Patrick Mahomes' Dance Moves at National Championship Won the Day

Hedging with the spread does provide the very small chance that UVA wins by one point, meaning there's a tiny middle in which someone hedging can win bracket pools with a Cavs victory, and also win the bet on Texas Tech at +1.5.

Holding true to form, the Cavaliers missed four of their first five shots while the Red Raiders failed to connect on their first four field goal attempts. Virginia led by as many as 10 in the second half with Hunter and Jerome carrying the offense, but the Red Raiders' bench - sparked by Francis - helped Texas Tech stay afloat.

This was 31-7 Texas Tech's first Final Four appearance ever and the Red Raiders disposed of Northern Kentucky, Cinderalla Buffalo, Michigan, Gonzaga and Michigan State. Neither has won a national championship in basketball. Virginia got possession, and worked the ball into Ty Jerome, who got fouled and made two free throws.

But Texas Tech momentarily lost Virginia's De'Andre Hunter, who with plenty of space and time swished a corner three-pointer with 13 seconds remaining in regulation.

"In terms of my guys, I've never been more proud", Red Raiders coach Chris Beard said. "I just tried to do the same thing in the second half, and my shots were falling". It was on line. Mulkey could end up becoming the first woman to coach a Division I men's team, and center Kalani Brown is a lock to be an early pick in the WNBA draft.

"We work on that every day in practice", Beard said. But he just - you saw it in him, when he puts that into it. We had Matt on him.

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The number one seed made light work of Gardner-Webb and Oklahoma in the first rounds, but were pushed all the way by OR in the Sweet 16 round.

On Saturday, only Kyle Guy's three free throws with 0.6 seconds left secured a 63-62 win in the semifinal against Auburn and with it a first trip to the National Championship Game.

Hunter finished the tournament in similar fashion to the way he started.

The "team of destiny" has fulfilled its mandate.

Some guys run into history, Hunter stood and shot his way there. "The Red Raiders went on to upset the Aggies, and we just kind of kept on doing it before games after that". "But being down 14 against Gardner-Webb, and you did not panic in that moment, and you fought, and you found a way out, '" Bennett said. Will Texas Tech complete its dominant run in the NCAA Tournament by hoisting the trophy after tonight's national championship game? There was probably enough time for Jerome to score the layup and send Tech back to the line. The catharsis of the final moment, when the buzzer-beater goes in or the defender cradles the rebounded ball in his arms as the last seconds tick away, is its own reward.

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