It is the shot that will define Villanova basketball forever. Kris Jenkins with the long-range three-pointer at the buzzer to win the National Championship — well, shots don’t get any bigger than that. The play that led to Jenkins heroics was brilliantly designed and executed to perfection. Break down of the shot and two plays that made it possible.
Villanova played the way a Philly team should on a national scale in one of the biggest games of the year in all of sports. That kind of scrappiness and grit is what makes a team memorable and lovable, particularly in the city the exudes those qualities.
Kris Jenkins capped a tremendous game with a three-point, buzzer-beating shot to win the National Championship for the Villanova Wildcats in a 77-74 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday night at NRG Stadium in Houston.
One game will decide the National Champion in Division I college basketball this season. Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels take on Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. Tip off between these two schools with long-standing histories begins at 9:19 p.m.
A 71.4 percent shooting clip helped propel the Villanova Wildcats into the National Championship game on Monday night as they rolled to a 95-51 win over the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday night at NRG Stadium in Houston.