Campus Corner

February 26, 2014

Charting the history of 30-0 college basketball teams

With its 69-49 win at Bradley on Tuesday, No. 2-ranked Wichita State became the 12th NCAA Division I team to start a season 30-0 or better but the first team to achieve the feat in the regular season. All of the previous 11 teams reach 30-0 made the Final Four except one.

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With its 69-49 win at Bradley on Tuesday, No. 2-ranked Wichita State became the 12th NCAA Division I team to start a season 30-0 or better but the first team to achieve the feat in the regular season. All of the previous 11 teams reach 30-0 made the Final Four except one.

Team Season Streak Result
UNLV 1990-91 34-0 34-1 (lost NCAA semifinal)
Indiana State 1978-79 33-0 33-1 (lost NCAA final)
North Carolina 1956-57 32-0 32-0 (won NCAA championship)
Indiana 1975-76 32-0 32-0 (won NCAA championship)
Houston 1967-68 31-0 31-2 (lost NCAA third-place game)
Indiana 1974-75 31-0 31-1 (lost in NCAA Elite Eight)
Rutgers 1975-76 31-0 31-2 (lost NCAA third-place game)
UCLA 1963-64 30-0 30-0 (won NCAA championship)
UCLA 1966-67 30-0 30-0 (won NCAA championship)
UCLA 1971-72 30-0 30-0 (won NCAA championship)
UCLA 1972-73 30-0 30-0 (won NCAA championship)
Wichita State 2013-14 30-0 ???

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