Happy Tuesday, all. We have plenty to go over following a great men’s championship game last night.
Let’s get right to it.
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Good morning to everyone but especially to…
THE KANSAS JAYHAWKS
Bill Self has had more talented teams in terms of players with NBA potential. He’s had better offensive teams, and he’s had better defensive teams. But as last night showed, this team had as much (if not more) grit and determination as any. Kansas overcame a 16-point deficit to defeat North Carolina, 72-69, and claim the program’s fourth national championship. It’s the largest deficit overcome in NCAA Tournament title game history.
In the second half, Kansas outscored North Carolina…
47-29 overall.26-16 in the paint.and 14-2 in points off turnovers.Check out how Kansas made its record-setting comeback here.
In a final ode to the Jayhawks’ balanced nature, they became the first team to win a title game without a single player scoring more than 15 points since NC State way back in 1983.
This is a special one for Self, too. His father died in January, and this…