North Carolina beats Gonzaga in NCAA Championship game to win 6th title
North Carolina has its sixth NCAA basketball championship.
The Tar Heels survived an ugly, foul-filled second half to beat Gonzaga 71-65. They scored the final eight points of the game to pull out the win.
There were whistles everywhere in the second half of the NCAA championship game — and it certainly kept Gonzaga and North Carolina from getting into any kind of flow.
With eight minutes to go, 39 fouls had been called. That included 22 in the first 12 minutes of the second half.
North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks had a block with seconds to go to help the Tar Heels lockdown their win.