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South Carolina women's basketball: How many undefeated NCAA basketball ch...

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Published Time: 02.04.2024 - 21:04:21 Modified Time: 02.04.2024 - 21:04:21

There has been an undefeated champion nine times in women's NCAA Tournament history. The rare feat has been accomplished by four different programs: Baylor, Tennessee, Texas and UConn. South Carolina women's basketball


Before the Gamecocks and Wolfpack square off, here's a look at the history South Carolina is closing in on:

There has been an undefeated champion nine times in women's NCAA Tournament history. The rare feat has been accomplished by four different programs: Baylor, Tennessee, Texas and UConn.

The 1985-86 Longhorns were the first to pull it off.

UConn is the only program with multiple unblemished championship seasons. Geno Auriemma's Huskies went unbeaten a staggering six times, with two coming in consecutive seasons.

Here's a full look at each undefeated women's champion:

Texas, 1985-86: 34-0

UConn, 1994-95: 35-0

Tennessee, 1997-98: 39-0

UConn, 2001-02: 39-0

UConn, 2008-09: 39-0

UConn, 2009-10: 39-0

Baylor, 2011-12: 40-0

UConn, 2013-14: 40-0

UConn, 2015-16: 38-0

There have been even fewer perfect championship seasons on the men's side. It's been done a combined seven times by four different programs: Indiana, North Carolina, San Francisco and UCLA.

San Francisco became the first undefeated men's champ in 1955-56.

It's been nearly 50 years since the last unbeaten men's champ, which was the 1975-76 Hoosiers. Gonzaga was on the brink of ending the drought in 2020-21, but the Bulldogs fell to Baylor in the national title game.

Here's a full look at each time it's been done:

San Francisco, 1955-56: 29-0

North Carolina, 1956-57: 32-0

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