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Perfect seasons in NCAA men's basketball history

As John Calipari takes his Kentucky Wildcats to the Big Dance, here's a look at the seven NCAA Division I championship teams with perfect seasons.

1956: SAN FRANCISCO DONS (29-0)

1956 San Francisco Dons (29-0) Coach: Phil Woolpert
Photo Credit: AP / Robert Houston

1956 San Francisco Dons (29-0)
Coach: Phil Woolpert
Big names: Bill Russell, K.C. Jones
Championship game: USF 83, Iowa 71

1957: NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS (32-0)

1957 North Carolina Tar Heels (32-0) Coach: Frank
Photo Credit: AP

1957 North Carolina Tar Heels (32-0)
Coach: Frank McGuire
Key to season: Triple-OT victories over Michigan State in semifinal, then Wilt Chamberlain’s Kansas Jayhawks in the title game.
Championship game: UNC 54, Kansas 53 (3 OT)

1964: UCLA BRUINS (30-0)

1964 UCLA Bruins (30-0) Coach: John Wooden Big
Photo Credit: AP

1964 UCLA Bruins (30-0)
Coach: John Wooden
Big names: Gail Goodrich, Walt Hazzard
Championship game: UCLA 98, Duke 83

1967: UCLA BRUINS (30-0)

1967 UCLA Bruins (30-0) COACH: John Wooden Big
Photo Credit: AP

1967 UCLA Bruins (30-0)
COACH: John Wooden
Big name: Sophomore Lew Alcindor
Championship game: UCLA 79, Dayton 64

1972 & 1973: UCLA BRUINS (30-0, 30-0)

1972 & 1973 UCLA Bruins (30-0, 30-0) Coach:
Photo Credit: AP

1972 & 1973 UCLA Bruins (30-0, 30-0)
Coach: John Wooden
Big name: Bill Walton
Fast fact: Team was in the midst of an 88-game winning streak that started Jan. 30, 1971, and ended Jan. 19, 1974.
1972 championship game: UCLA 81, Florida State 76
1973 championship game: UCLA 87, Memphis 66

1976: INDIANA HOOSIERS (32-0)

1976 Indiana Hoosiers (32-0) Coach: Bob Knight Fast
Photo Credit: AP

1976 Indiana Hoosiers (32-0)
Coach: Bob Knight
Fast fact: In final season before seedings, No. 1-ranked Hoosiers had to get by Al McGuire’s No. 2 Marquette in their regional championship game.
Championship game: Indiana 86, Michigan 68

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