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Kris Jenkins Comments on Game-Winner to Beat UNC in 2016 National Championship

Kris Jenkins' life changed in a flash after he hit a game-winning three-pointer Monday night to deliver the Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team its first NCAA title since 1985, and the star swingman broke down the seconds that preceded...Show More Summary

UNC vs. Villanova: Score, Celebration Highlights from 2016 NCAA Championship

North Carolina Tar Heels point guard Marcus Paige hit a double-clutch three-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to tie the NCAA men's basketball national championship game at 74-74 on Monday. Then, this happened: Kris Jenkins' three as time...Show More Summary

Marcus Paige, Roy Williams Comment on UNC's Loss in 2016 NCAA Championship

Villanova Wildcats star Kris Jenkins sent his team and its entire fanbase into a state of euphoria Monday with a buzzer-beating game-winner in the NCAA men's basketball national championship game. While much of the focus was on Villanova...Show More Summary

Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2016 NCAA Basketball Tournament

The Villanova Wildcats are college basketball's 2016 national champions after a thrilling 77-74 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels Monday night in Houston, but those two teams are far from the only winners and losers of this year's...Show More Summary

Ryan Arcidiacono Named 2016 NCAA Tournament's Most Outstanding Player

Ryan Arcidiacono is leaving Villanova as a champion and the Most Outstanding Player of this improbable tournament run. The Wildcats senior—who assisted on Kris Jenkins' game-winning three as time expired to defeat the North CarolinaShow More Summary

UNC vs. Villanova: Score, Twitter Reaction from 2016 NCAA Championship

The Villanova Wildcats are partying like it's 1985 after Kris Jenkins carved out his place in NCAA tournament history with a game-winning three-pointer as time expired to give the South Region's No. 2 seed a miraculous 77-74 win over the No. Show More Summary

2016 NCAA Championship: Twitter Reacts to Final Seconds of Villanova vs. UNC

Villanova Wildcats star Kris Jenkins hit the shot of a lifetime during Monday's national championship game in Houston against the North Carolina Tar Heels to give his team a 77-74 victory: Naturally, social media was quick to react to...Show More Summary

Villanova vs. UNC: Live Score, Highlights for 2016 NCAA Championship Game

North Carolina and Villanova have played in the NCAA tournament six times, and in four of those matchups the winner went on to win the national title. Make that six, as for the first time the Tar Heels and Wildcats will hook up in the...Show More Summary

UNC vs. Villanova: Game Time and TV Schedule for 2016 NCAA Tournament Final

It's amazing how quickly 68 teams in the NCAA tournament field can narrow down to just two with one team looking to leave Monday night as the 2016 national champion. After the first weekend was filled with underdogs and wild finishes, the elite teams have come to play, with Villanova and North Carolina leaving no doubt about their worthiness. Show More Summary

March Sadness Montage Recalls the NCAA Tournament's Most Sorrowful Casualties

You remember them. You have sympathy for them. Your heart goes out to them. And just in case you missed any of them, there is now a compilation of the NCAA men's basketball tournament's most crestfallen, dejected and heartbroken players and fans. Show More Summary

NCAA Championship Game Time: UNC vs. Villanova 2016 Start Time, TV Info

A mere hours separate the globe from crowning a champion of March Madness. It's only fitting the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats emerged from the chaos, the latest example of strong team-based play at major programs eventually...Show More Summary

NCAA Championship Game 2016: TV Info, Game Time for UNC vs. Villanova

Despite being No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, respectively, the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats will enter Monday night’s national championship game with much different backstories. The Tar Heels expected to get this far. Head...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan's Son, Marcus, Recounts Costing UCF Adidas Deal with Complex

Former University of Central Florida basketball player Marcus Jordan, the son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, opted to wear his father's "Rising Sun" Air Jordan XIIs during a 2009 exhibition game, which cost the school its $3 million Adidas sponsorship. Jordan described the situation to Complex's Matt Welty in an interview that ran Monday. Show More Summary

March Madness 2016: TV Coverage, Odds for UNC vs. Villanova Championship

Raise your hand if you had the second-seeded Villanova Wildcats being one of the two teams to make it to the NCAA championship in Houston, Texas, back at the beginning of March. Now, keep your hand raised if you predicted that in soShow More Summary

Brandon Ingram Declares for 2016 NBA Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

One season after the Duke Blue Devils watched Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow leave the college ranks after only one year, freshman Brandon Ingram joined the list of Mike Krzyzewski’s one-and-dones and declared for theShow More Summary

UNC vs. Villanova: Vegas Odds, Prop Bets, Predictions for 2016 NCAA Championship

The North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats square off for all the March Madness marbles on Monday in what should be an epic national title showcase. This marks the first time coach Jay Wright has guided Villanova this deep in the NCAA tournament, whereas his counterpart, Roy Williams, has a national championship from 2009 on his resume. Show More Summary

NCAA Championship Game 2016: UNC vs. Villanova Final Score Predictions

After a couple of blowouts in the Final Four, all fans can ask for is an exciting matchup in the national championship game. If both the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats play to their ability, that is exactly what we should...Show More Summary

Forget the Lack of 1-and-Dones; Villanova and UNC Are Both Full of Greatness

HOUSTON — The college basketball population hit the snooze button on Saturday's blowout semifinals in anticipation that a North Carolina Tar Heels-Villanova Wildcats final would give us some form of entertainment. And in a lot of ways,...Show More Summary

Marcus Paige and Roy Williams' Unique Bond at Heart of UNC's Run to Title Game

HOUSTON — Multiple times during the past few seasons—when his jump shots and free throws weren ’t falling like they had in the past—North Carolina’s Marcus Paige heard the same pep talk from his head coach. Or rather, it was an attempt at a pep talk. “Don’t worry, big fella, I believe in you,” Roy Williams often said. Show More Summary

Villanova vs. UNC: X-Factors to Watch in 2016 NCAA Championship Game

Monday's NCAA championship game features an intriguing matchup of Villanova's outstanding perimeter game against North Carolina's inside power. Each team has its stars, with first-team Associated Press All-American forward Brice Johnson...Show More Summary

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