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NCAA College Basketball Championship Winners








A complete history and list of the winners of each NCAA Basketball March Maddess tournament since the first tourney in 1939. Also including a complete list of MOP's and all four teams in the final four.

2016 Final Four location: NRG Stadium.  Houston, Texas
2015 Final Four location: Lucas Oil Stadium.  Indianapolis, Indiana
Year   Winner (Seed)   Runner-Up (Seed)  Score    MOP                          Other Final Four Teams                   Final Four Location
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2014    Connecticut (7)   Kentucky (8)    60-54   Shabazz Napier, UConn         Florida (1), Wisconsin (2)              AT&T Stadium Arlington, Texas
2013    Louisville (1)    Michigan (4)    82-76   Luke Hancock, Louisville      Syracuse (4), Wichita State (9)         Georgia Dome.  Atlanta, Georgia
2012    Kentucky (1)      Kansas (2)      67-59   Anthony Davis, Kentucky       Ohio State (2), Louisville (4)          Louisiana Superdome.  New Orleans, Louisiana
2011    Connecticut (3)   Butler (8)      53-41   Kemba Walker, UConn           Kentucky (4), VCU (11)                  Reliant Stadium.  Houston, Texas
2010    Duke (1)          Butler (5)      61-59   Kyle Singler, Duke            West Virginia (2), Michigan State (5)   Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
2009    North Carolina (1) Michigan State (2)  89-72 Wayne Ellington, NC        Connecticut (1), Villanova (3)          Ford field, Detroit Michigan
2008    Kansas (1)        Memphis (1)     75-68 (OT) Mario Chalmers, Kansas     North Carolina (1), UCLA (1)            Alamadome, San Antonio 
2007    Florida (1)       Ohio State (1)  84-75   Corey Brewer, Florida         UCLA (2), Georgetown (2)                Georgia Dome, Atlanta
2006    Florida (3)       UCLA (1)        73-57   Joakim Noah, Florida          LSU (4), George Mason (11)              RCA Dome, Indianapolis 
2005    North Carolina (1)  Illinois (1)  75-70   Sean May, NC                  Louisville (4), Michigan State (5)      St. Louis, Mo
2004    Connecticut (2)   Georgia Tech (3) 82-73  Emeka Okafor, UConn           Oklahoma State (2), Duke (1)            Alamadome, San Antonio 
2003    Syracuse (3)      Kansas  (2)     81-78   Carmelo Anthony, Syr          Texas (1), Marquette (3)                Superdome, New Orleans
2002    Maryland (1)      Indiana (5)     64-52   Juan Dixon, Maryland          Kansas (1), Oklahoma (2)                Georgia Dome, Atlanta
2001    Duke (1)          Arizona (2)     82-72   Shane Battier, Duke           Maryland (3), Michigan State (1)        Metrodome, Minneapolis
2000    Michigan State (1)  Florida (5)   89-76   Mateen Cleaves, Mich          North Carolina (8), Wisconsin (8)       RCA Dome, Indianapolis
1999    Connecticut (1)   Duke (1)        77-74   Richard Hamilton, UConn       Michigan State (1), Ohio State (4)      Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla
1998    Kentucky (2)      Utah (3)        78-69   Jeff Sheppard, Kent           North Carolina (1), Stanford (3)        Alamadome, San Antonio 
1997    Arizona (4)       Kentucky (1)    84-79 (OT) Miles Simon, Arz           North Carolina (1), Minnesota (1)       RCA Dome, Indianapolis 
1996    Kentucky (1)      Syracuse (4)    76-67   Tony Delk, Kent               Massachusetts (1), Mississippi State (5) East Rutherford, N.J.
1995    UCLA (1)          Arkansas (2)    89-78   Ed O'Bannon, UCLA             Oklahoma State (4), North Carolina (2)  Kingdome, Seattle 
1994    Arkansas (1)      Duke (2)        76-72   Corliss Williamson, Ark       Florida (3), Arizona (2)                Charlotte N.C. Coliseum
1993    North Carolina (1)  Michigan (1)  77-71   Donald Williams, NC           Kansas (2), Kentucky (1)                Superdome, New Orleans
1992    Duke (1)          Michigan (6)    71-51   Bobby Hurley, Duke            Indiana (2), Cincinnati (4)             Metrodome, Minneapolis 
1991    Duke (2)          Kansas  (3)     72-65   Christian Laettner, Duke      North Carolina (1), UNLV (1)            Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis 
1990    UNLV (1)          Duke (3)        103-73  Anderson Hunt, UNLV           Arkansas (4), Georgia Tech (4)          McNichols Arena, Denver 
1989    Michigan (3)      Seton Hall (3)  80-79 (OT) Glen Rice, Mich            Duke (2), Illinois (1)                  Kingdome, Seattle 
1988    Kansas (6)        Oklahoma (1)    83-79   Danny Manning, Kan            Duke (2), Arizona (1)                   Kansas City, Mo
1987    Indiana (1)       Syracuse (2)    74-73   Keith Smart, Ind              Providence (6), UNLV (1)                Superdome, New Orleans
1986    Louisville (2)    Duke (1)        72-69   Pervis Ellison, Louisv        Kansas (1), LSU (11)                    Reunion Arena, Dallas 
1985    Villanova (8)     Georgetown (1)  66-64   Ed Pinckney, Nova             St John's (1), Memphis State (2)        Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky
1984    Georgetown (1)    Houston (2)     84-75   Patrick Ewing, Gtown          Virginia (7), Kentucky (1)              Kingdome, Seattle 
1983    NC State (6)      Houston (1)     54-52   Akeem Olajuwon, Houston       Georgia (4), Louisville (1)             The Pit, Albuquerque
1982    North Carolina (1)  Georgetown (1)   63-62 James Worthy, NC             Houston (6), Louisville (3)             Superdome, New Orleans 
1981    Indiana (3)       North Carolina (2) 63-50 Isiah Thomas, Ind            3rd: Virginia (1), 4th: LSU (1)         The Spectrum, Philadelphia 
1980    Louisville (2)    UCLA (8)        59-54   Darrell Griffith, Louisv      3rd: Purdue (6), 4th: Iowa (5)          Market Square Arena, Indianapolis
1979    Michigan St. (2)  Indiana St. (1) 75-64   Earvin Johnson, Mich          3rd: DePaul (2), 4th: Penn (9)          Special Events Center, Salt Lake City
1978    Kentucky          Duke            94-88   Jack Givens, Kent             3rd: Arkansas, 4th: Notre Dame          Checkerdome, St. Louis 
1977    Marquette         North Carolina  67-59   Butch Lee, Marq               3rd: UNLV, 4th: Charlotte               The Omni, Atlanta
1976    Indiana           Michigan        86-68   Kent Benson, Ind              3rd: UCLA, 4th: Rutgers                 The Spectrum, Philadelphia 
1975    UCLA              Kentucky        92-85   Richard Washington, UCLA      3rd: Louisville, 4th: Syracuse          San Diego Sports Arena 
1974    NC State          Marquette       76-64   David Thompson, NC            3rd: UCLA, 4th: Kansas                  Greensboro N.C. Coliseum 
1973    UCLA              Memphis         87-66   Bill Walton, UCLA             3rd: Indiana, 4th: Providence           St. Louis Arena 
1972    UCLA              Florida St.     81-76   Bill Walton, UCLA             3rd: North Carolina, 4th: Louisville    Los Angeles Sports Arena 
1971    UCLA              Villanova       68-62   Howard Porter, Nova           3rd: Western Kentucky, 4th: Kansas      Houston Astrodome 
1970    UCLA              Jacksonville    80-69   Sidney Wicks, UCLA            3rd: New Mexico State, 4th: St. Bonaventure  College Park, Md
1969    UCLA              Purdue          92-72   Lew Alcindor, UCLA            3rd: Drake, 4th: North Carolina         Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky
1968    UCLA              North Carolina  78-55   Lew Alcindor, UCLA            3rd: Ohio State, 4th: Houston           Los Angeles Sports Arena 
1967    UCLA              Dayton          79-64   Lew Alcindor, UCLA            3rd: Houston, 4th: North Carolina       Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky
1966    UTEP              Kentucky        72-65   Jerry Chambers, Utah          3rd: Duke, 4th: Utah                    College Park, Md
1965    UCLA              Michigan        91-80   Bill Bradley, Princeton       3rd: Princeton, 4th: Wichita State      Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Ore
1964    UCLA              Duke            98-83   Walt Hazzard, UCLA            3rd: Michigan, 4th: Kansas State        Kansas City, Mo
1963    Loyola            Cincinnati      60-58 (OT) Art Heyman, Duke           3rd: Duke, 4th: Oregon State            Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky
1962    Cincinnati        Ohio St.        71-59   Paul Hogue, Cinci             3rd: Wake Forest, 4th: UCLA             Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky
1961    Cincinnati        Ohio St.        70-65 (OT) Jerry Lucas, Ohio St       3rd: St. Joseph's, 4th: Utah            Kansas City, Mo
1960    Ohio St.          California      75-55   Jerry Lucas, Ohio St          3rd: Cincinnati, 4th: NYU               Cow Palace, San Francisco
1959    California        West Virginia   71-70   Jerry West, West Virg                                                 Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky
1958    Kentucky          Seattle         84-72   Elgin Baylor, Seattle                                                 Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky
1957    North Carolina    Kansas          54-53 (3 OT) Wilt Chamberlain, Kansas                                         Kansas City, Mo
1956    San Francisco     Iowa            83-71   Hal Lear, Temple                                                      McGaw Hall, Evanston, Ill
1955    San Francisco     La Salle        76-73   Bill Russell, SF                                                      Kansas City, Mo
1954    La Salle          Bradley         92-76   Tom Gola, La Salle                                                    Kansas City, Mo
1953    Indiana           Kansas          69-68   B.H. Born, Kansas                                                     Kansas City, Mo
1952    Kansas            St. John's      80-63   Clyde Lovellette, Kan                                                 Edmunson Pavilion, Seattle
1951    Kentucky          Kansas St.      68-58   None Selected                                                         Williams Arena, Minneapolis
1950    CCNY              Bradley         71-68   Irwin Dambrot, CCNY                                                   Madison Square Garden, New York 
1949    Kentucky          Oklahoma St.    46-36   Alex Groza, Kent                                                      Edmunson Pavilion, Seattle 
1948    Kentucky          Baylor          58-42   Alex Groza, Kent                                                      Madison Square Garden, New York 
1947    Holy Cross        Oklahoma        58-47   George Kaftan, Holy Cross                                             Madison Square Garden, New York 
1946    Oklahoma A&M      North Carolina  43-40   Bob Kurland, Okla                                                     Madison Square Garden, New York
1945    Oklahoma A&M      NYU             49-45   Bob Kurland, Okla                                                     Madison Square Garden, New York 
1944    Utah              Dartmouth       42-40 (OT) Arnie Ferrin, UCLA                                                 Madison Square Garden, New York 
1943    Wyoming           Georgetown      46-34   Kenny Sailors, Wyoming                                                Madison Square Garden, New York 
1942    Stanford          Dartmouth       53-38   Howie Dallmar, Stanford                                               Kansas City, Mo
1941    Wisconsin         Washington St.  39-34   John Kotz, Wisc                                                       Kansas City, Mo
1940    Indiana           Kansas          60-42   Marv Huffman, Indi                                                    Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Mo
1939    Oregon            Ohio St.        46-33   Jimmy Hull, Ohio St                                                   Patten Gym, Evanston, Ill 



Championship History NCAA Basketball All-Time Rankings!!

Rankings are determined as:
  • 5 points for Winning the Final Four Championship (Championship Points)
  • 3 points for Losing in the Championship game
  • 1 point each for the two teams that lost in the first round of the Final Four

** ALL Time Ranks Coming Soon! **

Notes: Most Outstanding Player (MOP) does not necessarily go to a player on the winning team, but rather the MOP of the entire NCAA tournament.
1981 was the last year a 3rd place consolation game was played.

Number of teams in the tourney over the years:
2011-Present -- 68
2001-2010 -- 65
1985-2000 -- 64
1984 -- 53
1983 -- 52
1980-1982 -- 48
1979 -- 40
1975-1978 -- 32
1969-1974 -- 25
1967-1968 -- 23
1966 -- 22
1965 -- 23
1962-1964 -- 25
1961 -- 24
1960 -- 25

NCAA Championship Winners, Final Four Seedings, Final Four Game results and other NCAA history information is provided by ChampionshipHistory.com



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