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72. Kentucky, 1951

Adolph Rupp won his third national championship in four seasons after leading Kentucky past Kansas State in the 1951 title game. Kentucky was led by 7-foot center Bill Spivey, a first-team All-American who scored 22 points and grabbed 21 rebounds in the win over K-State. UK finished the season 32-2 and beat Louisville, St. John's and Illinois during the tournament. -- Conor Nevins