Villanova soared to victory over Oklahoma in the last Four, but to win the college’s second National Championship the team will be needing to conquer the chances once again 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 that has been the biggest margin of victory ever in your final Four game.
Las Vegas sportsbooks had the group from Philly as just a two-point favorite heading into the contest. Bettors whom placed 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 never seemed back.
Their opponent for night’s 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship is the University of North Carolina monday. The no. 1 Tar Heels were a 10-point favorite over Syracuse, the spread that is largest in last 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 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 last Four games were anticipated to feature a blowout and a nail-biter. The latter end (more…)