Who Won the 2016 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship?

Villanova Wildcats

Chris Jenkins hits the buzzer beater for Villanova
Date: 
Apr 4, 2016
Score: 
77-74
Site: 
NRG Stadium - Houston, TX
Runner Up: 
North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina's Marcus Paige hit a double-clutch, game-tying 3-pointer with seconds to go in the 2016 championship game, but Villanova's Chris Jenkins responded with a 3 of his own at the buzzer to give the Wildcats a 77-74 in the 2016 National Championship Game.

It was the second title for Villanova, who also won the 1985 championship. It was the first title for head coach Jay Wright.

Phil Booth led the Wildcats in scoring with 20 points. Ryan Arcidiacono added 16 and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

Marcus Paige scored 21 and Joel Berry had 20 points for the Tar Heels who where playing in their tenth championship game.

Villanova 77
North Carolina 74

South Region

1 Kansas105   
16 Austin Peay791 Kansas73  
  1 Kansas79 
8 Colorado679 Connecticut61  
9 Connecticut74   
   1 Kansas59
5 Maryland79   
12 South Dakota St745 Maryland73  
  5 Maryland63 
4 California6613 Hawaii60  
13 Hawaii77   
  VILLANOVA
6 Arizona55   
11 Wichita State6511 Wichita State57  
  3 Miami (FL)69 
3 Miami (FL)793 Miami (FL)66  
14 Buffalo72   
   2 Villanova64
7 Iowa72   
10 Temple707 Iowa68  
  2 Villanova92 
2 Villanova862 Villanova87  
15 UNC Asheville56   

West Region

1 Oregon91   
16 Holy Cross521 Oregon69  
  1 Oregon82 
8 St Joseph's788 St Joseph's64  
9 Cincinnati76   
   1 Oregon68
5 Baylor75   
12 Yale7912 Yale64  
  4 Duke68 
4 Duke934 Duke71  
13 UNC Wilmington85   
  OKLAHOMA
6 Texas72   
11 Northern Iowa7511 Northern Iowa88  
  3 Texas A&M63 
3 Texas A&M923 Texas A&M92  
14 Green Bay65   
   2 Oklahoma80
7 Oregon St67   
10 VCU7510 VCU81  
  2 Oklahoma77 
2 Oklahoma822 Oklahoma85  
15 CSU Bakersfield68   

East Region

1 North Carolina83   
16 Florida Gulf Coast671 North Carolina85  
  1 North Carolina101 
8 USC699 Providence66  
9 Providence70   
   1 North Carolina88
5 Indiana99   
12 Chattanooga745 Indiana73  
  5 Indiana86 
4 Kentucky854 Kentucky67  
13 Stony Brook57   
  NORTH CAROLINA
6 Notre Dame70   
11 Michigan636 Notre Dame76  
  6 Notre Dame61 
3 West Virginia5614 S.F. Austin75  
14 S.F. Austin70   
   6 Notre Dame74
7 Wisconsin47   
10 Pittsburgh437 Wisconsin66  
  7 Wisconsin56 
2 Xavier712 Xavier63  
15 Weber St53   

Midwest Region

1 Virginia81   
16 Hampton451 Virginia77  
  1 Virginia84 
8 Texas Tech619 Butler69  
9 Butler71   
   1 Virginia62
5 Purdue83   
12 Little Rock8512 Little Rock61  
  4 Iowa State71 
4 Iowa State944 Iowa State78  
13 Iona81   
  SYRACUSE
6 Seton Hall52   
11 Gonzaga6811 Gonzaga82  
  11 Gonzaga60 
3 Utah803 Utah59  
14 Fresno St69   
   10 Syracuse68
7 Dayton51   
10 Syracuse7010 Syracuse75  
  10 Syracuse63 
2 Michigan St8115 Middle Tennessee50  
15 Middle Tennessee90   

Final Four

Villanova95  
Oklahoma51Villanova77 
  VILLANOVA
North Carolina83North Carolina74 
Syracuse66