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NCAA Tournament: Villanova defeats Michigan to win national championship

Wolverines fall short of championship

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 02: Omari Spellman #14 of the Villanova Wildcats dunks in the first half against Jordan Poole #2 of the Michigan Wolverines during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at the Alamodome on April 2, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 02: Omari Spellman #14 of the Villanova Wildcats dunks in the first half against Jordan Poole #2 of the Michigan Wolverines during the 2018 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at the Alamodome on April 2, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO – Villanova won their second NCAA Tournament championship in three years after defeating the Michigan Wolverines in the title game on Monday night.

Villanova lead by nine points at halftime and never looked back, extending the lead to double-digits to start the second half at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas.

Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo led the team off the bench.

Local 4's Jamie Edmonds (@Jamie_Edmonds) and Kim DeGiulio (@KimDeGiulio) are in Texas for the big game.  ClickOnDetroit's Derick Hutchinson (@Derick-Hutch) is there, too.  

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