How Villanova Defeated North Carolina In The NCAA Title Game

  • Published: 06 April 2016
  • Coach Nick broke down the key moments of what is the most exciting NCAA Final Four game of all time. When Kris Jenkins capped off the night by hitting the tie breaking 3 at the buzzer, it eclipsed anything we had ever seen before.
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Comments • 210

  • neetrab
    neetrab  2 years back

    iT'S Oh-CHef-ew.  Not Oh-CHIEF-ew.

    • Eric Huechteman
      Eric Huechteman  2 years back

      I love that the ref says the travel was probably slight. The ball handler picked up the ball with his right foot on the floor, took a step with his left, took another step with his right - TRAVEL, slid his left foot, which was his new pivot foot - TRAVEL. Two travels is not slight.

      • G William
        G William  2 years back

        A foul with the body is still a foul

        • Jake Tammaro
          Jake Tammaro  3 years back

          Novas defense was way to good. They were also probably top 3 team all year. Just to dominant the whole tournament

          • Tommy Onorato
            Tommy Onorato  3 years back

            Say Archi's name right

            • Peyton Overall
              Peyton Overall  3 years back

              But that call in the final minute was horrible

              • Peyton Overall
                Peyton Overall  3 years back

                I felt like someone shot me when Jenkins hit that last shot😔

                • Mike Zeillmann
                  Mike Zeillmann  4 years back

                  Deny Arch the ball, forcing another guard to bring it up. Coach K does this all the time. Johnson's positioning is atrocious.

                  • Chris Manning
                    Chris Manning  4 years back

                    UNC was a paper class short of winning this game.

                  • Atlee Lang
                    Atlee Lang  4 years back

                    I guess that bias in favor of big schools is alive and well. You can't just give Nova it's due for outplaying the competition, and have to fabricate a bunch of angst about these imaginary bad calls.

                  • Euphoria XII
                    Euphoria XII  4 years back

                    one word: REFS ...thats how

                    • Johnny Woodard
                      Johnny Woodard  4 years back

                      Referees aren't smart enough to tell whether a guy is fouling or simply bringing his arm down and making a great play.

                      • Tech GEEK
                        Tech GEEK  4 years back

                        josh hart went to my high school. now he winning

                        • Dana McCall
                          Dana McCall  4 years back

                          The greatest NCAA Final was on April 4, 1983 (NCSU vs. Houston)

                          • neetrab
                            neetrab  3 years back

                            "I didn't see two of the NBA's greatest 50 players out there" -- or maybe you have seen it. Never know what to expect in the future. The Spurs scooped up Ryan Arch and The Wizards got Daniel Ochefu. Not sure why you need to see the most dominant teams in college history. They were 2 of the most dominant of this year... that's all you need. the ending overrides the entire game in 83', IMO.

                          • Dana McCall
                            Dana McCall  3 years back

                            neetrab I didn't see two of the NBA's greatest 50 players out there or one of the most dominant teams in college history in this year's game; just two, very good, well coached teams.

                          • neetrab
                            neetrab  3 years back

                            nope... at least, not any more.

                        • Alex
                          Alex  4 years back

                          Idk if "coach" Nick has ever played or coached basketball...

                          • Alex
                            Alex  4 years back

                            dude at least learn how to say the players' names.

                            • jeebs9
                              jeebs9  4 years back

                              Never talked about Nova crazy defense. They played like 4 different defenses to start the game.

                              • Hey You
                                Hey You  4 years back

                                coach shut off the back ground please. i can hear ref Nunn

                                • Jmpk23
                                  Jmpk23  4 years back

                                  that is all not right. unc lost because of the refs

                                  • Andy
                                    Andy  4 years back

                                    is no one going to talk about how lucky unc was to hit 11 of 17 from 3 when they were the worst shooting team in the schools history at 32%

                                    • Andy
                                      Andy  4 years back

                                      they got hot at the right time and then unc is full of king fallers that skiddle too fast for sid's liking. i'm not say they couldn't scramble eggs after the concert or play ball in their sunday clothing, but they definitely could have been a little nicer to their elders

                                    • Euphoria XII
                                      Euphoria XII  4 years back

                                      +jose chung excluding the 1st half of the syracuse game, they shot well throughout the tournament..they werent a good 3 point shooting team in the regular season but the bottom line is when it came down to it they still had guys that could make shots. paige, berry, and jackson are all very capable 3 point shooters

                                  • Andre Laflamme
                                    Andre Laflamme  4 years back

                                    This game was horribly officiated if you watch from the beginning completely disgusting

                                    • Brooks Guzman
                                      Brooks Guzman  4 years back

                                      Learn how to say their names. Villanova will never get any fucking respect

                                      • Scott Zhang
                                        Scott Zhang  4 years back

                                        FYI Marcus Paige is left handed

                                        • Cartier
                                          Cartier  4 years back

                                          One-sided reffs is how the one forget that buzzer beater

                                          • Hbk 💔
                                            Hbk 💔  4 years back

                                            In basketball there's a game clock if you get a shot off before the game clock expires and the shot goes in then the shot is counted. Villanova got a shot off before the game clock expired which made them ahead of North Carolina which made them win the game

                                            • Brian Scalabrine
                                              Brian Scalabrine  4 years back


                                              • winning246
                                                winning246  4 years back

                                                Try to say the names right

                                                • Joe Nathan
                                                  Joe Nathan  4 years back

                                                  You know how Villy won? They were given the benefit of poor officiating throughout the game. UNC got bent by the refs.

                                                  • neetrab
                                                    neetrab  3 years back

                                                    Most of those unc players probably weren't even eligible to play, anyway. Can they read?

                                                  • Euphoria XII
                                                    Euphoria XII  4 years back

                                                    +Joe Nathan true. it so unfortunate, those UNC kids were cheated out of a national championship. shameful

                                                • BubbaWasTaken
                                                  BubbaWasTaken  4 years back

                                                  They scored more points?

                                                  • rayy gun
                                                    rayy gun  4 years back

                                                    UNC would've won if they scored more ;-;

                                                  • Grant McKee
                                                    Grant McKee  4 years back

                                                    Am I the only one who finds the travel almost blatant? He jump stops and then basically takes an extra step out of it!

                                                    • neetrab
                                                      neetrab  3 years back

                                                      Dana, your team should've made the free throws they missed and made buckets when there was open shots. Never let a ref decide a game if you're so much of the better team.

                                                    • Dana McCall
                                                      Dana McCall  4 years back

                                                      +drdiscostu His pivot foot (right) SLID about 4" (because his toe actually lifted off the court - see 10:16). This is not insignificant, and plays like this did NOT happen all game.

                                                    • drdiscostu
                                                      drdiscostu  4 years back

                                                      No, he establishes his pivot foot, the uses his other foot to take three steps, so it wasn't travel

                                                  • Dan Forest
                                                    Dan Forest  4 years back

                                                    lol how you still mispronouncing arcidiacono

                                                    • AverageRapReviewer
                                                      AverageRapReviewer  4 years back

                                                      Simple.Biased Refs.

                                                      • YUNGTSHIRT
                                                        YUNGTSHIRT  4 years back

                                                        but ball dont lie

                                                        • Peacok
                                                          Peacok  4 years back

                                                          How villinova beat unc they scored more points

                                                          • Ben Neck
                                                            Ben Neck  4 years back

                                                            The refs in these games blew a dick. I wonder how much Villanova payed them to give them a win

                                                            • neetrab
                                                              neetrab  3 years back

                                                              Wil... another salty fan. Never let a ref decide the game. Your team should've made the free throws they missed and made buckets when there was open shots.

                                                            • Will Stephens
                                                              Will Stephens  4 years back

                                                              +Brendan O'Kane Sounds like you didn't watch the game tbh

                                                            • Brendan O'Kane
                                                              Brendan O'Kane  4 years back

                                                              +Ben Neck Sounds like a salty UNC fan

                                                          • Carlos Luis Syquia
                                                            Carlos Luis Syquia  4 years back

                                                            11:00 i thought it was a clear travel... he lifted his pivot foot before taking the shot? isn't that a clear travel?

                                                            • Carlos Luis Syquia
                                                              Carlos Luis Syquia  4 years back

                                                              yeah i was listening to what he was saying but i dunno even when i was watching the game live i thought it was a travel (and then the replay confirmed it). i get what he's saying to an extent, and can understand why they didn't call it, but I don't think it's as "slight' a travel as he says it was. 

                                                            • Foolish Demon
                                                              Foolish Demon  4 years back

                                                              In the moment and at that point of the game where you're not looking at his feet all the time, it was slight in real time so it wasn't called. If you actually watch, you'd hear Ronnie say that.

                                                          • Nick Thorpe
                                                            Nick Thorpe  4 years back

                                                            The "arcidiacono" pronunciation made me cringe

                                                            • Mark Ding
                                                              Mark Ding  4 years back

                                                              Must be a bad year for Carolina

                                                              • Matthew Lopez
                                                                Matthew Lopez  4 years back

                                                                I really enjoy these videos you make about basketball and how you go in-depth on how the team came out with the W...... but I got a question by any chance is there a channel where they brake down football games???? That will be amazing for example how the broncos beat the panthers...... Thanks

                                                                • Addictive Jay
                                                                  Addictive Jay  4 years back

                                                                  college refs really are the worse. an underrated blown call was in that Villanova Kansas game when Devonte Graham fouled out on a dive attempt at the ball. horrible officiating in college ball, almost makes it unwatchable for me.

                                                                  • Drew Das
                                                                    Drew Das  3 years back

                                                                    Ball Like J-Bo that was a loose ball foul, any basketball fan can tell you that

                                                                • btknight17
                                                                  btknight17  4 years back

                                                                  Great video but youre pronouncing some names incorrectly. Archie and Ochefu are off

                                                                  • blackdahliamurder100
                                                                    blackdahliamurder100  4 years back

                                                                    it is not about your content, but the ncaa game is so boring and unwatchable that I even have a hard time to watch your analysis. I cannot imagine how boring it is to watch this games live

                                                                    • supramental
                                                                      supramental  4 years back

                                                                      @Bballbreakdown Hey Coach on the last play #11 was assigned to protect the basketball from what this article indicates. Thank you for the analysis.

                                                                      • Koos Gadellaa
                                                                        Koos Gadellaa  4 years back

                                                                        Wow, and with Ronnie in there acknowledging that it was not a foul, AND that although it was a travel, it would be nitpicking compared to the rest of the game? Unexpected surprises!

                                                                        • Ugly Ass
                                                                          Ugly Ass  4 years back

                                                                          Njgga they oplayed normally fuck off

                                                                          • Basketballfreak90
                                                                            Basketballfreak90  4 years back

                                                                            On that play late, Phil Booth took 2 steps, established his pivot foot, changed pivot foot, and took another step, yet it was barely a travel? I thought Nova traveled a lot and got the benefit of the whistles

                                                                            • kambion
                                                                              kambion  4 years back

                                                                              Do Wolves vs GS next.