NCAA Basketball Champions List with year, winner and runner up names, check NCAA Division I men’s basketball champions of all time. The National Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as March Madness, is a popular annual basketball tournament in the United States. It features 68 college basketball teams from Division I schools competing for the national championship. The NCAA basketball championship tournament takes place over several weeks in March and April.
Each winning university receives a rectangular, gold-plated trophy made of wood. Here we are providing you the complete list of NCAA March Madness Tournament Winners of all time i.e since 1939.
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List of NCAA Basketball Champions
|Year||Winner Teams||Runner Up Teams|
|2023||UConn||San Diego State|
|2020||Canceled due to Covid-19||—|
|2009||North Carolina||Michigan State|
|1983||North Carolina State||Houston|
|1979||Michigan State||Indiana State|
|1974||North Carolina State||Marquette|
|1946||Oklahoma A&M||North Carolina|
Quick Facts of March Madness Tournament Winners
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has been the most successful college in the NCAA Tournament, winning 11 national titles. Kentucky has the second-most titles i.e total 8 title win. UCLA also holds the record for the most consecutive NCAA basketball championships, winning seven in a row from 1967 to 1973.
North Carolina is third with six championships, while Connecticut, Duke and Indiana follow with five each. Connecticut is the most recent champion, having defeated San Diego State in the final of the 2023 tournament. Among head coaches, John Wooden is the all-time leader with 10 championships; he coached UCLA during their period of success in the 1960s and 1970s. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski is second all-time with five titles.