kansas 75–68* Memphis[a] Bill Self
2007 Florida 84–75 Ohio State Billy Donovan
2006 Florida 73–57 UCLA Billy Donovan
2005 North Carolina 75–70 Illinois Roy Williams
2004 Connecticut 82–73 Georgia Tech Jim Calhoun
2003 Syracuse 81–78 Kansas Jim Boeheim
2002 Maryland 64–52 Indiana Gary Williams
2001 Duke 82–72 Arizona Mike Krzyzewski
2000 Michigan State 89–76 Florida Tom Izzo
1999 Connecticut 77–74 Duke Jim Calhoun
1998 Kentucky 78–69 Utah Tubby Smith
1997 Arizona 84–79* Kentucky Lute Olson
1996 Kentucky 76–67 Syracuse Rick Pitino
1995 UCLA 89–78 Arkansas Jim Harrick
1994 Arkansas 76–72 Duke Nolan Richardson
1993 North Carolina 77–71 Michigan[a] Dean Smith
1992 Duke 71–51 Michigan[a] Mike Krzyzewski
1991 Duke 72–65 Kansas Mike Krzyzewski
1990 UNLV 103–73 Duke Jerry Tarkanian
1989 Michigan 80–79* Seton Hall Steve Fisher
1988 Kansas 83–79 Oklahoma Larry Brown
1987 Indiana 74–73 Syracuse Bob Knight
1986 Louisville 72–69 Duke Denny Crum
1985 Villanova 66–64 Georgetown Rollie Massimino
1984 Georgetown 84–75 Houston John Thompson
1983 North Carolina State 54–52 Houston Jim Valvano
1982 North Carolina 63–62 Georgetown Dean Smith
1981 Indiana 63–50 North Carolina Bob Knight
1980 Louisville 59–54 UCLA[a] Denny Crum
1979 Michigan State 75–64 Indiana State Jud Heathcote
1978 Kentucky 94–88 Duke Joe B. Hall
1977 Marquette 67–59 North Carolina Al McGuire
1976 Indiana 86–68 Michigan Bob Knight
1975 UCLA 92–85 Kentucky John Wooden
1974 North Carolina State 76–64 Marquette Norm Sloan
1973 UCLA 87–66 Memphis State John Wooden
1972 UCLA 81–76 Florida State John Wooden
1971 UCLA 68–62 Villanova[a] John Wooden
1970 UCLA 80–69 Jacksonville John Wooden
1969 UCLA 92–72 Purdue John Wooden
1968 UCLA 78–55 North Carolina John Wooden
1967 UCLA 79–64 Dayton John Wooden
1966 Texas Western 72–65 Kentucky Don Haskins
1965 UCLA 91–80 Michigan John Wooden
1964 UCLA 98–83 Duke John Wooden
1963 Loyola Chicago 60–58* Cincinnati George Ireland
1962 Cincinnati 71–59 Ohio State Ed Jucker
1961 Cincinnati 70–65* Ohio State Ed Jucker
1960 Ohio State 75–55 California Fred Taylor
1959 California 71–70 West Virginia Pete Newell
1958 Kentucky 84–72 Seattle Adolph Rupp
1957 North Carolina 54–53 Kansas Frank McGuire
1956 San Francisco 83–71 Iowa Phil Woolpert
1955 San Francisco 77–63 La Salle Phil Woolpert
1954 La Salle 92–76 Bradley Ken Loeffler
1953 Indiana 69–68 Kansas Branch McCracken
1952 Kansas 80–63 St. John’s Phog Allen
1951 Kentucky 68–58 Kansas State Adolph Rupp
1950 CCNY 71–68 Bradley Nat Holman
1949 Kentucky 46–36 Oklahoma A&M Adolph Rupp
1948 Kentucky 58–42 Baylor Adolph Rupp
1947 Holy Cross 58–47 Oklahoma Doggie Julian
1946 Oklahoma A&M 43–40 North Carolina Henry Iba
1945 Oklahoma A&M 49–45 NYU Henry Iba
1944 Utah 42–40* Dartmouth Vadal Peterson
1943 Wyoming 46–34 Georgetown Everett Shelton
1942 Stanford 53–38 Dartmouth Everett Dean
1941 Wisconsin 39–34 Washington State Bud Foster
1940 Indiana 60–42 Kansas Branch McCracken
1939 Oregon 46–33 Ohio State Howard Hobson

Who has won the most NCAAB Titles?

Below are the NCAA teams who have won the most NCAA Basketball Championships.

Team Wins NCAAB Title Years
UCLA 11 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
Kentucky 8 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
North Carolina 6 1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009, 2017
Duke 5 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
Indiana 5 1940, 1953, 1976, 1981, 1987
Connecticut 4 1999, 2004, 2011, 2014
Louisville 3 1980, 1986, 2013
Kansas 3 1952, 1988, 2008
Cincinnati 2 1961, 1962
Florida 2 2006, 2007
Michigan State 2 1979, 2000
North Carolina State 2 1974, 1983
Oklahoma State 2 1945, 1946
San Francisco 2 1955, 1956
Villanova 2 1985, 2016

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