North Carolina Tar Heels point guard Marcus Paige hit a double-clutch three-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to tie the NCAA men's basketball national championship game at 74-74 on Monday.
Then, this happened:
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Kris Jenkins' three as time expired gave the Villanova Wildcats their first national title in 31 years and did so in the most dramatic way possible.
It was a euphoric scene at a bar near the Villanova campus, per Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia:
Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson had the best view on the floor:
This picture summed up the emotion and jubilation on the floor when the Wildcats received the trophy:
NCAA March Madness also shared a photo from the ground level:
Dave Southorn of the Idaho Statesman was on hand to capture the moment in case UNC legend Michael Jordan turned into his own meme:
John Clark of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia shared an image of the confetti beginning to come down:
Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports relayed a photo of Villanova's hero surrounded by a sea of fans:
Jeff Goodman of ESPN was able to capture this moment—after the confetti finally stopped dropping—of Most Outstanding Player Ryan Arcidiacono holding the trophy:
Villanova head coach Jay Wright also had the reaction of the tournament, via B/R:
This image was also captured by NCAA March Madness before the nets were cut down:
Rob Dauster of College Basketball Talk found the hero of the night met by his biggest fan:
It was arguably the best finish to a national championship game in college basketball history and perhaps the most memorable celebration for a championship in history as well.