The 2011 National Basketball Association Champions were the western conference Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks played against the eastern conference Miami Heat. The championship that the Dallas Mavericks won was the first ever NBA Championship for the team.
The first NCAA basketball championship was won by Oregon. They beat Ohio State 46-33 in Evanston, Ill 1939.
The Southern conference tested the line in the late 70s.
In college basketball that was 1948 when they defeated Baylor, 58-42, in the finals to win the NCAA Division I basketball title.
The NCAA's Southern Conference became the first collegiate conference to use the three-point rule, adopting a 22-foot line in 1980
The first women's college basketball game was March 21, 1982 at Smith College.
The finals of the 1939 NCAA Division I basketball championship, the first ever, was played at Patten Gymnasium in Evanston, Illinois which was home to the Northwestern University basketball team.
: Coach Debbie Bradley was the first woman to coach an NCAA men's basketball team at Miami of Ohio in the MAC Conference, I believe. Later, she coached World Harvest Bible College to the NCBAA National Championship in 2002. She is currently their coach. : ESPN, one year, I believe, had an NCAA men's basketball game and discussed this and the one commentator had to correct the other, stating that Debbie Bradley was the first.
Notre Dame won its first College Football National Championship in 1924.
LSU won the first BCS National Championship.
Basketball was first played in a college. The first game, 1891, was in the Y.M.C.A college of physical education, Springfield, U.S.A and they used peach basket suspended as the nets, hence the name BASKETball
The Colts first championship came in the 1958 season when they defeated the New York Giants in overtime, 23-17, in the NFL championship game. The Colts first conference championship was also in 1958.
Oregon ducks won the first National Championship in 1939.
University Of Rhode Island (URI)
Currently (May 5), that is yet to be determined. The teams that advanced in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs are Cleveland, Detroit, Orlando, and Boston. One of those teams will win the Eastern Conference and play for the championship. The teams that advanced in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs were New Orleans, San Antonio, Utah, and Los Angeles. One of those teams will win the Western Conference and play for the championship.
The first game ever in college basketball was played 1/18/1896
The first women's basketball team began at Smith College in 1892. The team was led by Senda Berenson who was an instructor at the college.
What was the name of the college when Duke played their first basketball game? Trinity University
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