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UNC vs. Gonzaga, Championship: Score, Results & Must-See Highlights

After an incredible 2017 NCAA Tournament, the finale for men’s basketball is finally underway. The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the North Carolina Tar Heels are now in play with everything on the line.

UNC, who knows a thing or two about how to win the final, will look to shut down the Bulldogs in their first national championship appearance. Despite crazy upsets and unheard of runs, the two top seeds in the tournament are in battle.

All of the highlights, game score, and conversation on the big game can be found here.


2017 National Championship Game Viewing Details

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017
Time: 9:20 P.M. EST
TV Channel: CBS
Location: Glendale, Arizona


2017 National Championship Game Score

Final: North Carolina 71, Gonzaga 65


Highlights and Conversation


Gonzaga Jumps out to 19-14 Lead 

Gonzaga got out to a hot start, especially from beyond the arc to take the lead on UNC. They would hold on to the lead all the way up to the end of the first half.


Gonzaga Up At The Half


UNC Storms Back to Take the Lead

After a first half dominated by Gonzaga, North Carolina took back the lead with an 8-0 run in the second half.


Tar Heels Staying on Top

UNC’s three-point shooting picked up in the second, as they recaptured the lead in this back and forth game.


Gonzaga Recaptures the Lead Under 2 Minutes


UNC Takes Advantage of Gonzaga Turnovers


Your 2017 National Champions: The North Carolina Tar Heels

In another classic NCAA Tournament Championship, the UNC Tar Heels came back in the second half to take down the Gonzaga Bulldogs. UNC was able to avenge their loss last year by capturing the title in 2017. It was a back-and-forth affair, but the Tar Heels were too much for Gonzaga to handle in the second half.


 

 

  • Cristian ScovellCOED Writer
    When I'm not writing about sports, I'm usually complaining about the Jets. Born and raised in New Jersey, and I'm currently a junior at Hofstra University, where you can hear me as a color analyst on WRHU.
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