1960-1961 National Championship
1960-1961 National Championship

Position:
Men's Basketball

Inducted:
2011


  • The 1960-61 men's basketball team won UC's first team national championship when it defeated Ohio State, 70-65, in the title game on March 25, 1961, played in Kansas City, Mo.
  • The Bearcats were 27-3 on the season and were Missouri Valley Conference champions.
  • 22 consecutive wins to close out the seasons as national champions.