The Wright Stuff: Finally, Jay Wright gets his Moment

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In arguably the wildest 96 seconds of college basketball ever, Jay Wright remained as calm, cool and collected as ever. So did his players, up until Kris Jenkins buzzer-beating shot went down with a bang. That mild-mannered persona is exactly what Villanova showed in the final seconds with a perfect play proving to be the Wright stuff.

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The Shot: Breaking down Kris Jenkins buzzer-beater

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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.

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In Championship Effort, Villanova Represented Philly Well

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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.

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National Champs: Kris Jenkins hit buzzer-beater to win title for Villanova

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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.

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Jay Wright’s Wildcats a Well-oiled Machine

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Every now and then, and it is rare, a basketball team turns in a performance like Villanova did on Saturday night, the kind where there are almost no words to describe it. Against Miami, Kansas and Oklahoma, the Wildcats held their own and then some, leading with defense first. That system has Jay Wright’s team playing like a well-oiled machine.

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Super Nova: Villanova rolls into National Championship with rout of Oklahoma

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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.

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