1999: First National Championship

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="hpa2011" title="Jim Calhoun" href="/topic/sports/basketball/jim-calhoun-hpa2011.topic">Jim Calhoun</a> hoists the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000001" title="National Collegiate Athletic Association" href="/topic/sports/national-collegiate-athletic-association-OREDU0000001.topic">NCAA</a> title plaque as his players celebrate their victory over Duke for the National Championship.<br>
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The Huskies defeated the highly-touted Blue Devils 77-74 in St. Petersburg for their first NCAA title. Their final record: 33 wins, two losses.

( BRAD CLIFT / HARTFORD COURANT / March 29, 1999 )

Jim Calhoun hoists the NCAA title plaque as his players celebrate their victory over Duke for the National Championship.

The Huskies defeated the highly-touted Blue Devils 77-74 in St. Petersburg for their first NCAA title. Their final record: 33 wins, two losses.

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