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Most NCAA D1 Basketball Championships

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What NCAA Division I basketball teams have the most national championships?

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NCAA D1 Men

  • 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

NCAA D1 Women

  • Connecticut: 11 – 1995, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Tennessee: 8 – 1987, 1989, 1991,1996, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008
  • Baylor: 2 – 2005, 2012
  • Louisiana Tech: 2 – 1982, 1988
  • Stanford: 2 1990, 1992
  • USC: 2 – 1983, 1984

First NCAA Basketball Team with 100 Consecutive Wins

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What was the first NCAA basketball team to win 100 games in a row?

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With their 100th consecutive win on February 13, 2017 the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team became the first and only NCAA team to achieve 100 wins in a row. The next milestone for the UConn women, beating Wayland Baptist University’s record of 131 straight wins. Wayland Baptist University played in the Amateur Athletic Union, AAU, before the NCAA began sponsoring women’s basketball.

First Naismith College Coach of the Year Award

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When was the First Naismith College Coach of the Year Award first awarded and who was the recipient?

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The First Naismith College Coach of the Year Award was first handed out for the 1986/1987 college basketball season. The winners were:

  • Men’s coach: Bob Knight of Indiana
  • Women’s coach: Pat Summitt of Tennessee

Most Consecutive NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships

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What school has won the most consecutive NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball championships?

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UCLA won 7 championships in a row from 1967 to 1973. This was in a run that saw them win 9 of 10 championships from 1964 to 1973. Four of the UCLA teams had perfect 30-0 records during that ten year stretch.

1st Basketball Championship for the UCLA Men

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The UCLA men hold the record for the most men’s Division I NCAA basketball championships with 11. When did the UCLA men win their first basketball national championship?

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The UCLA men won their first NCAA Division I basketball championship in 1964.

First College Basketball Game

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When was the first college basketball game played?

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The first college basketball game was played on January 18, 1896. The “experimental” game was held between the University of Iowa and the University of Chicago in Iowa. The University of Chicago won the game 15 to 12.

Longest NCAA Division I Basketball Winning Streak

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What is the longest NCAA Division I basketball winning streak?

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The longest NCAA Division I basketball winning streak goes to University of Connecticut women’s basketball team who amassed an 80 game winning streak from the beginning of the 2008 season ending with a loss to Stanford on December 30, 2010. For men’s NCAA Division I basketball the longest winning streak is 88 games set from 1971 to 1974 by the UCLA men’s basketball team.

Basketball Championships for Connecticut Women’s Basketball Team

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How many times has the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team won the NCAA Division I basketball national championship?

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With their 2015 win over Notre Dame, the Connecticut women’s basketball team has won a total of ten NCAA Division I basketball national championships.

2015 March Madness Final 4 First Championships

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March Madness 2015 edition is down to the final four. In the final four this year are Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State, and Wisconsin. When were the first NCAA Division I Basketball National Championships for each of these schools?

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The first NCAA Division I Basketball National Championships for each of these schools are as follows:

  • Duke: 1991
  • Kentucky: 1948
  • Michigan State: 1979
  • Wisconsin: 1941

First NCAA Men’s Basketball Champions

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What schools won the first NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championships?

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  • The first NCAA Division I men’s basketball national champion was Oregon in 1939.
  • The first NCAA Division II men’s basketball national champion was Wheaton (Ill.) in 1957.
  • The first NCAA Division III men’s basketball national champion was LeMoyne-Owen in 1975.