As of the 2004-05 college basketball season the top 3 All-Time most NCAA Tourament wins are by Phat 5 coaches.
1. Mike Krzyzewski-66( Duke ), 66-18
2. Dean Smith-65 ( UNC ), 65-27
3. John Wooden-47 ( UCLA ), 47-10
They are also the top 3 coaches in Final Four appearances.
1. John Wooden ( UCLA )- 12
2. Deam Smith ( UNC )-11
3. Mike Krzyzewski ( Duke )-10
Adolph Rupp ( UK ) is tied for 4th with 6 with Denny Crum ( U. of Louisville ). Crum an assistant coach with John Wooden at ( UCLA ).
The Phat 5 coaches are just as impressive as their players and have been role models to the premiere coaches in the game today. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
Is a basketball slang " nickname " for the 5 winningest college basketball programs in the history of college Division 1 basketball. Kentucky, N. Carolina, UCLA, Kansas, and Duke make up the Phat 5. The Phat 5 are in the Dunkadelic terminology full word or abbreviation. D U N K A D E L I C , Kentucky ( UK ). N. Carolina ( UNC ). U. California Los Angeles ( UCLA ). Kansas ( KU ). Duke ( DUKE ).
N. Carolina added to the Phat 5 winning tradition by beating Illinois to win it's 4 National title. UCLA has more National Championships ( 11 ) than any other Phat 5 program, Kentucky is second with ( 7 ). Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
From 1964 to 1973 UCLA won 9 of the 10 National Championships. They defeated 2 of the other 4 Phat 5 programs during the Championship run.
1. 1964, UCLA 98- Duke 83
2. 1968, UCLA 78- UNC 55
* They also defeated ( UK ) Kentucky in 1975. It was the last game coached by John Wooden who won 10 titles in 12 years.
The 1966 National Championship game has been described as the game that changed college basketball. It was the only National Championship not won by UCLA during it's 10 year run. This was also the first time that 5 starting black players ( Texas Western now UTEP, U. of Texas El Paso ) played 5 starting white players ( UK ). The game was won bY Texas Western 72-65. This game is credited for opening the door for black high school stars to be recruited by major white college programs who were reluctant in the past. The ( DUNK )was banned by the NCAA in 1967, the year that Lew Alcindor ( Kareem Abdul Jabbar ) was to start play as a sophmore at UCLA. The ( DUNK ) was allowed back into college basketball in 1976. The last year a Div.1 program ( IU )has gone undefeated for an entire season.
A Phat 5 program played a major role in the growth of black players getting a chance to play on the biggest stage of college basketball.Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
The Phat 5 had atleast one of the programs in the Final Four for 17 consecutive years from 1962-1978. The streak was ended by Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in 1979 with their epic battle that was also the rebirth of the NBA. The new sreak is from 1988-2005, 18 consectutive years and counting. There will much anticipation in 2006 to see if the Phat 5 can extend the streak to 19 consecutive Final Fours.
The Phat 5 of College Basketball is the greatest collection of winning teams of All-Time in any sport when you look at the wins, players, champioships, and the history of the programs.
The Phat 5 had a team in the National Championship game during the entire 1990's from 1990-1999. All of the Phat 5 programs had atleast 1 appearance. They won 6 of the 10 National titles.
1990, UNLV 103- Duke 73
1991, Duke 72- Kansas ( KU ) 65
1992, Duke 71- Michigan 51
1993, N.Carolina ( UNC ) 77- Michigan 71
1994, Arkansas 76- Duke 72
1995, UCLA 89- Arkansas 78
1996, Kentucky ( UK )76- Syracuse 67
1997, Arizona 84- Kentucky ( UK ) 79,OT
1998, Kentucky 78 ( UK )- Utah 69
1999, Connecticut 77- Duke 74
* UNLV won by the largest margin ever in NCAA Championship history ( 30 ). They are also the only team to score more than 100 points in a Champioship game. Duke got revenge against UNLV the next year in the 1991 semi-final and went on to win the 1991 NCAA Championship. They won it again in 1992 being the first team to repeat as National Champion since the 1972 and 73 UCLA Bruins.
The Phat 5 run during the 90's was simply that Phat, it may never happen again. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
The Phat 5 have produced 5 players that have gone on to be NBA MVP'S. ( 17 ) total MVP awards.
( 6 ) Kareem Abdul Jabbar ( UCLA ) 1971 ( Alcindor ), 1972, 74, 76, 77, and 80.
( 5 ) Michael Jordan ( UNC ) 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998.
( 4 ) Wilt Chamberlain ( KU ) 1960, 1966-68.
( 1 ) Bob McAdoo ( UNC ) 1975.
( 1 ) Bill Walton ( UCLA ) 1978.
From 1974-78 a Phat 5 player won the NBA MVP award 5 consecutive years. Jabbar, 1974, 76, and 77, McAdoo, 1975, and Walton, 1978.
The Phat 5 have their NBA Phat 5 of former players who have won the MVP award. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!
D U N K A D E L I C- Phat 5 of College Basketball,special code makeup of the Dunkadelic terminology.
D- extra D, defense wins Championships
U- U in the UK-( Kentucky )
N- N in the UNC-( N.Carolina )
K- K in the KU-( Kansas )
CLA- in the UCLA-( UCLA )
DE- DE in the DUKE-( Duke )
I- I in the IU-( Indiana ),#6 All-Time
The D U N K A D E L I C, term also has the name of the number one shoe maker in the world in it's name( NIKE ).
The Phat 5 and of College Basketball and Nike are in the Dunkadelic terminolgy. Now that's Dunkadelic!!!!!