March. Madness. With seconds left, it seemed like North Carolina’s title dreams were revived by a 3-pointer from senior Marcus Paige to tie the game, but Villanova’s Kris Jenkins answered with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer of his own and the Wildcats went on to win 77-74 for their first title in 31 years.
The Chirp is here for everything on social media you may have missed during Monday’s NCAA Championship game, from classic referee criticism to the never-ending Crying Jordan memes.
pic.twitter.com/BbnsO6dZck- Sam Dekker (@dekker) April 5, 2016
Tweets changed from Marcus Paige (UNC) to Villanova kinda like this… pic.twitter.com/OxDPQDKExH- Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) April 5, 2
Marcus Paige’s three reignited UNC hopes:
Marcus Paige… pic.twitter.com/7vqJWqfIT2- Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) April 5, 2
Performances by Carolina’sBrice Johnsonand Nova’sRyan Arcidiaconostood out:
Browse photos from The Players’ Tribune photographers Jed Jacobsohn and Sam Maller below.
This game!! pic.twitter.com/KN15Kx7yIX- Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) April 5, 2
Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins and more on the true opponent, referees:
for B1G refs, they aren’t letting me play- Sam Dekker (@dekker) April 5, 2016
Hate when the referees try to take control of the game. SMH. #NationalChampionship- Musa (@Island_15) April 5, 2016
Former NFL DTAnthony Adamsand more on #ImportantQuestions:
The lead is six pic.twitter.com/neMWZO4Q55- Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) April 5, 2016
Yeah I made that- Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) April 5, 2016
Live look in at the solar system pic.twitter.com/HFdtxjUFNp- Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) April 5, 2016