AGAIN, WITH ATTITUDE
Two years ago Villanova shocked the world (and maybe itself) by winning it all. Not this time— the Wildcats'' band of versatile, selfless, confident and deadly shooters destroyed the NCAA field. After a finals blowout of Michigan, it's worth asking: Is this college hoops' perfect program?
With a pair of spectacular, game-winning, long-distance shots, Notre Dame guard Arike Ogunbowale knocked off unbeaten Connecticut and favored Mississippi State, capping a pair of furious comebacks and helping a battered, depleted team win the Irish's first title in 17 years.