Throughout the long NCAA history, this basketball program has been a consistent force. With eleven appearances in the national semifinals, Ohio State ranks sixth all-time in the NCAA record books.
In their 15 years in the NCAA tournament, the Connecticut Huskies have shown a strong contender with multiple championships. Since head coach Jim Calhoun took over, they have achieved a total of three NCAA championships.
Head coach Tom Izzo has led the team to become a force reckoned with over the past 20 years. An impressive face from the Spartans is the legendary point guard Magic Johnson.
The Cardinals have an admirable basketball tradition. However, Louisville’s era of dominance fell in the 1980s, with the only two national championships in school history in 1980 and 1986.
During the 1970s and 1980s, the Hoosiers were indeed a dominant force under the leadership of Bob Knight. Destined rivals with Cardinals , both teams had fierce competitions for the title of the best team after Indiana’s 1976 victory.
In its ten years in the NCAA, Kansas has never been underrated as the number four seed. The audience loved this basketball program and voted for them in 1st place in 2020.
“Coach K” led the Duke to five consecutive Final Four appearances with consecutive tournament titles. Furthermore, the Devils also boast an incredible conference record-their rivalry with the Tarheels is perhaps one of the most thrilling and fascinating confrontations.
Tar Heels’ track record spans the course of the NCAA. They also had a perfect 32-0 season in 1957 under the guidance of coach Frank McGuire. This basketball program is also the only team with two head coaches who have won multiple national titles.
The Bruins had a dominant empire with lots of titles and achievements- as much as 11 NCAA championships. However, lack of consistency in form prevented them from taking first rank.
With eight national championships, Kentucky ranks as the best basketball programs of all time. They have a consistent form throughout the history of the team with a fantastic win rate.