Ranking all 85 men's national champions including 2024 UConn

UConn became just the fourth program to have six or more national titles after winning it all in 2024. It's also the first back-to-back champion since Florida in 2006 and 2007. Christian Petersen/Getty Images

UConn has achieved something truly exceptional with its 2024 men's national championship. Not only did the Huskies repeat as champions, they did so after losing three starters from last year's championship team.

Indeed, many repeat champions of yesteryear benefited from a higher degree of roster continuity. So congratulations, Dan Hurley, on finding a different path to a successful title defense.

Just where does UConn's 2024 team rank on the all-time list of men's national champions? We took a shot at coming up with an answer.

Starting with Oregon in 1939 and going right up to this year's Huskies, we've attempted to weigh the relative strength of every NCAA champion. Opinions will differ, and certainly the game has changed dramatically over the years. But here's what we have.

Presenting our ranking of all 85 national champions in men's tournament history.