When was the first national champion crowned for college basketball?

The University of Oregon defeats The Ohio State University 46–33 on March 27, 1939 to win the first-ever NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

Who was the last NCAA basketball champion?

Who won the NCAA tournament in 2020?

Here are the programs which have won the NCAA men’s basketball championship:

Year Champion (Record) Score
2020 Canceled due to Covid-19
2019 Virginia (35-3) 85-77 (OT)
2018 Villanova (36-4) 79-62
2017 North Carolina (33-7) 71-65

Has a 16 seed ever won?

16 vs. 1. The first 16 seed ever to win a game in an NCAA Division I basketball tournament was Harvard in 1998 against Stanford. … The men’s tournament has also seen only one 16 seed upset, which occurred in 2018, when UMBC knocked off overall top-seed Virginia, 74–54.

Has a 16 seed ever won the national championship?

The NCAA defines a tournament “upset” as a victory by a team seeded 5 or more lines below its defeated opponent. On March 16, 2018, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Retrievers became the first 16-seed to upset a 1-seed when they defeated the Virginia Cavaliers 74–54 in the first round.

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