College Basketball Teams With Most National Championships

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FILE - In this March 24, 1969, file photo, UCLA coach John Wooden is flanked by Sidney Wicks, right, and Lew Alcindor, draped with basket ropes, after the UCLA team beat Purdue 92-72 to win the NCAA basketball title for the third consecutive year, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo, File)
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UCLA has the most NCAA basketball championships. The Bruins have won 11 national championships, most recently in 1995.

They are one of seven different programs to win consecutive championships.

Teams With Most National Championships

TeamNational ChampionshipsMost Recent
UCLA111995
Kentucky82012
North Carolina62017
Duke52015
Indiana51987
Connecticut42014
Kansas42022
Villanova32018
Louisville22013
Cincinnati21962
Florida22007
Michigan State22000
NC State21983
Oklahoma State[b]21946
San Francisco21956

List of National Championship Games

YearNational ChampionRunner-UpScore
1939OregonOhio State46–33
1940IndianaKansas60–42
1941WisconsinWashington State39–34
1942StanfordDartmouth53–38
1943WyomingGeorgetown46–34
1944UtahDartmouth42–40
1945Oklahoma StateNYU49–45
1946Oklahoma StateNorth Carolina43–40
1947Holy CrossOklahoma58–47
1948KentuckyBaylor58–42
1949KentuckyOklahoma A&M46–36
1950CCNYBradley71–68
1951KentuckyKansas State68–58
1952KansasSt. John's80–63
1953IndianaKansas69–68
1954La SalleBradley92–76
1955San FranciscoLa Salle77–63
1956San FranciscoIowa83–71
1957North CarolinaKansas54–53
1958KentuckySeattle84–72
1959CaliforniaWest Virginia71–70
1960Ohio StateCalifornia75–55
1961CincinnatiOhio State70–65
1962CincinnatiOhio State71–59
1963Loyola ChicagoCincinnati60–58
1964UCLADuke98–83
1965UCLAMichigan91–80
1966Texas WesternKentucky72–65
1967UCLADayton79–64
1968UCLANorth Carolina78–55
1969UCLAPurdue92–72
1970UCLAJacksonville80–69
1971UCLAVillanova68–62
1972UCLAFlorida State81–76
1973UCLAMemphis State87–66
1974North Carolina StateMarquette76–64
1975UCLAKentucky92–85
1976IndianaMichigan86–68
1977MarquetteNorth Carolina67–59
1978KentuckyDuke94–88
1979Michigan StateIndiana State75–64
1980LouisvilleUCLA59–54
1981IndianaNorth Carolina63–50
1982North CarolinaGeorgetown63–62
1983North Carolina StateHouston54–52
1984GeorgetownHouston84–75
1985VillanovaGeorgetown66–64
1986LouisvilleDuke72–69
1987IndianaSyracuse74–73
1988KansasOklahoma83–79
1989MichiganSeton Hall80–79
1990UNLVDuke103–73
1991DukeKansas72–65
1992DukeMichigan71–51
1993North CarolinaMichigan77–71
1994ArkansasDuke76–72
1995UCLAArkansas89–78
1996KentuckySyracuse76–67
1997ArizonaKentucky84–79
1998KentuckyUtah78–69
1999UConnDuke77–74
2000Michigan StateFlorida89–76
2001DukeArizona82–72
2002MarylandIndiana64–52
2003SyracuseKansas81–78
2004UConnGeorgia Tech82–73
2005North CarolinaIllinois75–70
2006FloridaUCLA73–57
2007FloridaOhio State84–75
2008KansasMemphis75–68
2009North CarolinaMichigan State89–72
2010DukeButler61–59
2011UConnButler53–41
2012KentuckyKansas67–59
2013LouisvilleMichigan82–76
2014UConnKentucky60–54
2015DukeWisconsin68–63
2016VillanovaNorth Carolina77–74
2017North CarolinaGonzaga71–65
2018VillanovaMichigan79–62
2019VirginiaTexas Tech85–77
2021BaylorGonzaga86–70
2022KansasNorth Carolina72–69

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