NCAA Basketball Tournament History (March Madness)

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First NCAA Tournament

March 1939

Oregon def. Ohio State 46-33

National Championship (Kansas vs Indiana)

March 1940

Indiana def. Kansas 60-42

National Championship (Wisconsin vs Washington State)

March 1941

Wisconsin def. Washington State 39-34

National Championship (Stanford vs Dartmouth)

March 1942

Stanford def. Dartmouth 53-48

National Champioship (Wyoming vs Georgetown)

March 1943

Wyoming def. Georgetown 46-34

National Championship (Dartmouth vs Utah)

March 1944

Utah def. Dartmouth

National Championship (NYU vs Oklahoma A&M)

March 1945

Oklahoma A&M def. NYU 49-45

National Championship (Oklahoma A&M vs North Carolina)

March 1946

Oklahoma A&M def. North Carolina 43-40

National Championship (Oklahoma vs Holy Cross)

March 1947

Holy Cross def. Oklahoma 58-47

National Championshp (Baylor vs Kentucky)

March 1948

Kentucky def. Baylor 58-42

National Championship (Kentucky vs Oklahoma State)

March 1949

Kentucky def. Oklahoma State 46-36

National Championship (CCNY vs Bradley)

March 1950

CCNY def. Bradley 71-68

National Championship (Kansas State vs Kentucky)

March 1951

Kentucky def. Kansas State 68-58

National Championship (Kansas vs St. John's)

March 1952

Kansas def. St. John's 80-63

National Championship (Kansas vs Indiana)

March 1953

Indiana def. Kansas 69-68

National Championship (La Salle vs Bradley)

March 1954

La Salle def. Bradley 92-76

National Championship (San Francisco vs La Salle)

March 1955

San Francisco def. La Salle 76-73

National Championship (San Francisco vs Iowa)

March 1956

San Francisco def. Iowa 83-71

National Championship (North Carolina vs Kansas)

March 1957

North Carolina def. Kansas 54-53 (3 OT)

National Championship (Seattle vs Kentucky)

March 1958

Kentucky def. Seattle 84-72

National Championship (West Virginia vs California)

March 1959

California def. West Virginia 71-70

National Championship (Ohio State vs California)

March 1960

Ohio State def. California 75-55

National Championship (Cincinnati vs Ohio State)

March 1961

Cincinnati def. Ohio State 70-65 (OT)

National Championshp (Ohio State vs Cincinnati)

March 1962

Cincinnati def. Ohio State 71-59

National Championship (Loyola vs Cincinnati)

March 1963

Loyola def. Cincinnati 60-58

National Championship (UCLA vs Duke)

March 1964

UCLA def. Duke 98-83

National Championship (UCLA vs Michigan)

March 1965

UCLA def. Michigan 91-80

National Championship (Kentucky vs UTEP)

March 1966

UTEP def. Kentucky 72-65

National Chapionship (UCLA vs Dayton)

March 1967

UCLA def. Dayton 79-64

National Championship (UCLA vs North Carolina)

March 1968

UCLA def. North Carolina 78-55

National Championship (UCLA vs Purdue)

March 1969

UCLA def. Purdue 92-72

Ntional Championship (Jacksonville vs UCLA)

March 1970

UCLA def. Jacksonville 80-69

National Championship (Villanova vs UCLA)

March 1971

UCLA def. Villanova 68-62

National Championship (UCLA vs Forida State)

March 1972

UCLA def. Florida State 81-76

National Championship (Memphis vs UCLA)

March 1973

UCLA def. Memphis 87-66

National Championship (Marquette vs NC State)

March 1974

NC State def. Marquette 76-64

National Championship (Kentucky vs UCLA)

March 1975

UCLA def. Kentucky 92-85

National Championship (Indiana vs Michigan)

March 1976

Indiana def. Michigan 86-68

National Championship (Marquette vs North Carolina)

March 1977

Marquette def. North Carolina 67-59

National Championship (Duke vs Kentucky)

March 1978

Kentucky def. Duke 94-88

National Championship (Michigan State vs Indiana State)

March 1979

Michigan State def. Indiana State 75-84

National Championship (UCLA vs Louisville)

March 1980

Louisville def.UCLA 59-54

National Championship (Indiana vs North Carolina)

March 1981

Indiana def. North Carolina 63-50

National Championship (Georgetown vs North Carolina)

March 1982

North Carolina def. Georgetown 63-62

National Championship (Houston vs NC State

March 1983

NC State def. Houston 54-52

National Championship (Georgetown vs Houston)

March 1984

Georgetown def. Houston 84-75

National Championship (Villanova vs Georgetown)

March 1985

Villanova def. Georgetown 66-64

National Championship (Duke vs Louisville)

March 1986

Louisville def. Duke 72-69

National Championship (Syracuse vs Indiana)

March 1987

National Championship (Kansas vs Oklahoma)

March 1988

Kansas def. Oklahoma 83-79

National Championship (Michigan vs Seton Hall)

March 1989

Michigan def. Seton Hall 80-79 (OT)

National Championship (UNLV vs Duke)

March 1990

UNLV def. Duke 103-73

National Championship (Duke vs Kansas)

March 1991

Duke def. Kansas 72-65

National Championship (Michigan vs Duke)

March 1992

Duke def. Michigan 71-51

National Championship (North Carolina vs Michigan)

March 1993

North Carolina def. Michigan 77-71

National Championship (Duke vs Arkansas)

March 1994

Arkansas def. Duke 76-72

National Championship (UCLA vs Arkansas)

March 1995

UCLA def. Arkansas 89-78

National Championship (Syracuse vs Kentucky)

March 1996

Kentucky def. Syracuse 76-67

National Championship (Kentucky vs Arizona)

March 1997

Arizona def. Kentucky 84-79 (OT)

National Championship (Kentucky vs Utah)

March 1998

Kentucky def. Utah 78-69

National Championship (Connecticut vs Duke)

March 1999

Connecticut def. Duke 77-74

National Championship (Florida vs Michigan State)

March 2000

Michigan State def. Florida 89-76

National Championship (Duke vs Arizona)

March 2001

Duke def. Arizona 82-72

National Championship (Indiana vs Maryland)

March 2002

Maryland def. Indiana 64-72

National Championship (Syracuse vs Kansas)

March 2003

Syracuse def. Kansas 81-78

National Championship (Georgia Tech vs Connecticut)

March 2004

Connecticut def. Georgia Tech 82-73

National Championship (Illinois vs North Carolina)

March 2005

North Carolina def. Illinois 75-70

National Championship (UCLA vs Florida)

March 2006

Florida def UCLA 73-57

National Championship (Ohio State vs Florida)

March 2007

Florida def. Ohio State 84-75

National Championship (Kansas vs Memphis)

March 2008

Kansas def. Memphis 75-68 (OT)

National Championship (North Carolina vs Michigan State)

March 2009

North Carolina def. Michigan State 89-72

National Championship (Duke vs Butler)

March 2010

Duke def. Butler 61-59

National Championship (Connecticut vs Butler)

March 2011

Connecticut def. Butler 53-41

National Championship (Kansas vs Kentucky)

March 2012

Kentucky def. Kansas 67-59

Most Recent National Championship (Michigan vs Louisville)

March 2013

Louisville def. Michigan 82-76