The 2008 Memphis Tigers had the record for most wins in a single season in the NCAA. Which team(s) have the record now that the NCAA stripped Memphis of those wins?
Five teams share the record, including the one that beat the Tigers in that championship game — the 2008 Kansas Jayhawks.
KU's record of 37-3 after defeating Memphis 75-68 in the title game set the record for most wins by a champion.
Not including Memphis, four other teams had reached 37 wins, but all of them lost in the Final Four.
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The 1986 Duke squad with Johnny Dawkins went 37-3 losing to Louisville in the championship. Another Duke team in 1999 led by Elton Brand also lost in the title game, won 37 and lost once before running into the Connecticut Huskies.
Deron Williams' 2005 Illinois team was 37-2 after North Carolina defeated it in the championship game.
Only the 1987 UNLV Runnin' Rebels with Armon Gilliam failed to get to the championship game, recording a 37-2 record after losing to eventual champion Indiana in the national semifinals.