NCAA National Championship game ends in dramatic fashion
MANILA, Philippines – It’s the kind of moment young basketball-loving kids dream of growing up. The ball in your hands. The clock winding down. A shot at history. An opportunity to become a legend forever.
For Kris Jenkins, the moment was his for the taking. When it was his time to shine, he didn’t let himself, nor the thousands of Villanova fans down.
Jenkins awarded the Wildcats a 77-74 victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels during the NCAA National Championship game thanks to a 3-point game winner as time expired in Houston on Tuesday, April 5.
With only 4.7 seconds remaining and the contest tied at 74, Ryan Arcidiacono brought the ball down and handed it to Jenkins, who nailed a triple to end the college basketball season in dramatic fashion.
Watch the clip here:
Jenkins’ clutch shot cancelled out a prior 3-ball by North Carolina guard Marcus Paige, who tied the game at 74 thanks to this incredibly-tough shot:
The national championship is Villanova’s first since 1985. – Rappler.com