Santoliquito: Villanova's Jay Wright Proves He's The Best Ever From Philly

05 April, 2018, 00:48 | Author: Rita Burton
  • Most of the fans celebrating in the streets appeared to be students at Villanova

"Sometimes I think about whether I'm a good defender, because in practice, he makes me look bad", said junior Mikal Bridges, who likely made this his final audition for the National Basketball Association with a 19-point night on 7-for-12 shooting.

They tried just about everything to stop Donte DiVincenzo, and everything failed as he delivered 31 points - the highest scoring performance all season by a MI opponent - in Villanova's 79-62 win. The kid Bridges, he was shooting the heck out of the ball. I was just trying to make the right play.

I mean, they won the championship and all, but what could this season have been if they'd been healthy all year? "And Omari [Spellman] was setting great screens and getting me open".

Villanova had the biggest lead in the game with an advantage of 22 at one point.

Much will depend on whether juniors Moe Wagner (14.6 points, 7.1 rebounds) and Charles Matthews (13.0 points) decide to return for their final season. "... So you've gotta do your best to alter his shot and get in his way, but every time we tried to do that he just adjusted".

Wagner scored to start the second half, but the Wildcats weren't about to let suspense enter the equation. Around eight minutes left in the second half, the game was essentially over, the damage too great for MI to regain their ground against Villanova.

It was a team unlike any John Beilein had coached at MI. "I knew he was proud at that moment". "It was an incredible performance".

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"They kept growing and growing, and that's all that coaches can ask for", Beilein said.

"We have a chart with three years out, and then a list under the chart of all the players we're recruiting", the Wildcats coach said early Tuesday morning after his team defeated MI, 79-62, in the national championship game. The Delaware native became the first non-starter to win most outstanding player of the Final Four since Luke Hancock in 2013 Louisville, and the first player with a 30-point NCAA championship game since Miles Simon of Arizona in 1997 against Kentucky. The second one was the highlight; he pulled up in transition for a contested shot from about 23 feet. Villanova alum Dante Cunningham remained mostly quiet throughout the entire tournament, but the smile on his face said it all on Tuesday.

Most legends make it hard to see what's coming.

Then the Wildcats' Donte DiVincenzo got up off the bench.

Villanova, which trailed by seven points early in the title game in the Alamodome, won all six of its NCAA Tournament games by double figures. Coaching in the NBA certainly has its perks, but Wright understands how great of a gig he now has going with Villanova, and will most likely want to continue helping this team reach new levels as a college basketball powerhouse.

If he can crack the starting lineup, that is.

Said Wright: "Well, the reason we stick to it is we can't get the one-and-done guys".

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