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NCAA Final Four Results -- Championship Game, Most Outstanding Players



 

				2015 Final Four location:	Lucas Oil Stadium.  Indianapolis, Indiana
				2014 Final Four location:	Cowboys Stadium.  Arlington, Texas
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	

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

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