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? By DAN GREENE
by Matt Norlander The season is over, but hiring season still rolls on. There are jobs still to be filled in college basketball. Many of them are closing in a hurry, though.
Fred Glass says he wants Indiana University basketball to be a perennial contender, and the school’s athletic director is willing to spend like one to get there.
Losing the national championship game is tough, as Michigan’s players learned Monday night. But even with some key roster decisions up in the air right now, John Beilein has the Wolverines set up for future success. By MICHAEL ROSENBERG
Villanova’s best player in its national championship game victory over Michigan didn’t start. But the Wildcats have become used to big things from Donte DiVincenzo off the bench. By GREG BISHOP