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Current Women's NCAA Title Holders
Men's Championship Schools
Women's Championship Schools

National Champions NCAA Tournament   Women's NCCA Tournament
Through the 2016 NCAA Champonships
From 1901-1937 national champions were named by the Helms Foundation before the NCAA Tournament was started
YEAR CHAMPION RUNNER-UP RECORD
1901 Yale Bulldogs
None-Based on record 10-4
1902 Minnesota Golden Gophers
None-Based on record 11-0
1903 Yale Bulldogs
None-Based on record 15-1
1904 Columbia Lions
None-Based on record 17-1
1905 Columbia Lions
None-Based on record 19-1
1906 Dartmouth Big Green
None-Based on record 16-2
1907 Chicago Maroons
None-Based on record 22-2
1908 Chicago Maroons
None-Based on record 21-2
1909 Chicago Maroons
None-Based on record 12-0
1910 Columbia Lions
None-Based on record 11-1
1911 St. John's Red Storm
None-Based on record 14-0
1912 Wisconsin Badgers
None-Based on record 15-0
1913 Navy Midshipmen
None-Based on record 9-0
1914 Wisconsin Badgers
None-Based on record 15-0
1915 Illinois Fighting Illini
None-Based on record 16-0
1916 Wisconsin Badgers
None-Based on record 20-1
1917 Washington State Cougars
None-Based on record 25-1
1918 Syracuse Orangemen
None-Based on record 16-1
1919 Minnesota Golden Gophers
None-Based on record 13-0
1920 Pennsylvania Quakers
None-Based on record 22-1
1921 Pennsylvania Quakers
None-Based on record 21-2
1922 Kansas Jayhawks
None-Based on record 16-2
1923 Kansas Jayhawks
None-Based on record 17-1
1924 North Carolina Tar Heels
None-Based on record 25-0
1925 Princeton Tigers
None-Based on record 21-2
1926 Syracuse Orangemen
None-Based on record 19-1
1927 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
None-Based on record 19-1
1928 Pittsburgh Panthers
None-Based on record 21-0
1929 Montana State Bobcats
None-Based on record 36-2
1930 Pittsburgh Panthers
None-Based on record 23-2
1931 Northwestern Wildcats
None-Based on record 16-1
1932 Purdue Boilermakers
None-Based on record 17-1
1933 Kentucky Wildcats
None-Based on record 20-3
1934 Wyoming Cowboys
None-Based on record 26-3
1935 New York University Violets
None-Based on record 19-1
1936 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
None-Based on record 22-2-1
1937 Stanford Indians
None-Based on record 25-2
1938
Temple Owls
None-Based on record 23-2
NCAA Tournament  National Champions
YEAR CHAMPION RUNNER-UP SCORE
1939 Oregon Ducks
Ohio State Buckeyes
46-33
1940 Indiana Hoosiers
Kansas Jayhawks
60-42
1941 Wisconsin Badgers
Washington State Cougars
39-34
1942 Stanford Indians
Dartmouth Big Green
53-38
1943 Wyoming Cowboys
Georgetown Hoyas
46-34
1944 Utah Utes
Dartmouth Big Green
42-40(OT)
1945 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
New York University Violets
49-45
1946 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys
North Carolina Tar Heels
43-40
1947 Holy Cross Crusaders
Oklahoma Sooners
58-47
1948 Kentucky Wildcats
Baylor Bears
58-42
1949 Kentucky Wildcats
Oklahoma State Cowboys
46-36
1950 City College of New York Beavers
Bradley Braves
71-68
1951 Kentucky Wildcats
Kansas State Wildcats
68-58
1952 Kansas Jayhawks
St. John's Red Storm
80-63
1953 Indiana Hoosiers
Kansas Jayhawks
69-68
1954 La Salle Explorers
Bradley Braves
92-76
1955 San Francisco Dons
La Salle Explorers
77-63
1956 San Francisco Dons
Iowa Hawkeyes
83-71
1957 North Carolina Tar Heels
Kansas Jayhawks
54-53(3OT)
1958 Kentucky Wildcats
Seattle Redhawks
84-72
1959 California Golden Bears
West Virginia Mountaineers
71-70
1960 Ohio State Buckeyes
California Golden Bears
75-55
1961 Cincinnati Bearcats
Ohio State Buckeyes
70-65(OT)
1962 Cincinnati Bearcats
Ohio State Buckeyes
71-59
1963 Loyola Ramblers
Cincinnati Bearcats
60-58(OT)
1964 UCLA Bruins
Duke Blue Devils
98-83
1965 UCLA Bruins
Michigan Wolverines
91-80
1966 Texas Western Miners
Kentucky Wildcats
72-65
1967 UCLA Bruins
Dayton Flyers
79-64
1968 UCLA Bruins
North Carolina Tar Heels
78-55
1969 UCLA Bruins
Purdue Boilermakers
92-72
1970 UCLA Bruins
Jacksonville Dolphins
80-69
1971 UCLA Bruins
Villanova Wildcats
68-62
1972 UCLA Bruins
Florida State Seminoles
81-76
1973 UCLA Bruins
Memphis State Tigers
87-66
1974 North Carolina State Wolfpack
Marquette Golden Eagles
76-64
1975 UCLA Bruins
Kentucky Wildcats
92-85
1976 Indiana Hoosiers
Michigan Wolverines
86-68
1977 Marquette Golden Eagles
North Carolina Tar Heels
67-59
1978 Kentucky Wildcats
Duke Blue Devils
94-88
1979 Michigan State Spartans
Indiana State Sycamores
75-64
1980 Louisville Cardinals
UCLA Bruins
59-54
1981 Indiana Hoosiers
North Carolina Tar Heels
63-50
1982 North Carolina Tar Heels
Georgetown Hoyas
63-62
1983 North Carolina State Wolfpack
Houston Cougars
54-52
1984 Georgetown Hoyas
Houston Cougars
84-75
1985 Villanova Wildcats
Georgetown Hoyas
66-64
1986 Louisville Cardinals
Duke Blue Devils
72-69
1987 Indiana Hoosiers
Syracuse Orangemen
74-73
1988 Kansas Jayhawks
Oklahoma Sooners
83-79
1989 Michigan Wolverines
Seton Hall Pirates
80-79(OT)
1990 UNLV Runnin Rebels
Duke Blue Devils
103-73
1991 Duke Blue Devils
Kansas Jayhawks
72-65
1992 Duke Blue Devils
Michigan Wolverines
71-51
1993 North Carolina Tar Heels
Michigan Wolverines
77-71
1994 Arkansas Razorbacks
Duke Blue Devils
76-72
1995 UCLA Bruins
Arkansas Razorbacks
89-78
1996 Kentucky Wildcats
Syracuse Orangemen
76-67
1997 Arizona Wildcats
Kentucky Wildcats
84-79(OT)
1998 Kentucky Wildcats
Utah Utes
78-69
1999 Connecticut Huskies
Duke Blue Devils
77-74
2000 Michigan State Spartans
Florida Gators
89-76
2001 Duke Blue Devils
Arizona Wildcats
82-72
2002 Maryland Terrapins
Indiana Hoosiers
64-52
2003
Syracuse Orangemen
Kansas Jayhawks
81-78
2004
Connecticut Huskies
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
82-73
2005
North Carolina Tar Heels
Illinois Fighting Illini
75-70
2006
Florida Gators
UCLA Bruins
73-57
2007
Florida Gators
Ohio State Buckeyes
84-75
2008
Kansas Jayhawks
Memphis Tigers
75-68(OT)
2009
North Carolina Tar Heels
Michigan State Spartans
89-72
2010
Duke Blue Devils
Butler Bulldogs
61-59
2011
Connecticut Hukies
Butler Bulldogs
53-41
2012
Kentucky Wildcats
Kansas Jayhawks
67-59
2013
Louisville Cardinals
Michigan Wolverines
82-76
2014
Connecticut Huskies
Kentucky Wildcats
60-54
2015
Duke Blue Devils
Wisconsin Badgers
68-63
2016
Villanova Wildcats
North Carolina Tar Heels
77-74
2017




CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOLS
POSITION
SCHOOL
CHAMPIONSHIPS
LAST CHAMPIONSHIP
1
UCLA Bruins
11
1995
2
Kentucky Wildcats
9
2012
3
North Carolina Tar Heels
6
2009
4
Indiana Hoosiers
5
1987
5
Kansas Jayhawks
5
2008
6
Duke Blue Devils
5
2015
7
Wisconsin Badgers
4
1941
8
Connecticut Huskies
4
2014
9
Chicago Maroons
3
1909
10
Columbia Lions
3
1910
11
Syracuse Orange
3
2003
12
Louisville Cardinals
3
2013
13
Yale Bulldogs
2
1903
14
Minnesota Golden Gophers
2
1919
15
Pennsylvania Quakers
2
1921
16
Pittsburgh Panthers
2
1930
17
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
2
1936
18
Stanford Cardinal
2
1942
19
Wyoming Cowboys
2
1943
20
Oklahoma State Cowboys
2
1946
21
San Francisco Dons
2
1956
22
Cincinnati Bearcats
2
1962
23
North Carolina State Wolfpack
2
1983
24
Michigan State Spartans
2
2000
25
Florida Gators
2
2007
26
Villanova Wildcats
2
2016
27
Dartmouth Big Green
1
1906
28
St. John's Red Storm
1
1911
29
Navy Midshipmen
1
1913
30
Illinois Fighting Illini
1
1915
31
Washington State Cougars
1
1917
32
Princeton Tigers
1
1925
33
Montana State Bobcats
1
1929
34
Northwestern Wildcats
1
1931
35
Purdue Boilermakers
1
1932
36
New York University Violets
1
1935
37
Oregon Ducks
1
1939
38
Utah Utes
1
1944
39
Holy Cross Crusaders
1
1947
40
City College of New York Beavers
1
1950
41
La Salle Explorers
1
1954
42
California Golden Bears
1
1959
43
Ohio State Buckeyes
1
1960
44
Loyola Ramblers
1
1963
45
Texas-El Paso Miners
1
1966
46
Marquette Golden Eagles
1
1977
47
Georgetown Hoyas
1
1984
48
Michigan Wolverines
1
1989
49
UNLV Runnin Rebels
1
1990
50
Arkansas Razorbacks
1
1994
51
Arizona Wildcats
1
1997
52
Maryland Terrapins
1
2002

Women's NCAA Tournament
YEAR CHAMPION RUNNER-UP SCORE
1982 Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
Cheyney State Wolves
76-62
1983 USC Trojans
Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
69-67
1984 USC Trojans
Tennessee Lady Volnteers
72-61
1985 Old Dominion Lady Monarchs
Georgia Bulldogs
70-65
1986 Texas Longhorns
USC Trojans
97-81
1987 Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
67-44
1988 Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
Auburn Tigers
56-54
1989 Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Auburn Tigers
76-60
1990 Stanford Cardinal
Auburn Tigers
88-81
1991 Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Virginia Cavaliers
70-67(OT)
1992 Stanford Cardinal
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
78-62
1993 Texas Tech Red Raiders
Ohio State Buckeys
84-82
1994 North Carolina Tar Heels
Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
60-59
1995 Connecticut Huskies
Tennessee Lady Volnteers
70-64
1996 Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Georgia Bulldogs
83-65
1997 Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Old Dominion Lady Monarchs
68-59
1998 Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
93-75
1999 Purdue Boilermakers
Duke Blue Devils
62-45
2000 Connecticut Huskies
Tennessee Lady Volunteers
71-52
2001 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Purdue Boilermakers
68-66
2002 Connecticut Huskies
Oklahoma Sooners
82-70
2003
Connecticut Huskies
Tennessee Lady Volunteers
73-68
2004
Connecticut Huskies
Tennessee Lady Volunteers
70-61
2005
Baylor Bears
Michigan State Spartans
84-62
2006
Maryland Terrapins
Duke Blue Devils
78-75(OT)
2007
Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
59-46
2008
Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Stanford Cardinal
64-48
2009
Connecticut Huskies
Louisville Cardinals
76-54
2010
Connecticut Huskies
Stanford Cardinal
53-47
2011
Texas A&M Aggies
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
76-70
2012
Baylor Bears
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
80-61
2013
Connecticut Huskies
Louisville Cardinals
93-60
2014
Connecticut Huskies
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
79-58
2015
Connecticut Huskies
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
63-53
2016
Connecticut Huskies
Syracuse Orange
82-51
2017




CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOLS
POSITION
SCHOOL
CHAMPIONSHIPS
LAST CHAMPIONSHIP
1
Connecticut Huskies
11
2016
2
Tennessee Lady Volunteers
8
2008
3
USC Trojans
2
1984
4
Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters
2
1988
5
Stanford Cardinal
2
1992
6
Baylor Bears
2
2012
7
Old Dominion Monarchs
1
1985
8
Texas Longhorns
1
1986
9
Texas Tech Red Raiders
1
1993
10
North Carolina Tar Heels
1
1994
11
Purdue Boilermakers
1
1999
12
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
1
2001
13
Maryland Terrapins
1
2006
14
Texas A&M Aggies
1
2011