(NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) HOUSTON — Villanova guard Kris Jenkins stood on the court after hitting the game-winning three pointer as time expired to win the NCAA championship Monday and credited coach Jay Wright for taking a chance on a “fat, chubby kid from D.C.”
“I think every shot is going in, so that was no different,” he said.
The image will hang in history from here on as Villanova claimed its second national title by upending No. 1 North Carolina, 77-74, Monday with the buzzer-beater that came just seconds after the Tar Heels’ Marcus Paige tied the score with an incredible double-pump three of his own.
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