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Every Villanova Fan woke up this morning (or got home from the party) and pinched themselves to see if it was true. The Villanova Wildcats are the National Champions!

Obviously, national coverage is huge, so we're going to do our best to get you up to speed. Enjoy.

'Nova Nation rocks the Pavilion as their Wildcats roll to the championship | Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova won the championship in Houston, but the real party Monday night was 1,550 miles away on the Main Line.

For Villanova, nothing can compare to a senior moment | Sam Donnellon, Philadelphia Daily News
On Monday morning, Brandon Ingram announced via a website that he was leaving Duke for the NBA draft as expected, following in the footsteps of three players from last year’s national championship team who did the same, including Jahlil Okafor.

'Nova's Phil Booth at his best in title game | Mike Jensen, Philadelphia Inquirer
HOUSTON - Outside of a locker room inside NRG Stadium, there are six large-as-life photographs of Villanova Wildcats in action. Of course, the five starters. No coincidence, they made sure another guy was on the wall, too, a picture of concentration.

Jay Wright's class and humility at the summit | Sam Donnellon, Philadelphia Daily News
For a while, for the first 10 years maybe of his coaching career, Jay Wright liked to say he loved coaching college in a pro town because our attention span toward it was limited and fleeting. You won or lost on Monday and – no matter how critical the game was -- nobody talked much about it by Wednesday.

Arcidiacono shows his worth in his final game | Mike Sielski, Philadelphia Inquirer
The day before the biggest basketball game of his life, before he handed off the basketball to Kris Jenkins for perhaps the greatest single moment Philadelphia college basketball has seen, Ryan Arcidiacono told what sounded like a marvelous and profound little fib.

A way-too-early look at the 2016-17 season's top 20 teams | Yahoo Sports
Villanova will again be in the hunt for a national championship, but the Wildcats are neither No. 1 nor No. 2.

Two Shining Moments: How a wild ending to an incredible game salvaged a forgettable season | CollegeBasketballTalk
The ending was perfect, a moment that will never be forgotten.

Marcus Paige, North Carolina haunted by 4.7 seconds | ESPN
Marcus Paige and the Tar Heels believed they would have won in overtime after coming back from down 10 to tie the game with 4.7 seconds to go.

Villanova's Kris Jenkins wins title and starring role in One Shining Moment | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports
Villanova forward nailed game-winner in national title game to go down in history as one of best finishes.

Villanova, picked in 2.56 percent of brackets to win it all, finishes on top | ESPN
Only 1.6 percent of Tournament Challenge brackets picked the final matchup correctly, and only 31.86 percent of those picked the correct champion.

Villanova coach Jay Wright had a priceless reaction to his team's title-winning shot | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports
Veteran coach's reaction to team winning national title at the buzzer will be remembered for composure

Villanova's title win over North Carolina takes Crying Jordans to a new level | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports
Crying Jordans everywhere.

NCAA Tournament: Kris Jenkins gives Villanova Wildcats national title | ESPN
Kris Jenkins' buzzer-beating 3-pointer ended a national title game for the ages with a Villanova victory, as the Wildcats beat North Carolina, 77-74.

Recruit and return: Villanova Wildcats must replace senior leaders | ESPN
With Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu both departing, Villanova begins a new era -- but still has tremendous talent.

Philadelphia Threedom: How Villanova became the national champion |
Villanova's finished season ended with Kris Jenkins's miracle shot and a national title, but it was composed of so much more.

Villanova's Kris Jenkins Credits His Mom for His Shooting Skills | ABC News
Villanova's Kris Jenkins Credits His Mom for His Basketball Skills

Philadelphia, Villanova 'Discuss' Championship Parade | NBC 10 Philadelphia
The morning after the Villanova Men’s Basketball Team took home the NCAA National Championship, the City of Philadelphia worked on parade plans to honor the Big 5 squad’s accomplishments.

Villanova family celebrates magical ride to NCAA title, perfect ending | USA Today
The Wildcats celebrate their second title after a thrilling game and stunning finish.

Kris Jenkins' title-winning shot illustrated how Villanova has played all season | ESPN
Kris Jenkins' title-winning 3 will take its place in history. How it happened, though, tells more about this Villanova team, how it was built and why it walked off with the national championship.

Villanova Hits Buzzer Beater to Win National Championship in All-Time Classic | WSJ
The Villanova Wildcats are national champions after Kris Jenkins swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina 77-74 in one of the great NCAA title games of all time.

Villanova cancels classes after NCAA basketball victory | AP
Villanova University has canceled classes Tuesday as students celebrate the men's basketball team's first NCAA championship title since 1985. Police say six people were arrested and 25 people were injured after Kris Jenkins 3-pointer in the final seconds of the title game Monday night.

Processing immortality, family in the wake of Kris Jenkins' shining moment |
The most amazing shot ended an incredible season -- and the story behind it is the stuff of movies. This will make you cry.

The Nova-UNC title game was one for the ages.
Thousands of strangers at NRG Stadium in Houston for Villanova vs. UNC got to witness something they couldn't believe they were there in person to see. It's something that happens once in a lifetime. Or twice in five seconds.

Instant Replay: Villanova wins national title on Kris Jenkins' buzzer-beater | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Kris Jenkins drained a three-pointer at the buzzer to win Villanova the national championship in a 77-74 epic over UNC on Monday night.

Men's Hoops Alum Halcovage Enjoying Success at Villanova | Babson
Halcovage is in his eighth season on head coach Jay Wright's staff at Villanova, and was promoted to Director of Basketball Operations in January. He has also served as video coordinator and was a video intern after being hired as a graduate assistant coach prior to the 2008-09 campaign.

Sielski: Wright faces choice on NBA again
HOUSTON - The last time Jay Wright led Villanova to the Final Four, it took less than two months after that national semifinal loss to North Carolina for an NBA team to tempt him with the opportunity to become a head coach. The year was 2009. The team was the 76ers. Their president at the time was Ed Stefanski, whose ties to the city and friendship with Wright were reason enough for Wright to come in for a sit-down and contemplate taking the job. - Mike Sielski, Philadelphia Inquirer

Kris Jenkins changed his life and his habits; he plays his brother on Monday
One of the biggest storylines -- and certainly the most endearing one -- heading into Monday night's national title game is the brotherly bond/very real rivalry of Kris Jenkins and Nate Britt. However, for Jenkins to reach this moment against Britt, it required a transformation that took years in the making.

My heart is torn: A Villanova student who is born UNC fan | villanovan
Before the Brackets came out on Selection Sunday, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi predicted UNC and Villanova to be in the same bracket in the East Regional, which would be played in Philadelphia.

Will Roy Williams get his due if UNC beats Villanova? | Chicago Sun-Times
Good luck finding anyone out there who places North Carolina's Roy Williams at, or near, the very top of the list of men's college basketball coaches.

NCAA Tournament: The death of Cinderella |
Villanova of 2016 is not Villanova of 1985 in this brave, new, rich world of college basketball Page 1 of 2

The Dome Effect Isn’t Real; The NRG Effect Is Complicated | FiveThirtyEight
Twenty years ago this week, Kentucky beat Syracuse in the men’s NCAA Tournament title game in front of a crowd of 19,229 at Continental Airlines Arena in New Je…

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