Donte DiVincenzo's Record-Setting NCAA Championship Game Causes Twitter Eruption

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistApril 3, 2018

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 02: Donte DiVincenzo #10 of the Villanova Wildcats reacts after a shot in the second half against the Michigan Wolverines during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at the Alamodome on April 2, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Donte DiVincenzo did everything he could to lead Villanova to a 79-62 national championship win on Monday against Michigan at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

DiVincenzo finished with 31 points and was named Most Outstanding Player:

The sophomore scored 18 points in the first half, and when the opponent started gaining momentum in the second half, he responded with nine straight points and big plays on both ends of the court.

Matt Norlander of CBS Sports noted his place in the record books:

Those watching along were excited about the performance:

Jason McIntyre of Fox Sports 1 also discussed the player's future:

DiVincenzo has been a quality player all season long, winning the Big East Sixth Man of the Year award, but he saved his best performance for the biggest stage of the year.

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