Baylor’s basketball players defeated the undefeated Gonzaga 86:70 in the NCAA League final and became the American college champion for the first time in history.
With this victory, Gonzaga will become the second undefeated college team ever to win the championship after Indiana in 1976. This is how she experienced the fate of Indiana, which reached the final in 1979 without Larry Bird (Larry Bird). In that game, she was with Magic Johnson. Blocked by Michigan State University.
After defeating UCLA’s 12-meter three-pointer with a siren in the semifinals, Gonzaga players failed to recover from their emotions.
Baylor dominated from the start, leading 9-0 after three minutes against a team that didn’t have a double-digit lead this season. At the end of the first half of the year, there were already 19 biggest differences.
Jared Butler was Baylor’s top scorer, scoring 22 points, MaCio Teague scored 19, and one of the university’s best guards David Mitch Davion Mitchell scored 15, Baylor created the lead and he stopped Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs. Suggs eventually reached 22 baskets, but it was all over.
Baylor participated in the NCAA finals for the second time in history, the first time since his defeat in 1948. Gonzagi is also the second final, and also the second defeat since 2017. Gonzaga reached the final with a score of 26-0 this season, and scored five more victories in March’s madness, while Baylor entered the final with a score of 22-2 before the knockout.