In the past 25 years, there have been a host of talented players that have taken the court in the NCAA championship game. Every school that carries the label of "national champion" deserves to cut down the nets, but which of the past 25 national champions was the best?
Breaking down the past champions leaves little room for separation, as every team has had drafted players and most title winners played extremely well during tournament play.
These teams won titles for a reason: They were great basketball teams.
Looking back at past NCAA tournament champions using a points-based formula, here is the power ranking for the last 25 national champions.