Bittersweet

Eight times a team has won more than 36 games in an NCAA Division I men's basketball season, but only two of those seasons (in bold) ended in a national title:

2015 Kentucky 38-1

2012 Kentucky 38-2

2008 Memphis 38-2

2005 Illinois 37-2

1999 Duke 37-2

1987 UNLV 37-2

2008 Kansas 37-3

1986 Duke 37-3