Jay Wright puts his name in the history books with Villanova run

Jay Wright puts his name in the history books with Villanova run

Jay Wright puts his name in the history books with Villanova run

Graduate of University of Delaware.

He found his way to the line more in the second half although he hit back-to-back threes in the middle of the half to give the Wildcats their biggest lead at that point at 62-44.

The recent numbers for Villanova are staggering: two national championships in the last three years, a team-record 36 victories this season with an offense that performed at near-record efficiency levels, a five-year record of 165-21 during which time the Wildcats never have lost back-to-back games.

When he was asked about his tweets Monday after the game, DiVincenzo said, "I didn't do that".

DiVincenzo was the breakout star of the NCAA Tournament title game Monday night, scoring a career-high 31 points against MI in a 79-62 victory that gave the Wildcats two titles in three seasons.

Following DiVincenzo in scoring for Villanova was junior Mikal Bridges, who dropped 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting. "[The Wolverines] did a great job of making it hard for Jalen and Mikal, and they were just making the right play". "I guess I wasn't as aggressive anymore. And Omari [Spellman] was setting great screens and getting me open". ESPN draft scribe Jonathan Givony rated him as only the 63rd-best prospect in this year's potential class before the NCAA tournament, and another year with the Wildcats - this time as a starter - could be even more beneficial to his credentials than his massive game against MI.

Wagner scored to start the second half, but the Wildcats weren't about to let suspense enter the equation. He picked up where he left off in the first half, scoring 11 straight Villanova points midway through the second half.

"Eats you up forever", MI coach John Beilein said.

"I really can't get my mind around it", Wright said on the TBS broadcast.

The rest of the team can flow with DiVincenzo as if it's the most natural thing, as if his 31 points and driving dunks and wink-inducing three-pointers are exactly what the Wildcats expected. "It was an incredible performance".

The Wolverines were seeking the program's first championship since 1989, but fell to the Villanova Wildcats, 79-62 in San Antonio, Texas. That's why DiVincenzo, who was a redshirt working on the scout team in practice when Villanova won the title in 2016, became the Final Four's most outstanding player. The second one was the highlight; he pulled up in transition for a contested shot from about 23 feet.

"Unfortunately a Twitter account belonging to Donte DiVincenzo was hacked tonight", Villanova said in a statement. "We have full confidence in him to take that shot; and when he got hot, we kept giving him the ball". But with the benefit of hindsight, you could have played the NCAA tournament 10 more times, and an all-time Villanova team that won every game in March by double digits-the first to do so since UCLA in 1967 -would have mowed through nine of them just the same.

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