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Men and Women from the Same School Win NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship

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In 2014 both the men’s and women’s basketball teams from the University of Connecticut (UConn) won the NCAA Division 1 National Championship. When was the first time that the men and women from the same school won the basketball title?

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The first time that the men’s and women’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship was won by the same school was back in 2004. UConn was again involved as the UConn men and women both won their respective basketball National Championships that year. To date, that is the only other time that this has occurred.

UConn Men’s Basketball First National Championship

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Congratulations to the University of Connecticut (UConn) men’s basketball team for winning the 2014 National Championship – their fourth. When did the UConn men win their first basketball National Championship?

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The UConn men won their first Basketball National Championship in 1999 when they defeated Duke 77 to 74.

Connecticut and Notre Dame in the Women’s NCAA Basketball Finals

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The match up for the 2014 NCAA Women’s Division 1 Basketball Championship is Connecticut vs. Notre Dame. Have the two teams ever met in the finals before?

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Connecticut has been to the finals eight times winning all eight times. Notre Dame has been to the finals 3 times and have a 1 and 2 record in the finals. With a combined number of trips to the finals of 11, Connecticut and Notre Dame have never met in the NCAA women’s Basketball finals until this year – 2014.

Connecticut and Kentucky in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Finals

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The match up for the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Championship is Connecticut vs. Kentucky. Have the two teams ever met in the finals before?

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Connecticut has been to the finals 3 times winning all three times. Kentucky has been to the finals 11 times amassing an 8 and 3 record. With a combined number of trips to the finals of 14, Connecticut and Kentucky have never met in the NCAA Men’s Basketball finals until this year – 2014.