The 2005 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Game was the finals of the 2005 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament and it determined the national champion for the 2004-05 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season The 2005 National Title Game was played on April 4, 2005 at Edward Jones Dome in St.
Has Illinois ever won a national championship in basketball?
Illinois has one pre-tournament national championship and one non-NCAA tournament national championship in 1915 and 1943, awarded by the Premo-Porretta Power Poll.
How many national championships does Illinois basketball have?
National Championships: (Runner-up in 2005) Final Four Appearances: 5 (1949, 1951, 1952, 1989, 2005) Sweet Sixteen Appearances: 9 (1963, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1989, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005)
How many times has Illinois won the NCAA Tournament?
Illinois has reached the Final Four five times and has 41 NCAA Tournament victories. The only schools to win more NCAA Tournament games without a title to show for it are Oklahoma and Purdue with 42 each. Yet the program was stuck in mediocrity when Underwood took over in 2017.
Does Illinois have any national championships?
Illinois has won 18 overall men’s and women’s NCAA team national championships through the 2017 NCAA athletic season. Illinois ranks thirty-sixth all-time in total NCAA Division I national championships through the 2020–21 NCAA athletic season.