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NJCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

NJCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championships is held annually in March at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, KS. The first official NJCAA National Championship was in 1948 in Springfield, MO at the Southwest State College Fieldhouse. The event moved to "Hutch" in 1949, and has been there ever since. The format has changed many times throughout its history, and until 2013 it was a false double-elimination tournament. Now the event is single elimination and consists of 23 games over six days. The NJCAA had only one division for Mens Basketball until the 1986–87 season when Division 2 was added. A third non-scholarship division was formed starting with the 1990 tournament. The NJCAA is divided into 24 Regions who form 16 Districts. The 16 District Champions receive automatic births in the National Championship, and there are eight at-large bids extended. This format has been in effect since the 2017 Championship. The results below are for Division 1 only.

List of Division 1 NJCAA Schools

Year Winner Runner Up Score
1945 Pasadena City College N/A N/A
1946 Sacramento Junior College N/A N/A
1947 Compton College N/A N/A
1948 College of Marin Murray State School of Agriculture 48–34
1949 Tyler Junior College Hutchinson Community College 66–64
1950 Los Angeles City College Northeast Mississippi Junior College 67–63
1951 Tyler Junior College Ventura College 93–75
1952 Wharton County Junior College Hibbing Community College 78–76
1953 El Dorado Junior College Arkansas City Junior College 80–64
1954 Moberly Area Community College Snow College 54–49 (OT)
1955 Moberly Area Community College Hannibal-LaGrange College 71-64 (2 OT)
1956 Kilgore College Hannibal-LaGrange College 68–65
1957 San Angelo College Eastern Arizona College 63–51
1958 Kilgore College Weber College 68–57
1959 Weber College Bethany Lutheran College 57–47
1960 Parsons Junior College Tyler Junior College 73–71
1961 Pueblo Junior College Tyler Junior College 79–66
1962 Coffeyville Community College Lon Morris College 74–49
1963 Independence Community College Mercer County Community College 73-68 (OT)
1964 Dodge City Community College Casper College 73–68
1965 Vincennes University Burlington Junior College 80–76
1966 Moberly Area Community College Cameron State Agricultural College 90–66
1967 Moberly Area Community College San Jacinto College-Central 56–55
1968 San Jacinto College-Central Mercer County Community College 66–64
1969 Paducah Community College Robert Morris, Pa. 79–76
1970 Vincennes University Three Rivers Community College 85–67
1971 Ellsworth College College of Southern Idaho 80–71
1972 Vincennes University Ferrum College 73–61
1973 Mercer County Community College Vacated 80-61
1974 Mercer County Community College Chipola Junior College 60–58
1975 Western Texas Junior College College of Southern Idaho 65–57
1976 College of Southern Idaho Mercer County Community College 62–50
1977 Independence Community College San Jacinto College-Central 75-72
1978 Independence Community College Niagara County Community College 62–61
1979 Three Rivers Community College Mercer County Community College 60–59 (OT)
1980 Western Texas Junior College Jefferson State Community College 85–72
1981 Westark Community College Lincoln College 67–50
1982 Midland College Miami Dade - North 93–88 (OT)
1983 San Jacinto College-Central Seminole State College 73–68
1984 San Jacinto College-Central Independence Community College 86–82
1985 Dixie State College of Utah Kankakee Community College 57–55
1986 San Jacinto College-Central Vincennes University 84–78
1987 College of Southern Idaho Midland College 69–68
1988 Hutchinson Community College Kankakee Community College 76–74
1989 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Northeast Mississippi Community College 83–76
1990 Connors State College College of Southern Idaho 103–87
1991 Aquinas Junior College Arizona Western College 74–68
1992 Three Rivers Community College Butler Community College 78–77
1993 Pensacola Junior College Butler Community College 79–74
1994 Hutchinson Community College Three Rivers Community College 78–74
1995 Okaloosa-Walton College Spartanburg Methodist College 79–63
1996 Sullivan College Allegany College of Maryland 104–98 (OT)
1997 Indian Hills Community College San Jacinto College-Central 89–80
1998 Indian Hills Community College Shelby State Community College 83–68
1999 Indian Hills Community College Barton County Community College 100–86
2000 Southeastern Community College Calhoun Community College 84–70
2001 Wabash Valley College Allegany College of Maryland 89–83
2002 Dixie State College of Utah Coffeyville Community College 82–81
2003 Southeastern Community College San Jacinto College-Central 76–68
2004 Southeastern Community College Redlands Community College 58–43
2005 Paris Junior College Moberly Area Community College 70–61
2006 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Tallahassee Community College 68–59
2007 Midland College Chipola College 94–75
2008 South Plains College Salt Lake Community College 67–56
2009 Salt Lake Community College Midland College 67–60
2010 Howard College Three Rivers Community College 85–80
2011 College of Southern Idaho Midland College 72–64
2012 South Plains College Northwest Florida State College 81–68
2013 College of Central Florida Northwest Florida State College 74–69
2014 Jones County Junior College Indian Hills Community College 87–77
2015 Northwest Florida State College South Plains College 83–80
2016 Salt Lake Community College Hutchinson Community College 74–64
2017 Hutchinson Community College Eastern Florida State College 84–58
2018 South Plains College College of Southern Idaho 98–95
2019 Vincennes University Ranger College (TX) 87–77

Championship LeadersEdit

Team Championships Winning year(s)
Vincennes University 4 1965, 1970, 1972, 2019
San Jacinto College-Central 4 1968, 1983, 1984, 1986
Moberly Area Community College 4 1954, 1955, 1966, 1967
South Plains College 3 2008, 2012, 2018
Hutchinson Community College 3 1988, 1994, 2017
Indian Hills Community College 3 1997, 1998, 1999
Southeastern Community College 3 2000, 2003, 2004
Independence Community College 3 1963, 1977, 1978
College of Southern Idaho 3 1976, 1987, 2011
Tyler Junior College 2 1949, 1951
Kilgore College 2 1956, 1958
Mercer County Community College 2 1973, 1974
Midland College 2 1982, 2007
Dixie State College of Utah 2 1985, 2002
Three Rivers Community College 2 1979, 1992
Western Texas Junior College 2 1975, 1980
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith 2 1981, 2006
Northwest Florida State College 2 1995, 2015

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