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.