Baylor Routs grabbed their first win of NCAA Men’s Basketball title. The dream for Bulldog of being the final hero vanishes in seconds. The Monday night has been great for Routs.
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Ass per the CNN reports, Baylor wins from 86-70. The win over Gonzaga Bulldogs, which remains undefeated in the championship.
35 games win streak is what made Baylor routs win. This is the longest active streak in the nation till the date in last season. Baylor’s 28-2 never trailed in this game.
Gonzaga’s coach states that, ” They were just so much more aggressive than us,” “They just literally busted us out of anything we could possible do on offense.”
Gonzaga (31-1) trailed by as many as 19 in the first half and the Bears led by 10 at the half. The Bulldogs briefly got within single digits in the second half, but Baylor pulled away, extending the lead at one point up to 20.
Jared Butler led the Bears with 22 points whereas, MaCio Teague added 19.
Jalen Suggs topped the scoring for the Bulldogs with 22 points. Drew Timme and Corey Kispert each had 12 points.”They punched us in the mouth right at the get-go,” Kispert said. “And it took a long, long time for us to recover and start playing them even again. But then it was too late.”
Gonzaga was coming off a stunning last-second overtime win over UCLA.
With a win over Baylor, they would have become the first team to finish a season undefeated since Indiana went 32-0 during the 1975-76 season.Few said he never saw his team play as if they were weighted down by the pressure to go undefeated.
Baylor made it hard for his team to generate any rhythm, he added.”It’s been a fantastic season. These guys have just a great enthusiasm about them. Just such a positive spirit but yet such a competitive spirit.
They’re such all great competitors,” Few said of his team.Baylor was fresh off a dominating win over Houston in the Final Four. Under coach Scott Drew, Baylor cruised through its tournament opponents, beating every team by at least nine points.
This matchup had been two years in the making, at least. Gonzaga and Baylor were among the favorites to win last year’s tournament, which was cancelled due to corona virus.
Baylor, which has never won a national championship. He was playing in the title game for the first time since 1948. Gonzaga appeared in the championship game for the second time in program history, having lost to the University of North Carolina in the title contest in 2017.
The title game was played in Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium before a limited crowd as the NCAA finished its men’s tournament played entirely in the state of Indiana.The championship was the fourth basketball title for Baylor. The women’s team has won three championships, including one in 2019.