Watch Michigan vs Villanova Live Stream: The Wolverines advanced to the title game with a win over Loyola-Chicago, the tournament’s Cinderella, by a score of 69-57. Moe Wagner was a huge part of Michigan’s success, pouring in a game-high 24 points and 15 rebounds. Michigan locked down on Loyola’s 3-point shooters,
limiting the Ramblers to one make on 10 attempts from deep. The Wolverines’ defense was up to its excellent standard, and that once its offense came back to life, Michigan was able to erase a 10-point deficit and cruise to the win.
Villanova never let Kansas get close in its own Final Four game. The Wildcats have been one of the best teams in college basketball all season, start to finish. While Michigan didn’t look like an outstanding team until the Big Ten Tournament, Villanova has looked the part of a finalist since Day 1. Powered by AP Player of the Year Jalen Brunson, the Wildcats have a powerful offense that will put Michigan’s defense to the test.
Michigan and Villanova will play this Monday, April 2, 2018 in the 2018 National Championship Game. Check out the time, TV channel and the how to watch online below for the Final Four.
The Wolverines advanced to the title game on the strength of a comeback win over Loyola-Chicago. The Ramblers held a 10-point second-half lead over Michigan, but John Beilein’s team was able to kick its offense back into gear to win 69-57. Villanova crushed Kansas, 95-79, to cruise into the championship game.
It’s been one of the most thrilling NCAA Tournaments in recent memory, and we should be treated to one heck of a finale. Villanova and Michigan will meet in a battle of arguably the two best teams in the entire field on Monday, but only one will emerge as the national champion.
Villanova has looked unstoppable at times, but Michigan’s suffocating defense has been able to keep pretty much every opponent under wraps. It will also be a battle of two incredible coaching minds — Michigan’s John Beilein and Villanova’s Jay Wright — so we might have a dandy of a finish on the way.
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March Madness finally has a championship matchup Monday night: the Michigan Wolverines will face off against the Villanova Wildcats. The Wildcats easily defeated the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, setting a Final Four record of 18 3-pointers. They routed Kansas with a final score of 95-79.
On the shoulders of junior forward Moritz Wagner, the Wolverines (33-7) defeated the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers 69-57. Wagner led the charge with 24 points and Charles Matthews followed with 17.
Villanova is playing in their third title game in three years and are currently a 6.5 point favorite to defeat Michigan.
“This is our best offensive team,” Villanova head coach Jay Wright said after Saturday’s win. “We’ve had some good ones. This is definitely our best.”