(1) Duke, (1) UConn, (4) Ohio State, (1) Michigan State
UConn over Duke, 77-74 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg Florida
Most Outstanding Player:
Richard ‘Rip’ Hamilton, UConn
Rip Hamilton – 145 points/24.1 ppg.
UConn’s win snapped Duke’s 32-game win streak with the biggest point-spread upset in National Championship history. Duke had tied the regular season record for most wins (37) before the tournament.