Speed Reads

March Madness

North Carolina beats Gonzaga to grab 6th NCAA men's basketball title

The University of North Carolina beat Gonzaga Monday night to grab its sixth NCAA men's basketball title. The Tar Heels, who lost in the championship game to Villanova last year, beat the Zags 71-65, after trailing at the half. This was Gonzaga's first championship game, which it earned by beating South Carolina 77-73 in the Final Four. The Tar Heels won their spot in the finals with a 77-76 win over Oregon.