Villanova soared to victory over Oklahoma in the Final Four, but to win the university’s second National Championship the team will need to conquer chances once more and 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 that was the biggest margin of victory ever in a Final Four game.
Las vegas sportsbooks had the group from Philly as just a two-point heading that is favorite the competition. Bettors who put money on mind 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 seemed back.
Their opponent for Monday night’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 title game tips off at 9:19 pm ET in the front of 70,000 fans in Houston’s NRG Stadium. With Jim Nantz calling the action, many are speculating, and perhaps betting, as to whether Nantz will conclude the game using the relative line, ‘Houston, we have a winner.’
Saturday’s two Final Four games were expected to include a blowout and a nail-biter. The latter was predicted to fu Read more