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Villanova beats Michigan to win NCAA title

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the national championship trophy with Jalen Brunson after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four. 


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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the national championship trophy with Jalen Brunson after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the national championship trophy with Jalen Brunson after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson hoists the national championship trophy. 

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Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson hoists the national championship trophy. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson hoists the national championship trophy. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman hoists the trophy.


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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman hoists the trophy. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman hoists the trophy. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats players celebrate. 


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Villanova Wildcats players celebrate. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats players celebrate. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats celebrate on the court following their victory. 

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Villanova Wildcats celebrate on the court following their victory. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats celebrate on the court following their victory. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo cuts down the net. 

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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo cuts down the net. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo cuts down the net. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright.

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Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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The Villanova Wildcats celebrates. 


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The Villanova Wildcats celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The Villanova Wildcats celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson cuts down the net.

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Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson cuts down the net. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson cuts down the net. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson celebrates. 


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Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Mikal Bridges celebrates.

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Villanova Wildcats guard Mikal Bridges celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Mikal Bridges celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright hoists the trophy.

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Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright hoists the trophy. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright hoists the trophy. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats team chaplain Father Rob celebrates.

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Villanova Wildcats team chaplain Father Rob celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats team chaplain Father Rob celebrates. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the trophy.


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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the trophy. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo holds the trophy. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo and teammates celebrate. 

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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo and teammates celebrate. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo and teammates celebrate. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan Wolverines forward Isaiah Livers and Ibi Watson  react after losing.

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Michigan Wolverines forward Isaiah Livers and Ibi Watson react after losing. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Wolverines forward Isaiah Livers and Ibi Watson react after losing. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews and Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo go for a loose ball.


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Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews and Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo go for a loose ball. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews and Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo go for a loose ball. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo celebrates with Eric Paschall during the second half.

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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo celebrates with Eric Paschall during the second half. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo celebrates with Eric Paschall during the second half. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks against Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner. 


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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks against Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks against Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner and Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall go for the ball.


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Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner and Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall go for the ball. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner and Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall go for the ball. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo shoots against Michigan Wolverines guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman.


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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo shoots against Michigan Wolverines guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo shoots against Michigan Wolverines guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo blocks the shot of Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews.

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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo blocks the shot of Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo blocks the shot of Michigan Wolverines guard Charles Matthews. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks.


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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner battles for a loose ball with Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall.

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Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner battles for a loose ball with Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner battles for a loose ball with Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks as Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner defends.


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Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks as Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner defends. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman dunks as Michigan Wolverines forward Moritz Wagner defends. Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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