1. Villanova vs. UNC: X-Factors to Watch in 2016 NCAA Championship Game

    Monday's NCAA championship game features an intriguing matchup of Villanova's outstanding perimeter game against North Carolina's inside power...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 11,374 reads 13 comments

  2. Horrific Accidents Driving UNC Reserve Justin Coleman to Inspire Tar Heels

    HOUSTON — He probably won't get on court for North Carolina in what will be his final college game. You could look at the career of Justin Coleman, a perennial backup guard for the Tar Heels, and say it hasn't been very impressive...

    Art Spander Written by Art Spander about 5 months ago 29,231 reads 10 comments

  3. B/R Expert NCAA Bracket Picks 2016: Predicting Who Wins the National Title Game

    Despite a pair of blowouts in Saturday's Final Four, we're expecting an incredible national championship game between North Carolina and Villanova...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report College Basketball Staff about 5 months ago 63,345 reads 104 comments

  4. Forget the Lack of 1-and-Dones; Villanova and UNC Are Both Full of Greatness

    HOUSTON — The college basketball population hit the snooze button on Saturday's blowout semifinals in anticipation that a North Carolina Tar Heels-Villanova Wildcats final would give us some form of entertainment...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 22,379 reads 99 comments

  5. Marcus Paige and Roy Williams' Unique Bond at Heart of UNC's Run to Title Game

    HOUSTON — Multiple times during the past few seasons—when his jump shots and free throws weren ’t falling like they had in the past—North Carolina’s Marcus Paige heard the same pep talk from his head coach...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 5 months ago 18,202 reads 13 comments

  6. Women's Tournament 2016: Final Four Scores, Championship Preview

    The NCAA women’s tournament reached the Final Four on Sunday, with the UConn Huskies taking on the Oregon State Beavers in the opener and the Washington Huskies and the Syracuse Orange capping the day’s action in the finale...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 5 months ago 8,972 reads 9 comments

  7. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Gives Syracuse Pep Talk After Final Four Loss

    United States Vice President Joe Biden, who bleeds orange , did what he could to pick Syracuse up after its Final Four loss to North Carolina on Saturday...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 1,885 reads 4 comments

  8. NCAA Championship 2016: Top Quotes, Highlights from UNC's Pregame Presser

    The North Carolina Tar Heels had a loose, humorous and fun afternoon at their national championship press conference Sunday...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 5 months ago 6,801 reads 4 comments

  9. NCAA Championship Game 2016: Star Players Who Will Decide UNC vs. Villanova

    Tar Heel Brice Johnson has made it to the national championship game along with his teammates from North Carolina, and it's difficult to see him coming up sort on college basketball's biggest stage...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 229 reads 0 comments

  10. Villanova Wildcats vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Odds, March Madness Pick

    The second-seeded Villanova Wildcats will try to become the third straight underdogs to win the national championship Monday night when they take on the top-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 5 months ago 2,870 reads 0 comments

  11. NCAA Tournament 2016: Title Game Odds, March Madness Bracket Review

    North Carolina opened the season as the nation's top-ranked team. Villanova spent three weeks atop the college basketball rankings. Now, the two teams will battle on Monday night for the national championship...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 1,125 reads 0 comments

  12. Inside the Numbers of the 2016 NCAA Basketball Championship

    We started with 68 teams in the NCAA tournament, and now we're down to two. On Monday, just one will be left standing after the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats battle for the national title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 26,515 reads 25 comments

  13. Everything You Need to Know About the 2016 NCAA Basketball Championship Game

    Despite all of the drama and carnage of the past four-plus months, North Carolina vs. Villanova is just about the best pairing we could have asked for in college basketball's 2016 national championship game...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 20,589 reads 77 comments

  14. UNC vs. Villanova: Odds and Final Predictions for 2016 NCAA Championship Game

    North Carolina was not about to let Syracuse continue with its Cinderella dream and continue on to the NCAA men's tournament championship game...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 6,318 reads 1 comments

  15. Mike Krzyzewski Injury: Updates on Duke Coach's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski underwent knee replacement surgery Sunday, per Stephen Wiseman of the Herald-Sun . Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 6,408 reads 8 comments

  16. March Madness 2016: Final Bracket, NCAA Title Game Odds and Predictions

    Ancient sport adages such as the "cream rises to the top" exist for a reason, the NCAA title game between North Carolina and Villanova on Monday being the latest perfect example...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 1,217 reads 0 comments

  17. Buddy Hield Wins 2016 Naismith Trophy: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield was announced as the winner of the 2016 Naismith Trophy on Sunday as the top player in college basketball...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 22,973 reads 49 comments

  18. Jay Wright Named 2016 Naismith Men's College Basketball Coach of the Year

    Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright has had a pretty good weekend. First, his team advanced to the national championship Saturday. On Sunday, he won the Naismith Men's College Basketball Coach of the Year Award, per NaismithTrophy ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 7,403 reads 25 comments

  19. UNC vs. Villanova 2016: Odds Advice and Key Player Predictions for Championship

    Las Vegas got it right without issue by picking the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats to advance through the Final Four and appear in Monday's title game. Bettors did as well with any luck...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 3,205 reads 0 comments

  20. NCAA Championship Game 2016: TV Schedule and Prediction for UNC vs. Villanova

    After all the dust has settled on the madness of March, the Villanova Wildcats and North Carolina Tar Heels have emerged from the rubble of broken brackets to play in the NCAA Championship Game...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 5 months ago 2,861 reads 0 comments

  21. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, April 3, 2016

    Fact: Villanova (44 points versus Oklahoma) and North Carolina (17 points versus Syracuse) combined to win their Final Four games by 61 points, the largest combined margin of victory in NCAA semifinals history...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 5 months ago 10,124 reads 4 comments

  22. UNC vs. Villanova 2016: Game Time and Stats to Know for National Title Game

    Game 2 of Saturday night’s Final Four bouts ended as everyone thought it would—with North Carolina on top of Syracuse. The earlier contest, though? Wow...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 1,158 reads 0 comments

  23. NCAA Tournament 2016: TV Schedule for North Carolina-Villanova Championship

    Defense will occasionally win championships, but North Carolina and Villanova have ridden prodigious offenses into a heated NCAA tournament title bout...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 9,459 reads 0 comments

  24. UNC vs. Villanova: Game Time, Prop Odds and Predictions for NCAA Championship

    After a thrilling regional final weekend in the 2016 NCAA tournament, the Final Four came and went with two wholly uncompetitive games in the national semifinal...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 5 months ago 6,514 reads 1 comments

  25. NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament 2016: Complete Final Four Schedule, Bracket

    In the final weekend of the 2016 NCAA women's basketball tournament, head coach Geno Auriemma is looking to make history with his University of Connecticut squad...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 5 months ago 7,452 reads 0 comments