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Looking at “The Year After” the Top Team Performances in NCAA History


Last season at the 2018 NCAA Championship we were treated to an NCAA team title race for the ages when Penn State edged Ohio State by eight points 141.5 to 133.5. These point totals landed each school within the top 15 scores at the NCAA Championships all-time. As we look ahead to the 2018-19, it begs the question, “How often do teams repeat these performances?” Most teams have a drop-off of some sort, and a couple did not repeat (Ohio State is the only school on the list that did not win an NCAA title during the mentioned season). Below the teams with the top 16 point totals ever have been listed. The year in bold is the season after their high point total.


1) 1998 Iowa Hawkeyes (1997-170 points)

1997 team: Won NCAA Title; Oklahoma State was second with 113.5 points

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