Kansas defeated North Carolina on Monday after a historic comeback (72-69) to win the prestigious NCAA Finals of the Collegiate Championship.
Totally crazy!fourth time at the University of Kansas National College Basketball Championship (NCAA) Toppled North Carolina on Monday after a historic comeback in the New Orleans final. The Kansas Jayhawks trailed the North Carolina Tar Heels by 15 points (40-25) before halftime before beating UNC 72-69.
Impressive pivot David McCormack scored 15 points to allow Kansas (70-69) to pass the ball on a precious 16-point rebound 1 minute later. Then he scored two straight points to give the Jayhawks a 72-69 lead with 22.3 seconds left.
Caleb Love’s 3-pointer missed at the buzzer. “I was smiling at my teammates in the locker room at half-time and they thought I was crazy and sent McCormack (22). I just said, ‘Hey, we’re going to get out of here in the second half and we play So happy, we are doing what we were born to do, what got us where we are. We did it. »
This is the first time the Jayhawks have been crowned since 2008. Their back Ochai Agbaji (21) was named the tournament’s best player on Monday with 12 points. In particular, he scored 21 points in the semifinal against Villanova.