The Chirp: NCAA Championship Edition

Apr 5 2016
The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game
Apr 5 2016

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.


Marcus Paige’s three reignited UNC hopes:

Performances by Carolina’s Brice Johnson and Nova’s Ryan Arcidiacono stood out:

Browse photos from The Players’ Tribune photographers Jed Jacobsohn and Sam Maller below.






Championship Game with the family @candacedford @_tford11 @tjfordbasketball

A photo posted by Tj Ford (@tj_ford) on


Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins and more on the true opponent, referees:




Former NFL DT Anthony Adams and more on #ImportantQuestions:


And finally…

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