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NCAA Champions

1987 - 1989 - 1991


1996 - 1997 - 1998


2007 - 2008



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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FINAL FOUR

YEAR    AIAW FINAL FOUR TEAMS                                                   CHAMPION              SCORE   RUNNER-UP       SITE
1972    Immaculata, West Chester St, Cal St-Fullerton, Miss St Coll for Women   Immaculata (20-1)     52-48   West Chester St Normal, IL
1973    Immaculata, Queens, Southern Connecticut, Indiana                       Immaculata (20-0)     59-52   Queens          Flushing, NY
1974    Immaculata, Miss. St. Coll. for Women, So. Connecticut, William Penn    Immaculata (20-1)     68-53   Miss. St. Coll. Manhattan, KS
1975    Delta State, Immaculata, Cal State-Fullerton, Southern Connecticut      Delta State (28-0)    90-81   Immaculata      Harrisonburg, VA
1976    Delta State, Immaculata, Wayland Baptist, William Penn                  Delta State (33-1)    69-64   Immaculata      State College, PA
1977    Delta State, Louisiana St., TENNESSEE, Immaculata                       Delta State (32-3)    68-55   Louisiana State Minneapolis, MN
1978    UCLA, Maryland, Montclair State, Wayland Baptist                        UCLA (27-3)           90-74   Maryland        Los Angeles, CA
1979    Old Dominion, Louisiana Tech, TENNESSEE, UCLA                           Old Dominion (35-1)   75-65   Louisiana Tech  Greensboro, NC
1980    Old Dominion, TENNESSEE, South Carolina, Southern California            Old Dominion (37-1)   68-53   TENNESSEE       Mt. Pleasant, MI
1981    Louisiana Tech, TENNESSEE, Old Dominion, Southern California            Louisiana Tech (34-0) 79-59   TENNESSEE       Eugene, OR
1982    Rutgers, Texas, Villanova, Wayland Baptist                              Rutgers (25-7)        83-77   Texas           Philadelphia, PA

YEAR    NCAA FINAL FOUR TEAMS                                                   CHAMPION              SCORE   RUNNER-UP       SITE
1982    Louisiana Tech, Cheyney, TENNESSEE, Maryland                            Louisiana Tech (35-1) 76-62   Cheyney         Norfolk, VA
1983    Southern California, Louisiana Tech, Georgia, Old Dominion              Southern Cal (31-2)   69-67   Louisiana Tech  Norfolk, VA
1984    Southern California, TENNESSEE, Cheyney, Louisiana Tech                 Southern Cal (32-4)   72-61   TENNESSEE       Los Angeles, CA
1985    Old Dominion, Georgia, Western Kentucky, Northeast Louisiana            Old Dominion (31-3)   70-65   Georgia         Austin, TX
1986    Texas, Southern California, TENNESSEE, Western Kentucky                 Texas (34-0)          97-81   Southern Cal.   Lexington, KY
1987    TENNESSEE, Louisiana Tech, Long Beach State, Texas                      TENNESSEE (28-6)      67-44   Louisiana Tech  Austin, TX
1988    Louisiana Tech, Auburn, TENNESSEE, Long Beach State                     Louisiana Tech (32-2) 56-54   Auburn          Tacoma, WA
1989    TENNESSEE, Auburn, Maryland, Louisiana Tech                             TENNESSEE (35-2)      76-60   Auburn          Tacoma, WA
1990    Stanford, Auburn, Virginia, Louisiana Tech                              Stanford (32-1)       88-81   Auburn          Knoxville, TN
1991    TENNESSEE, Virginia, Stanford, Connecticut                              TENNESSEE (30-5)     *70-67   Virginia        New Orleans, LA
1992    Stanford, Western Kentucky, Southwest Missouri State, Virginia          Stanford (30-3)       78-62   Western Ky.     Los Angeles, CA
1993    Texas Tech, Ohio State, Iowa, Vanderbilt                                Texas Tech (31-3)     84-82   Ohio State      Atlanta, GA
1994    North Carolina, Louisiana Tech, Alabama, Purdue                         No. Carolina (33-2)   60-59   Louisiana Tech  Richmond, VA
1995    Connecticut, TENNESSEE, Georgia, Stanford                               Connecticut (35-0)    70-64   TENNESSEE       Minneapolis, MN
1996    TENNESSEE, Georgia, Connecticut, Stanford                               TENNESSEE (32-4)      83-65   Georgia         Charlotte, NC
1997    TENNESSEE, Old Dominion, Notre Dame, Stanford                           TENNESSEE (29-10)     68-59   Old Dominion    Cincinnati, OH
1998    TENNESSEE, Louisiana Tech, Arkansas, North Carolina State               TENNESSEE (39-0)      93-75   Louisiana Tech  Kansas City, MO
1999    Purdue, Duke, Louisiana Tech, Georgia                                   Purdue (34-1)         62-45   Louisiana Tech  San Jose, CA
2000    Connecticut, TENNESSEE, Rutgers, Penn State                             Connecticut (36-1)    71-52   TENNESSEE       Philadelphia, PA
2001    Notre Dame, Purdue, Southwest Missouri State, Connecticut               Notre Dame (34-2)     68-66   Purdue          St. Louis, MO
2002    Connecticut, Oklahoma, TENNESSEE, Duke                                  Connecticut (39-0)    82-70   Oklahoma        San Antonio, TX
2003    Connecticut, TENNESSEE, Duke, Texas                                     Connecticut (37-1)    73-68   TENNESSEE       Atlanta, GA
2004    Connecticut, TENNESSEE, Louisiana State, Minnesota                      Connecticut (31-4)    70-61   TENNESSEE       New Orleans, LA
2005    Baylor, Michigan State, Louisiana State, TENNESSEE                      Baylor (33-3)         84-62   Michigan State  Indianapolis, IN
2006    Maryland, Duke, North Carolina, Louisiana State                         Maryland (34-4)      *78-75   Duke            Boston, MA
2007    TENNESSEE, Rutgers, North Carolina, Louisiana State                     TENNESSEE (34-3)      59-46   Rutgers         Cleveland, OH
2008    TENNESSEE, Stanford, Louisiana State, Connecticut                       TENNESSEE (36-2)      64-48   Stanford        Tampa, FL
2009    Connecticut, Louisville, Oklahoma, Stanford                             Connecticut (39-0)    76-54   Louisville      St. Louis, MO
2010    Connecticut, Stanford, Oklahoma, Baylor                                 Connecticut (39-0)    53-47   Stanford        San Antonio, TX
2011    Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Stanford, Connecticut                            Texas A&M (33-5)      76-70   Notre Dame      Indianapolis, IN
2012    Baylor, Notre Dame, Stanford, Connecticut                               Baylor (40-0)         80-61   Notre Dame      Denver, CO
2013    Connecticut, Louisville, Notre Dame, California                         Connecticut (35-4)    93-60   Louisville      New Orleans, LA
2014    Connecticut, Notre Dame, Stanford, Maryland                             Connecticut (40-0)    79-58   Notre Dame      Nashville, TN
2015    Connecticut, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Maryland                       Connecticut (38-1)    63-53   Notre Dame      Tampa, FL 
2016    Connecticut, Syracuse, Oregon State, Washington                         Connecticut (38-0)    82-51   Syracuse        Indianapolis, IN
2017    South Carolina, Mississippi State, Connecticut, Stanford                South Carolina (33-4) 67-55   Mississippi St. Dallas, TX

*denotes overtime game


TENNESSEE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

NCAA FINAL FOUR
2008--  Defeated Louisiana State (Semifinal)            47-46
        Defeated Stanford (Championship)                64-48
2007--  Defeated North Carolina (Semifinal)             56-50
        Defeated Rutgers (Championship)                 59-46
2005--  Lost to Michigan State (Semifinal)              64-68
2004--  Defeated Louisiana State (Semifinal)            52-50
        Lost to Connecticut (Championship)              61-70
2003--  Defeated Duke (Semifinal)                       66-56
        Lost to Connecticut (Championship)              68-73
2002--  Lost to Connecticut (Semifinal)                 79-56
2000--  Defeated Rutgers (Semifinal)                    65-54
        Lost to Connecticut (Championship)              52-71
1998--  Defeated Arkansas (Semifinal)                   86-58
        Defeated Louisiana Tech (Championship)          93-75
1997--  Defeated Notre Dame (Semifinal)                 80-66
        Defeated Old Dominion (Championship)            68-59
1996--  Defeated Connecticut (Semifinal)                88-83 (OT)
        Defeated Georgia (Championship)                 83-65
1995--  Defeated Georgia (Semifinal)                    73-51
        Lost to Connecticut (Championship)              64-70
1991--  Defeated Stanford (Semifinal)                   68-60
        Defeated Virginia (Championship)                70-67 (OT)
1989--  Defeated Maryland (Semifinal)                   77-65
        Defeated Auburn (Championship)                  76-60
1988--  Lost to Louisiana Tech (Semifinal)              59-68
1987--  Defeated Long Beach State (Semifinal)           74-64
        Defeated Louisiana Tech (Championship)          67-44
1986--  Lost to Southern Cal (Semifinal)                59-83
1984--  Defeated Cheyney University (Semifinal)         82-73
        Lost to Southern Cal (Championship)             61-72
1982--  Lost to Louisiana Tech (Semifinal)              46-69


NCAA REGIONALS

SIOUX FALLS
2016--  Defeated Ohio State (Semifinal)                 78-62
        Lost to Syracuse (Final)                        67-89

SPOKANE
2015--  Defeated Gonzaga (Semifinal)                    73-69 (OT)
        Lost to Maryland (Final)                        48-58

LOUISVILLE
2014--  Lost to Maryland (Semifinal)                    62-73

OKLAHOMA CITY
2013--  Defeated Oklahoma (Semifinal)                   74-59
        Lost to Louisville (Final)                      78-86
2008--  Defeated Notre Dame (Semifinal)                 74-64
        Defeated Texas A&M (Final)                      53-45

DES MOINES
2012--  Defeated Kansas (Semifinal)                     84-73
        Lost to Baylor (Final)                          58-77

DAYTON
2011--  Defeated Ohio State (Semifinal)                 85-75
        Lost to Notre Dame (Final)                      59-73
2007--  Defeated Marist (Semifinal)                     65-46
        Defeated Mississippi (Final)                    98-62

MEMPHIS
2010--  Lost to Baylor (Semifinal)                      62-77

CLEVELAND
2006--  Defeated Rutgers (Semifinal)                    76-69
        Lost to North Carolina (Final)                  63-75

PHILADELPHIA
2005--  Defeated Texas Tech (Semifinal)                 75-59
        Defeated Rutgers (Final)                        59-49

EAST
1999--  Defeated Virginia Tech (Semifinal)              68-52
        Lost to Duke (Final)                            63-69
1996--  Defeated Kansas (Semifinal)                     92-71
        Defeated Virginia (Final)                       52-46
1990--  Defeated Clemson (Semifinal)                    80-62
        Lost to Virginia (Final)                        75-79 (OT)
1989--  Defeated Virginia  (Semifinal)                  80-47
        Defeated Long Beach State (Final)               94-80
1988--  Defeated James Madison (Semifinal)              72-52
        Defeated Virginia (Final)                       84-76

MIDEAST
2003--  Defeated Penn State (Semifinal)                 86-58
        Defeated Villanova (Final)                      73-49
2001--  Lost to Xavier (Semifinal)                      65-80
2000--  Defeated Virginia (Semifinal)                   75-56
        Defeated Texas Tech (Final)                     57-44
1998--  Defeated Rutgers (Semifinal)                    92-60
        Defeated North Carolina (Final)                 76-70
1995--  Defeated Western Kentucky (Semifinal)           87-65
        Defeated Texas Tech (Final)                     80-59
1994--  Lost to Louisiana Tech (Semifinal)              68-71
1993--  Defeated North Carolina (Semifinal)             74-54
        Lost to Iowa (Final)                            56-72
1992--  Lost to Western Kentucky (Semifinal)            70-75
1991--  Defeated Western Kentucky (Semifinal)           68-61
        Defeated Auburn (Final)                         69-65
1987--  Defeated Virginia (Semifinal)                   66-58
        Defeated Auburn (Final)                         77-61
1986--  Defeated Georgia (Semifinal)                    85-82
        Defeated LSU (Final)                            67-65
1985--  Lost to Mississippi (Semifinal)                 60-63
1984--  Defeated Alabama (Semifinal)                    65-58
        Defeated Georgia (Final)                        73-61
1983--  Defeated Mississippi (Semifinal)                90-83 (3OT)
        Lost to Georgia (Final)                         63-67
1982--  Defeated Memphis State (Semifinal)              78-63
        Defeated Southern Cal (Final)                   91-90 (OT)

MIDWEST
2004--  Defeated Baylor (Semifinal)                     71-69
        Defeated Stanford (Final)                       62-60
2002--  Defeated Brigham Young (Semifinal)              68-57
        Defeated Vanderbilt (Final)                     68-63
1997--  Defeated Colorado (Semifinal)                   75-67
        Defeated Connecticut (Final)                    91-81


NCAA SUB-REGIONAL

2017--  Defeated Dayton                                 66-57
        Lost at Louisville                              64-75
2016--  Defeated Green Bay                              59-53
        Defeated Arizona State                          75-64
2015--  Defeated Boise State                            72-61
        Defeated Pittsburgh                             77-67	
2014--  Defeated Northwestern State                     70-46
        Defeated St. John's                             67-51
2013--  Defeated Oral Roberts                           83-62
        Defeated Creighton                              68-52
2012--  Defeated UT-Martin                              72-49                           
        Defeated DePaul                                 63-48
2011--  Defeated Stetson                                99-34
        Defeated Marquette                              79-70
2010--  Defeated Austin Peay                            75-42
        Defeated Dayton                                 92-64
2009--  Lost to Ball State                              55-71
2008--  Defeated Oral Roberts                           94-55
        Defeated Purdue                                 78-52
2007--  Defeated Drake                                  76-37
        Defeated Pittsburgh                             68-54
2006--  Defeated Army                                  102-54
        Defeated George Washington                      66-53
2005--  Defeated Western Carolina                       94-43
        Defeated Purdue                                 75-54
2004--  Defeated Colgate                                77-54
        Defeated DePaul                                 79-59
2003--  Defeated Alabama State                          95-43
        Defeated Virginia                               81-51
2002--  Defeated Georgia State                          98-68
        Defeated Notre Dame                             89-50
2001--  Defeated Austin Peay                            80-38
        Defeated St. Mary's                             92-75
2000--  Defeated Furman                                 90-38
        Defeated Arizona                                75-60
1999--  Defeated Appalachian State                     113-54
        Defeated Boston College                         89-62
1998--  Defeated Liberty                               102-58
        Defeated Western Kentucky                       82-62
1997--  Defeated Grambling State                        91-54
        Defeated Oregon                                 76-59
1996--  Defeated Radford                                97-56
        Defeated Ohio State                             97-65
1995--  Defeated Florida A&M                            96-59
        Defeated Florida International                  70-44
1994--  Defeated North Carolina A&T                    111-37
        Defeated Clemson                                78-66


NCAA OPENING ROUND

1993--  Defeated Northwestern                            89-66
1992--  Defeated Rutgers                                 97-56
1991--  Defeated SW Missouri State                       55-47
1990--  Defeated Old Dominion                            87-68
1989--  Defeated LaSalle                                 91-61
1988--  Defeated Wake Forest                             94-66
1987--  Defeated Tennessee Tech                          95-59
1986--  Defeated Iowa                                    73-68
1985--  Defeated Virginia                                65-55
1984--  Defeated Middle Tennessee State                  70-52
1983--  Defeated South Carolina State                    86-51
1982--  Defeated Jackson State                           72-56

FINAL FOUR:  Won 21, Lost 10 (1st - 8, 2nd - 5, 3rd - 4)
REGIONALS:  Won 46, Lost 16
SUB-REGIONALS:  Won 45, Lost 2
OPENING ROUND:  Won 12, Lost 0
TOTAL:  Won 124 games, Lost 28 games  (.816 NCAA percentage)



TENNESSEE IN THE AIAW TOURNAMENT

AIAW FINAL FOUR

1981--  Defeated Old Dominion (Semifinal)                68-65
        Lost to Louisiana Tech (Championship)            59-79
1980--  Defeated South Carolina (Semifinal)              75-72
        Lost to Old Dominion (Championship)              53-68
1979--  Lost to Louisiana Tech (Semifinal)               84-102
        Defeated UCLA (Consolation)                      104-86
1977--  Lost to Delta State (Semifinal)                  58-62
        Defeated Immaculata (Consolation)                91-62

AIAW REGIONALS

SOUTH
1981--  Defeated Illinois State (Semifinal)              78-53
        Defeated Maryland (Final)                        79-67
1978--  Lost to Maryland (Semifinal)                     69-75
        Lost to Valdosta State (Consolation)             80-83

EAST
1980--  Defeated Kansas State (Semifinal)                84-64
        Defeated Maryland (Final)                        93-76
1979--  Defeated Rutgers (Semifinal)                     79-68
        Defeated Fordham (Final)                         75-64

ROUND OF 16

1977--  Defeated Michigan State                          76-62
        Defeated Kansas State                            81-69

FINAL FOUR:  Won 4, Lost 4 (2nd - 2, 3rd - 2)
REGIONALS:  Won 8, Lost 2
TOTALS:  Won 12, Lost 6 (.667 AIAW percentage)

COMBINED AIAW & NCAA TOTALS
Won 136, Lost 34 (.800 Overall percentage)



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