Villanova Wins NCAA Championship on Buzzer Beater
They weren’t even supposed to be there. Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer as time expired, giving his team a dramatic victory over North Carolina, 77-74. The 70,000 fans in attendance were treated to a great college hoops performance, with both squads trading leads until the very end. It’s the Wildcats’ first NCAA title since 1985, and comes on the heels of two disappointing seasons. Afterward coach Jay Wright said he couldn’t wait to see a replay of his own reaction to what’s being called an instant classic.