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North Carolina's NCAA Tournament Champions

By Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2017

North Carolina universities have won the NCAA Basketball Tournament championship thirteen times during the event's history, with victories by Duke University's Blue Devils, UNC-Chapel Hill's Tar Heels, and the North Carolina State University's Wolfpack.  In 2017, UNC won its sixth championship. Duke University has won five championships. North Carolina State has won two championships.

Year

North Carolina School

Game City

Head Coach

Opponent

Score

1957

UNC-Chapel Hill

Kansas City, MO

Frank McGuire

University of Kansas Jayhawks

54-53

1974

NC State University

Greensboro, NC

Norm Sloan

Marquette University Golden Eagles

76-64

1982

UNC-Chapel Hill

New Orleans, LA

Dean Smith

Georgetown University Hoyas

63-62

1983

NC State University

Albuquerque, NM

Jim Valvano

University of Houston Cougars

54-52

1991

Duke University

Indianapolis, IN

Mike Krzyzewski

Univesity of Kansas Jayhawks

72-65

1992

Duke University

Minneapolis, MN

Mike Krzyzewski

University of Michigan Wolverines

71-51

1993

UNC-Chapel Hill

New Orleans, LA

Dean Smith

University of Michigan Wolverines

77-71

2001

Duke University

Minneapolis, MN

Mike Krzyzewski

University of Arizona Wildcats

82-72

2005

UNC-Chapel Hill

St. Louis, MO

Roy Williams

University of Illinois Fighting Illini

75-70

2009

UNC-Chapel Hill

Detroit, MI

Roy Williams

Michigan State Unversity Spartans

89-72

2010

Duke University

Indianapolis, IN

Mike Krzyzewski

Butler University Bulldogs

61-59

2015

Duke University

Indianapolis, IN

Mike Krzyzewski

University of Wisconsin Badgers

68-63

2017

UNC-Chapel Hill

Glendale, AZ

Roy Williams

Gonzaga University Bulldogs

71-65

 

 

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