Men's Champions and Final Four Participants

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YearChampionScoreRunner-upWinning CoachSite Final FourSemifinalist Final FourSemifinalist
2020CANCELLEDdue toCOVID-19PANDEMICMercedes-Benz Stadium - Atlanta, GA -- --
2019Virginia (1)85-77 (OT)Texas Tech (3)Tony BennettU.S. Bank Stadium - Minneapolis, MN UVA 63-62Auburn (5) TTU 61-51Michigan State (2)
2018Villanova (1)79-62Michigan (3)Jay WrightAlamodome - San Antonio, TX NOVA 95-79Kansas (1) MICH 69-57Loyola-Chicago (11)
2017North Carolina (1)71-65Gonzaga (1)Roy WilliamsUniversity of Phoenix Stadium - Glendale, AZ UNC 77-76Oregon (3) GONZ 77-73South Carolina (7)
2016Villanova (2)77-74North Carolina (1)Jay WrightNRG Stadium - Houston, TX NOVA 95-51Oklahoma (2) UNC 83-66Syracuse (10)
2015Duke (1)68-63Wisconsin (1)Mike KrzyzewskiLucas Oil Stadium - Indianapolis, IN DUKE 81-61Michigan State (7) WIS 71-64Kentucky (1)
2014Connecticut (7)60-54Kentucky (8)Kevin OllieAT&T Stadium - Arlington, TX UCONN 63-53Florida (1) UK 74-73Wisconsin (2)
2013Louisville (1)82-76Michigan (4)Rick PitinoGeorgia Dome - Atlanta, GA LOU 72-68Wichita State (9) MICH 61-56Syracuse (4)
2012Kentucky (1)67-59Kansas (2)John CalipariMercedes-Benz Superdome - New Orleans, LA UK 69-61Louisville (4) KU 64-62Ohio State (2)
2011Connecticut (3)53-41Butler (8)Jim CalhounReliant Stadium - Houston, TX UCONN 56-55Kentucky (4) BUT 70-62VCU (11)
2010Duke (1)61-59Butler (5)Mike KrzyzewskiLucas Oil Stadium - Indianapolis, IN DUKE 78-57West Virginia (2) BUT 52-50Michigan State (5)
2009North Carolina (1)89-72Michigan State (2)Roy WilliamsFord Field - Detroit, MI UNC 83-69Villanova (3) MSU 82-73Connecticut (1)
2008Kansas (1)75-68 (OT)Memphis (1)Bill SelfAlamodome - San Antonio, TX KU 84-66North Carolina (1) MEM 78-63UCLA (1)
2007Florida (1)84-75Ohio State (1)Billy DonovanGeorgia Dome - Atlanta, GA FLA 76-66UCLA (2) OSU 67-60Georgetown (2)
2006Florida (3)73-57UCLA (2)Billy DonovanRCA Dome - Indianapolis, IN FLA 73-58George Mason (11) UCLA 59-45LSU (4)
2005North Carolina (1)75-70Illinois (1)Roy WilliamsEdward Jones Dome - St. Louis, MO UNC 87-71Michigan State (5) ILL 72-57Louisville (4)
2004Connecticut (2)82-73Georgia Tech (3)Jim CalhounAlamodome - San Antonio, TX UCONN 79-78Duke (1) GT 67-65Oklahoma State (2)
2003Syracuse (3)81-78Kansas (2)Jim BoeheimLouisiana Superdome - New Orleans, LA SYR 95-84Texas (1) KU 94-61Marquette (3)
2002Maryland (1)64-52Indiana (5)Gary WilliamsGeorgia Dome - Atlanta, GA UMD 97-88Kansas (1) IND 73-64Oklahoma (2)
2001Duke (1)82-72Arizona (2)Mike KrzyzewskiHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome - Minneapolis, MN DUKE 95-84Maryland (3) ARIZ 80-61Michigan State (1)
2000Michigan State (1)89-76Florida (5)Tom IzzoRCA Dome - Indianapolis, IN MSU 53-41Wisconsin (8) FLA 71-59North Carolina (8)
1999Connecticut (1)77-74Duke (1)Jim CalhounTropicana Field - St. Petersburg, FL UCONN 64-58Ohio State (4) DUKE 68-62Michigan State (1)
1998Kentucky (2)78-69Utah (3)Tubby SmithAlamodome - San Antonio, TX UK 86-85Stanford (3) UTAH 65-59North Carolina (1)
1997Arizona (4)84-79 (OT)Kentucky (1)Lute OlsonRCA Dome - Indianapolis, IN ARIZ 66-58North Carolina (1) UK 78-69Minnesota (1)
1996Kentucky (1)76-67Syracuse (4)Rick PitinoContinental Airlines Arena - East Rutherford, NJ UK 81-74UMass (1) SYR 77-69Mississippi State (5)
1995UCLA (1)89-78Arkansas (2)Jim HarrickKingdome - Seattle, WA UCLA 74-61Oklahoma State (4) ARK 75-68North Carolina (2)
1994Arkansas (1)76-72Duke (2)Nolan RichardsonCharlotte Coliseum - Charlotte, NC ARK 91-82Arizona (2) DUKE 70-65Florida (3)
1993North Carolina (1)77-71Michigan (1)Dean SmithLouisiana Superdome - New Orleans, LA UNC 78-68Kansas (2) MICH 81-78Kentucky (1)
1992Duke (1)71-51Michigan (6)Mike KrzyzewskiHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome - Minneapolis, MN DUKE 81-78Indiana (2) MICH 76-72Cincinnati (4)
1991Duke (1)72-65Kansas (3)Mike KrzyzewskiRCA Dome - Indianapolis, IN DUKE 79-77UNLV (1) KU 79-73North Carolina (2)
1990UNLV (1)103-73Duke (3)Jerry TarkanianMcNichols Sports Arena - Denver, CO UNLV 90-81Georgia Tech (4) DUKE 97-83Arkansas (4)
1989Michigan (3)80-79 (OT)Seton Hall (3)Steve FisherKingdome - Seattle, WA MICH 83-81Illinois (1) SHU 95-78Duke (2)
1988Kansas (6)83-79Oklahoma (1)Larry BrownKemper Arena - Kansas City, MO KU 66-59Duke (2) OKLA 86-78Arizona (1)
1987Indiana (1)74-73Syracuse (2)Bob KnightLouisiana Superdome - New Orleans, LA IND 97-93UNLV (1) SYR 77-63Providence (6)
1986Louisville (2)72-69Duke (1)Denny CrumReunion Arena - Dallas, TX LOU 88-77LSU (11) DUKE 71-67Kansas (1)
1985Villanova (8)66-64Georgetown (1)Rollie MassiminoRupp Arena - Lexington, KY NOVA 52-45Memphis State (2) GU 77-59St. John's (1)
1984Georgetown (1)84-75Houston (2)John ThompsonKingdome - Seattle, WA GU 53-40Kentucky (1) HOU 49-47Virginia (7)
1983N.C. State (6)54-52Houston (1)Jim ValvanoThe Pit - Albuquerque, NM NCST 67-60Georgia (4) HOU 94-81Louisville (1)
1982North Carolina (1)63-62Georgetown (1)Dean SmithLouisiana Superdome - New Orleans, LA UNC 68-63Houston (6) GU 50-46Louisville (3)
1981Indiana (3)63-50North Carolina (2)Bob KnightThe Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA IND 67-49LSU (1) UNC 78-65Virginia (1)
1980Louisville (2)59-54UCLA (8)Denny CrumMarket Square Arena - Indianapolis, IN LOU 80-72Iowa (5) UCLA 67-62Purdue (6)
1979Michigan State (2)75-64Indiana St. (1)Jud HeathcoteSpecial Events Center - Salt Lake City, UT MSU 101-67Pennsylvania (9) INDST 76-74DePaul (2)
1978Kentucky94-88DukeJoe HallThe Checkerdome - St. Louis, MO UK 64-59Arkansas DUKE 90-86Notre Dame
1977Marquette67-59North CarolinaAl McGuireThe Omni - Atlanta, GA MARQ 51-49UNC-Charlotte UNC 84-83UNLV
1976Indiana86-68MichiganBob KnightThe Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA IND 65-51UCLA MICH 86-70Rutgers
1975UCLA92-85KentuckyJohn WoodenSan Diego Sports Arena - San Diego, CA UCLA 75-74Louisville UK 95-79Syracuse
1974N.C. State76-64MarquetteNorm SloanGreensboro Coliseum - Greensboro, NC NCST 80-77UCLA MARQ 64-51Kansas
1973UCLA87-66Memphis StateJohn WoodenSt. Louis Arena - St. Louis, MO UCLA 70-59Indiana MEM 98-85Providence
1972UCLA81-76Florida StateJohn WoodenMemorial Sports Arena - Los Angeles, CA UCLA 96-77Louisville FSU 79-75North Carolina
1971UCLA68-62VillanovaJohn WoodenAstrodome - Houston, TX UCLA 68-60Kansas NOVA 92-89Western Kentucky
1970UCLA80-69JacksonvilleJohn WoodenCole Field House - College Park, MD UCLA 93-77New Mexico State JAX 91-83Saint Bonaventure
1969UCLA92-72PurdueJohn WoodenFreedom Hall - Louisville, KY UCLA 85-82Drake PUR 92-65North Carolina
1968UCLA78-55North CarolinaJohn WoodenMemorial Sports Arena - Los Angeles, CA UCLA 101-69Houston UNC 80-66Ohio State
1967UCLA79-64DaytonJohn WoodenFreedom Hall - Louisville, KY UCLA 73-58Houston DAY 76-62North Carolina
1966Texas Western (UTEP)72-65KentuckyDon HaskinsCole Field House - College Park, MD UTEP 85-78Utah UK 83-79Duke
1965UCLA91-80MichiganJohn WoodenMemorial Coliseum - Portland, OR UCLA 108-89Wichita State MICH 93-76Wichita State
1964UCLA98-83DukeJohn WoodenMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO UCLA 90-84Kansas State DUKE 91-80Kansas State
1963Loyola-Chicago 60-58 (OT)CincinnatiGeorge IrelandFreedom Hall - Louisville, KY LUC 94-75Duke CIN 80-46Oregon State
1962Cincinnati71-59Ohio StateEd JuckerFreedom Hall - Louisville, KY CIN 72-70UCLA OSU 84-68Wake Forest
1961Cincinnati70-65 (OT)Ohio StateEd JuckerMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO CIN 82-67Utah OSU 95-69St. Joseph's (PA)
1960Ohio State75-55CaliforniaFred TaylorCow Palace - Daly City, CA (San Francisco) OSU 76-54NYU CAL 77-69Cincinnati
1959California71-70West VirginiaPete NewellFreedom Hall - Louisville, KY CAL 64-58Cincinnati WVU 94-79Louisville
1958Kentucky84-72SeattleAdolph RuppFreedom Hall - Louisville, KY UK 61-60Temple SEA 73-51Kansas State
1957North Carolina54-53 (3OT)KansasFrank McGuireMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO UNC 74-70Michigan State KU 80-56San Francisco
1956San Francisco83-71IowaPhil WoolpertMcGaw Memorial Hall - Evanston, IL SF 86-68SMU IOWA 83-76Temple
1955San Francisco77-63LaSallePhil WoolpertMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO SF 62-50Colorado LSAL 76-73Iowa
1954LaSalle92-76BradleyKen LoefflerMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO LSAL 69-54Penn State BRAD 74-72USC
1953Indiana69-68KansasBranch McCrackenMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO IND 80-67LSU KU 79-53Washington
1952Kansas80-63St. John'sPhog AllenHec Edmundson Pavilion - Seattle, WA KU 74-55Santa Clara SJU 61-59Illinois
1951Kentucky68-58Kansas StateAdolph RuppWilliams Arena - Minneapolis, MN UK 76-74Illinois KSU 68-44Oklahoma State
1950CCNY71-68BradleyNat HolmanMadison Square Garden - New York, NY CCNY 78-73N.C. State BRAD 68-66Baylor
1949Kentucky46-36Oklahoma StateAdolph RuppHec Edmundson Pavilion - Seattle, WA UK 76-47Illinois OKST 55-30Oregon State
1948Kentucky58-42BaylorAdolph RuppMadison Square Garden - New York, NY UK 60-52Holy Cross BAY 60-52Kansas State
1947Holy Cross58-47OklahomaDoggie JulianMadison Square Garden - New York, NY HOLY 60-45CCNY OKLA 55-54Texas
1946Oklahoma State43-40North CarolinaHenry IbaMadison Square Garden - New York, NY OKST 52-35California UNC 60-57Ohio State
1945Oklahoma State49-45NYUHenry IbaMadison Square Garden - New York, NY OKST 68-41Arkansas NYU 70-65Ohio State
1944Utah42-40 (OT)DartmouthVadal PetersonMadison Square Garden - New York, NY UTAH 40-31Iowa State DART 60-53Ohio State
1943Wyoming46-34GeorgetownEverett SheltonMadison Square Garden - New York, NY WYO 58-54Texas GU 53-49DePaul
1942Stanford53-38DartmouthEverett DeanMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO STAN 46-35Colorado DART 47-28Kentucky
1941Wisconsin39-34Washington StateBud FosterMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO WIS 36-30Pittsburgh WSU 64-53Arkansas
1940Indiana60-42KansasBranch McCrackenMunicipal Auditorium - Kansas City, MO IND 39-30Duquesne KU 43-42USC
1939Oregon46-33Ohio StateHoward HobsonPatten Gymnasium - Evanston, IL ORE 55-37Oklahoma OSU 53-36Villanova