Be True to Your School!: While I was digging for some more info on this FPP, I found this on the NCCA site. You can search by university, and find out how many NCAA titles your school has won, broken down by gender and sport. How many have you got?
posted by The_Black_Hand to navel gazing at 07:53 PM - 20 comments
We've got 16: Florida Total NCAA Team Championships: 16 men's championships: 7 women's championships: 9 coed championships: 0 Breakdown by Sport: men's basketball: 1 men's golf: 4 women's golf: 2 women's soccer: 1 men's swimming & diving: 2 women's swimming & diving: 1 women's tennis: 4 women's indoor track & field: 1 Of course, to quote the site, "The NCAA does not conduct a championship for Division I-A football. Instead, these teams participate in a national championship system developed by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) organization." They do provide this, though.
posted by The_Black_Hand at 07:58 PM on December 02
Michigan has more titles than Michigan State and Notre Dame combined. They have 32, 20 of which have come from two sports. Eleven in swimming and nine in men's ice hockey.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 08:04 PM on December 02
I went to Smith. Hee.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 08:15 PM on December 02
"Schools not listed have not won any NCAA championships." That makes the total for my school (0) nada, zero, zilch.....as in none. They should have never dropped hockey. U of Illlinois at Chicago.... except it was called "U of I Circle Campus" when I attended.
posted by skydivedad at 10:38 PM on December 02
Dude, the Flames rule!
posted by NoMich at 10:57 PM on December 02
OK, so I had to take a look at UNC. Men's basketball with 4 titles and womens' soccer with 17 titles. 17! NC State has a grand total of 2 titles. Both titles won by the mens' basketball team. I was rather surprised that the Wolf Puppies have only two NCAA titles. I still can't get over how dominate that Tar Heel womens' soccer team is. The company that I work for had a software release party tonight. Do my fragmented thoughts scare you? Ask Susan Atkins*. * - I just finished her autobiography from '77. Disturbing shit.
posted by NoMich at 11:01 PM on December 02
Colgate, for the record, is not listed because of their hotly contested claim to the 1962 co-ed rifle championship. I say if you get to shoot first, and your competitors are in sight, well, that's just good strategy. Seriously, though, Colgate was the Parke Davis Champion in football in 1932 and 1875. That '75 team was monster. And we were IN the '90 NCAA Mens Hockey finals... not too bad for a school of 2700.
posted by BullpenPro at 12:24 AM on December 03
My beloved Buckeyes have 21. Most notable is the fact that they've never won a women's title. They have a coed title for fencing and the rest are men's. Ohio State Total NCAA Team Championships: 21 men's championships: 20 women's championships: 0 coed championships: 1 Breakdown by Sport: men's baseball: 1 men's basketball: 1 men's fencing: 1 coed fencing: 1 men's golf: 2 men's gymnastics: 3 men's swimming & diving: 11 men's outdoor track & field: 1
posted by cabuki at 09:14 AM on December 03
Maryland Total NCAA Team Championships: 19
posted by scully at 10:17 AM on December 03
Sweet: Baylor Total NCAA Team Championships: 2 men's championships: 1 women's championships: 1 coed championships: 0 Breakdown by Sport: women's basketball: 1 men's tennis: 1 Both in the last five years, to boot. Too bad Olympic gold medals don't count. Looking at this site you'd have no idea that Jeremy Wariner and Michael Johnson are alums.
posted by Ufez Jones at 11:56 AM on December 03
Southern California (undergrad) Total NCAA Team Championships: 84 91 men's championships: 73 women's championships: 11 mythical national football championships: 7 men's baseball: 12 men's swimming & diving: 9 men's tennis: 16 men's indoor track & field: 2 men's outdoor track & field: 26 I didn't expect this one! And how is it that they've only won two indoor titles, why the disparity? Rutgers (grad) Total NCAA Team Championships: 1 men's fencing: 1 Fencing? Geez!
posted by billsaysthis at 12:06 PM on December 03
bst: I was going to say 'who wants to stay indoors at USC', but then I remembered the smog.
posted by tieguy at 01:30 PM on December 03
Kansas: Breakdown by Sport: men's basketball: 2 men's cross country: 1 men's indoor track & field: 3 men's outdoor track & field: 3 Surprisingly, no women's championships. Given the way they played against DePaul last night, I think the Kansas women could beat the men.
posted by hawkguy at 04:31 PM on December 03
Good thing we have basketball UK - mens basketball 7 women's cross country - 1
posted by louisville_slugger at 05:24 PM on December 03
Stanford (graduate school): 92
posted by Amateur at 08:08 PM on December 03
for those of us that didn't go to D-I schools: division II listing, division III listing.
posted by goddam at 09:14 PM on December 03
Grew up in Iowa. Funny that they are tied for 10th in the men's sports list with 21- 20 of which are wrestling.
posted by pcbenedict at 09:41 PM on December 03
My almae matres are less than impressive. Florida State Total NCAA Team Championships: 5 men's gymnastics: 2 women's indoor track & field: 1 men's outdoor track & field: 1 women's outdoor track & field: 1 Georgetown Total NCAA Team Championships: 1 men's basketball: 1
posted by bperk at 12:27 PM on December 04
Duke Total NCAA Team Championships: 8 men's championships: 4 women's championships: 4 coed championships: 0 Breakdown by Sport: men's basketball: 3 women's golf: 4 men's soccer: 1 Virginia Total NCAA Team Championships: 15 men's championships: 10 women's championships: 5 coed championships: 0 Breakdown by Sport: men's boxing: 1 women's cross country: 2 men's lacrosse: 4 women's lacrosse: 3 men's soccer: 5 The fact that indoor track, outdoor track, and cross country are three different sports is messed up.
posted by mbd1 at 01:26 PM on December 04
Iowa State Total NCAA Team Championships: 14 men's championships: 14 women's championships: 0 coed championships: 0 Breakdown by Sport: men's cross country: 2 men's gymnastics: 3 men's wrestling: 9 Cross country and gymnastics I didn't know about, but wrestling, of course. Seems like that's all Iowa and Iowa State are good for in terms of national championships.
posted by boredom_08 at 04:52 PM on December 05
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