The NCAA approved the sales of beer and wine at NCAA Division I championship events, starting in the 2018-19 school year. That would include the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional men's basketball games at the Sprint Center in March 2019.
College basketball produced an invigorating NCAA Tournament and dominant champion in VIllanova. But the FBI investigation carries a cloud of uncertainty into the offseason. Here's a lookahead to the 2018-19 season.
Villanova captured the NCAA title by beating Michigan 79-62 on Monday. The Wildcats won without raining three-pointers or balanced scoring, but the versatility of this team was on display as reserve guard Donte DiVincenzo was the star with 31 points.
Little Caesars vowed to give away free lunch combos on April 2 after the biggest upset in the history of the men’s NCAA tournament history when No. 16-seeded Maryland-Baltimore County upset No. 1 Virginia in the opening round.
Villanova meets Michigan in Monday's NCAA championship game, and the game matches programs that don't rely on one-and-done players. Experienced players such as Jalen Brunson and Moritz Wagner have carried their teams to the title game.
Villanova or Michigan will be crowned national champ Monday night in San Antonio, and much will be made of the difference between winning and losing. But a lot of that is overstated, and coping with losing has meaning of its own in all this.
VIllanova meets Michigan in the 80th NCAA men's basketball championship game on Monday night in the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Wildcats seek their second title in three years; the Wolverines are going for their second title in school history.