How teams fared in consecutive championship games

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Per the Associated Press, results of teams who played in consecutive championship games

Oklahoma A&M – 1945: beat NYU 49-45; 1946: beat North Carolina 43-40.

Kentucky – 1948: beat Baylor 58-42; 1949: beat Oklahoma A&M 46-36.

Kansas – 1952: beat St. John’s 80-63; 1953: lost to Indiana 69-68.

La Salle – 1954: beat Bradley 92-76; 1955: lost to San Francisco 77-63.

San Francisco – 1955: beat La Salle 77-63; 1956: beat Iowa 83-71.

California – 1959: beat West Virginia 71-70; 1960: lost to Ohio State 75-55.

Ohio State – 1960: beat California 75-55; 1961: lost to Cincinnati 70-65; 1962: lost to Cincinnati 71-59.

Cincinnati – 1961: beat Ohio State 70-65; 1962: beat Ohio State 71-59; 1963: lost to Loyola of Chicago 60-58.

UCLA – 1964: beat Duke 98-83; 1965: beat Michigan 91-80.

UCLA – 1967: beat Dayton 79-64; 1968: beat North Carolina 78-55; 1969: beat Purdue 92-72; 1970: beat Jacksonville 80-69; 1971: beat Villanova 68-62; 1972: beat Florida State 81-76; 1973: beat Memphis State 87-66.

North Carolina – 1981: lost to Indiana 63-50; 1982: beat Georgetown 63-62.

Houston – 1983: lost to N.C. State 54-52; 1984: lost to Georgetown 84-75.

Georgetown – 1984: beat Houston 84-75; 1985: lost to Villanova 66-64.

Duke – 1990: lost to UNLV 103-73; 1991: beat Kansas 72-65; 1992: beat Michigan 71-51.

Michigan – 1992: lost to Duke 71-51; 1993: lost to North Carolina 77-71.

Arkansas – 1994: beat Duke 76-72; 1995: lost to UCLA 89-78.

Kentucky – 1996: beat Syracuse 76-67; 1997: lost to Arizona 84-79; 1998: beat Utah 78-69.

Florida – 2006: beat UCLA 73-57; 2007: beat Ohio State 84-75.

Butler – 2010: lost to Duke 61-59; 2011: lost to Connecticut, 53-41.