04/05/2004 (Championship Monday)

The last time that the two teams in the National Championship were both seeking their first National Championship was in 1990 when UNLV defeated Duke.

The last time that the two teams in the National Championship were making their first appearance in the title game was 1979 when Michigan State defeated Indiana State.

Only one final score has been accomplished twice in the National Championship Game.   That final was 72-65.

 Year

Team

Score

Opponent

Opponent Score

1966

Texas-El Paso

72

Kentucky

65

1991

Duke

72

Kansas

65