Villanova soared to victory over Oklahoma in the ultimate Four, but to win the university’s second National Championship the team will need to overcome chances once more and simply take down UNC.
The Villanova Wildcats bested their other two seed opponent Oklahoma Sooners 95-51 on Saturday night for a lopsided 44-point shellacking which was the margin that is largest of victory ever in a Final Four game.
Las Vegas sportsbooks had the group from Philly as only a two-point favorite heading into the competition. Bettors whom put cash on head coach Jay Wright’s squad had angst that is little the 40-minute game as Villanova took control roughly halfway through the very first half and not looked back.
Their opponent for Monday evening’s 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship could be the University of North Carolina. The number 1 Tar Heels were a 10-point favorite over Syracuse, the largest spread in Final Four history, and they covered it handsomely Saturday by beating the Orange 83-66.
Tonight’s name game tips off at 9:19 pm ET in front of 70,000 fans in Houston’s NRG Stadium. With Jim Nantz calling the action, many are speculating, and maybe betting, as to whether Nantz will conclude the game with the line, ‘Houston, we have champion.’
Saturday’s two last Four games had been anticipated to feature a blowout and a nail-biter. The latter was predict Continue reading “Villanova Reaches NCAA Men’s Basketball Title Game in Historic Fashion, UNC Cruises Over Syracuse”