The redemption tour was complete last night in Phoenix. Even with Kris Jenkins in the building, the Tar Heels were able to capture their sixth national championship in program history and third under head coach Roy Williams. You can complain all you want about the refs who blew their whistle every
#1 Gonzaga vs. #1 North Carolina 9:20 ET, CBS UNC Player to Watch: Kennedy Meeks In the national semifinal win over Oregon, Meeks imposed his will finishing with 25 points and 14rebounds. The senior big man obviously had the height and size advantage in comparison to the smaller Oregon front-court. Gonzaga will be a
#1 North Carolina vs. #3 Oregon Saturday 8:39, CBS North Carolina Player to Watch: Justin Jackson (Tournament Averages: 19.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists) Tempted to talk about Luke Maye here but I had to write with my head and not my heart. Justin Jackson has taken major strides forward on the offensive end this year.
#7 South Carolina vs. #1 Gonzaga Saturday 6:09 PM, CBS South Carolina Player to Watch: Sindarius Thornwell (Tournament Averages: 26.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists) Senior guard Sindarius Thornwell has been an absolute monster for the Gamecocks as they have won their four tournament games. Thornwell has been doing a little bit of everything and
#1 North Carolina vs. #2 Kentucky Sunday 5:05 EST, CBS North Carolina Player to Watch: Justin Jackson The junior forward has been the man this year for the Tarheels. In the win Sweet 16 win over Butler on Friday, Jackson scored 24 points even with an atrocious 2-8 from three-point land. His length and
Two great games and two lopsided games to bring us to 8 teams. The games today were not as exciting as last night's games but still provided plenty of storylines and entertainment. #7 South Carolina Destroys #3 Baylor Final Score: 70-50 Headline: What in tarnation? MVP: Sindarius Thornwell (24 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists,