All week, we will be profiling the seven undefeated NCAA Champions ...

1975-76 INDIANA (32-0)

Location: Bloomington, Ind.

Conference: Big Ten.

Bid: Automatic.

Opponents' Final Record: 558-341 (.621).

NCAA Tournament/Through That Season: 15-5 (2 Titles, 3 Final Fours).
NCAA Tournament/Since That Season: 49-28 (3 Titles, 5 Final Fours).

Head Coach: Bob Knight
Through That Season — School: 125-20 (5 years). Overall: 227-70 (11 years).
Career — School: 662-239 (29 years). Overall: 902-371 (42 years).

Title Game Starters, Pos., Hgt., Yr., Pts., Reb., FG%, FT%
Scott May, F, 6-7, Sr., 23.5, 7.7, 52.7, 78.2
Tom Abernethy, F, 6-7, Sr., 10.0, 5.3, 56.1, 74.3
Kent Benson, C, 6-11, Jr., 17.3, 8.8, 57.8, 68.4
Bob Wilkerson, G, 6-7, Sr., 7.8, 4.9, 49.3, 63.0
Quinn Buckner, G, 6-3, Sr., 8.9, 2.8, 44.1, 48.8

Season Key Subs
Wayne Radford, G, 6-2, So., 4.7, 2.1, 56.3, 71.2
Jim Crews, G, 6-5, Sr., 3.3, 0.7, 46.8, 85.7
Jim Wisman, G, 6-2, So., 2.5, 0.8, 36.7, 72.4
Rich Valavicius, F, 6-5, Fr., 2.4, 1.8, 48.3, 62.5

About the Hoosiers: Drubbed Michigan in the final, 86-68, at the Spectrum, after trailing by 35-29 at halftime. Wilkerson (coming off a 19-rebound game in the semifinal win over UCLA) was carried off the court three minutes into the game after suffering a concussion. Indiana put together a 22-8 run midway through the second half to break a 51-51 tie and pull away ... The Wolverines finished 25-7, but three of the losses (one in overtime) were to Indiana. May had 26 points and Benson scored 25 in the final ... The Academy Awards were held the same night as the title game. After the nominees for Best Film Editing were named, actress Isabelle Adjani said "And the winner is ... " Elliott Gould quickly answered: "Indiana, 86-68." ... Michigan had topped unbeaten Rutgers, 86-70, in the semifinals ... The previous year's Hoosiers were 31-0 before being upended, 92-90, by Kentucky in the Mideast Regional final ... Had he lasted after enrolling in 1974, Larry Bird would have been a sophomore on this team ... When they beat South Dakota in the 1976-77 opener, they had won 67 of their previous 68 games.