UNC Edges Gonzaga In National Championship Game
4/4/2017 6:43:30 AM
By John Covington
The Tar Heels outlasted Gonzaga 71-65 in the NCAA men's basketball national championship game. UNC, which lost to Villanova in last year's title game, won the NCAA Tournament for the sixth time in school history. Joel Berry the Second scored 22 points for the Tar Heels, who closed the game on an 8-0 run. The Heels end the year 33-and-7. Nigel Williams-Goss put up 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Bulldogs, who appeared in the title game for the first time in program history. Gonzaga finishes the season 37-and-2.