No. They came close in 1955 (final 4) and 1956 (2nd place) but could not beat Bill Russell, KC Jones and Larry Farmer of U of San Francisco. Iowa had two great players in Carl Cain and Bill Logan, but Russell was just too much off the boards. That was Mike Farmer, not Larry Farmer.
The University of San Francisco defeated the University of Iowa, 83-71, to win the 1956 NCAA Division I basketball championship.
Texas Western They beat Adolph Rupp's Kentucky Wildcats. They beat the Kansas Jayhawks. They beat Iowa Hawkeyes. There Head Coach was Don Haskins.
It became a ncaa championship in 1939.
NCAA Basketball Championship - Philippines - was created in 1924.
Duke defeated Michigan to win the 1992 NCAA Basketball Championship.
Marquette won the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in 1977.
NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship was created in 1982.
NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship was created in 1939.
Syracuse has won the NCAA basketball championship only once, in 2003.
The venue of the 2014 NCAA Division you Basketball Championship was PNC Arena.