Kentucky has won eight NCAA championships: 1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, and 2012.
Kentucky was also awarded the Helms National Championship in 1933. (The first NCAA tournament was played in 1939.)
The Kentucky Wildcats men's Basketball team has made it to the Final Four and won their game to move on to the National Championship game 11 times. Three of those National Championship games were lost while the other eight were won.
In men's basketball, Kentucky has more NCAA basketball championships. Kansas' men's basketball team has won the NCAA championship three times while Kentucky's men's basketball team has won the NCAA championship eight times. In women's basketball, neither team has a championship.
Penn State never won the national championship but they've made the final four several times.
15 NBA titles and 1 NBL Championship (National Basketball League)
in the NCAA championship Syracuse had played kansas 8 times in NCAA history.
The University of Texas has made the Final Four three times: 2003, 1947, 1943 They have yet to win the national championship in Division I basketball.
Syracuse has won the NCAA basketball championship only once, in 2003.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Championship final has been held in Minneapolis 3 times: Kentucky beat Kansas St, 68-58 in 1951 Duke beat Michigan, 71-51 in 1992 Duke beat Arizona, 82-72 in 2001
UCLA, eleven times.
Alabama has never lost a national championship game.