Baylor recovered after blowing a 17-point lead and losing a star player, beating Notre Dame 82-81 for the NCAA women’s basketball championship Sunday night when 2018 tournament hero Arike Ogunbowale missed a foul shot in the final seconds.
Matt Mooney plays in the dirt. He was digging in it long before arriving to Lubbock, Tex., before awaiting the biggest basketball game of his life, a One Shining Moment most only dream about but never experience.
Before the Final Four, Virginia was listed as a 3-point favorite over Texas Tech at Las Vegas sportsbooks in a lookahead line to Monday’s national title game.
Three years after getting on a private plane to end his short-term stay as coach at UNLV, Chris Beard has Texas Tech 40 minutes from its first national championship.
The whistle came late, but the foul call that led to Virginia defeating Auburn 63-62 on Saturday in the Final Four at Minneapolis was correct.
Virginia opened as a 1-point favorite over Texas Tech at the Westgate sportsbook for Monday’s NCAA men’s basketball national championship game, but the line quickly moved to 1½ on Saturday night.
For those who thought Texas Tech only plays defense, its time to meet Matt Mooney.
Kyle Guy made three free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Virginia pulled off its second small miracle of the NCAA Tournament, beating Auburn 63-62 Saturday to advance to the national championship game for the first time in school history.