College basketball is a game filled with parody. In this day and age, any team is capable of riding a hot-streak into the NCAA tournament and grinding their way to a National Championship. Because of this parody, many of the game's most talented teams slip up somewhere in March Madness. That is what makes it such a compelling national event and it is therefore important to take a look at the teams over the years who never lived up to their potential.
There are several teams who easily could have made the list, but only the most special squads made the final cut. Here are the best teams of the last 30 years who never won an NCAA title but were primed to do so.