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Sonoran Hot Reads: Villanova wins National Championship on buzzer-beater

Yay Wildcats!!

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The Villanova Wildcats won one for all of us Wildcats out there in what is most likely the best finish in the history of a National Championship game. After Marcus Paige hit a ridiculous three to tie the game with five seconds left, Kris Jenkins did an even more ridiculous thing to win the game at the buzzer for Villanova. The most ridiculous thing though? Jay Wright's "reaction" when the ball went in:

Seriously though, ice cold

- The reaction from Villanova's Pavilion was a little different:

- Or this:

- If you want to see every angle and call of that final shot, here ya go

One Shining Moment didn't have Sweaty Sean Miller in it, which should cost someone their job

- Arizona is 9th in NBC Sports' way too early top 25

- The big news of the day for Arizona fans was the announcement that Allonzo Trier will be back on campus next year, and will not even go through the NBA Draft evaluation period

- Courtside Films dropped a couple mixtapes of Arizona targets. Check out Tre Jones (the little brother of Tyus Jonesand Billy Preston

- Ryan Anderson averaged a double-double this year. Does that make it a success?


- People asked Gabe his thoughts on the QB competition, so he gave them

- An Arizona pomline alum was at WrestleMania

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- The Wildcats picked up a very important road win against BYU

- Joey Rickard is doing all kinds of amazing things. He picked up his first career hit in his first career MLB at bat, and is the first Rule Five Draft guy to be on the Orioles' Opening Day roster the year after going through that process

- After getting swept by Utah, Arizona found itself on D1Baseball's Ouch List


- Washington took the series with a 5-1 win on Monday night

Other sports

- All-time leading scorer Adia Barnes was named the new women's basketball head coach a day after losing in the Final Four as an assistant at Washington. We know one other name in the mix was Florida Gulf Coast head coach Karl Smesko

- Check out the best photos from this week

- Men's golf is tied for 7th through two rounds of the Cowboy Classic

- Sand Volleyball dropped to 7th in the national rankings after two losses this weekend to higher ranked teams

Tucson news

- I'd be mad too if kids were throwing rocks at my SUV

- Support PACC as they look to raise funds for two important pieces of equipment