three-peat

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three-peat

(thrē′pēt′)
n.
The third consecutive championship or first-place finish by a single participant in a sports tournament or similar competitive enterprise.

[Blend of three and repeat.]

three-peat

(ˈθri pit, θriˈpit)
1. Trademark. a third consecutive victory, as in a major sports championship.
v.i.
2. to win a third consecutive victory.
[1985–90, Amer.; three + (re)peat]
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Both the UP Pep Squad and UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe hold the most championships in the yearly contest with the former winning two three-peats from 1999-2001 and from 2010-2012, and the latter distinguishing themselves with a five-peat from 2002-2006.
Three-peat seeking National University Pep Squad stakes its title as the fourth performers with University of the East Pep Squad following behind.
Jackson and Jordan's Bulls had a pair of three-peats from 1991 to 1993 and 1996 to 1998 for six NBA championships in Chicago while Jackson and Bryant's Lakers had a three-peat from 2000 to 2002 and two more in 2009 and 2010 for five NBA titles in Los Angeles.
There were several back-to-backs and three-peats listed.
They're out to prove that they deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as the great teams that won three-peats such as the 1991-1993 Bulls, 1996-1998 Bulls and the 2000-2002 Lakers.
He is the greatest Swiss army knife the NBA has seen and he is the main reason why the Heat will three-peat.
Bill Russell's Boston Celtics of the 1960s won eight consecutive titles; Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls completed two three-peats over an eight year span, and the Los Angeles Lakers headed by the two-headed monster of Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant won from 2000 to 2002.
He twice coached the Chicago Bulls to three-peats and this season's title gives him nine overall, matching former Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach for the NBA record.
The Lakers' championship-clinching victory over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday gave them the first three-peat since the team moved to Los Angeles, but it was the third time Jackson had experienced it.
Lakers assistant coach Tex Winter was an assistant with Jackson in Chicago when the Bulls managed both three-peats - and might have matched Boston's eight-title run if Michael Jordan had not left in the middle to try baseball.
This looming three-peat will be swell, but just imagine a four-peat