Michigan vs Villanova Live Stream: The Michigan Wolverines continue their quest for a national championship in the championship game on Monday night taking on No. 1 Villanova.
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National championships are in the state of Michigan. Villanova – the only one who stands between Wolverines and their first champion since 1989.
Wolverine and the Wildcats held national championships in San Antonio on Monday night.
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Michigan (33-7) overcame a deficit of 10 points in the second half of San Antonio on Saturday and eliminated the 11th seed of Loyola-Chicago in the national semi-finals. Moritz Wagner invested 24 points for Wolverine.
Villanova (35-4) defeated Kansas 95-79 in the second national semi-final. Eric Pascal led the Wildcats with 24 points, and Villanova made 36 of 65 shots (55.4%). He scored 18 points for 40 three-point.
Villjanova’s protection is not too old. Wildcats averaged 28 points and scored 62 points (45.2%), including 7 points, 21 rebounds (33.3%) and three points.
This can be a factor for wolves. Wolves tried to win three points against Loyola in the first half of Saturday. Filming season Muller became the highlight of the season, but in the first half, the Ramblers retained Wolverines in 2 points in 13 points.
Duncan Robinson and Jaaron Simmons played well on the bench, and the Wolverines hit 5 of the last 15 attempts and hit the key in the second half. The Michigan team turned the game into an opponent with less than six minutes. Wagner tied the game with three pointers, followed by a free throw of Jordan Bedes and the failure of Charles Mathews. This 7-minute swing allowed the Wolverines to lead Loyola with 51-47 lead. They never looked back.
Matthew Matthews scored 17 points in Loyola. He averaged 16.6 points and 6.8 rebounds in five games, “Wolves.”
Now, Wolverines should be compared with the Wildcats, and the Wildcats will win the second national championship in three years time. Villanova leads in the standings (86.8 points) and violates the defense of Michigan, which is eighth in the defense (62.9 points). In five NCAA tournaments, Wolverine’s opponents scored 58.6 points per game.
Jalen Brunson is the most versatile player of Villanova. The defender shot more than 41% of the three-point shooting and can shoot inside the Wildcats. Branson averaged 19.2 points and scored 18 points against Kansas. He is one of six wild cats who won double figures in the national semi-finals. Omaris Perlman, a beginner at 6 feet 9, moves forward. Spearman averaged 7.9 rebounds and scored 13 rebounds against Kansas.
- What: No. 3 Michigan Wolverines at No. 1 Villanova Wildcats
- When: Monday, April 2 at 9:20 p.m.
- Where: Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas
- How to watch: The game will air on TBS at 9:20 p.m. You can watch online with March Madness Live
How to listen: You can listen to the game on AM950 WWJ beginning at 6 p.m. For a list of Michigan basketball affiliates across the state, click here.
The 2018 NCAA Tournament is ready for its grand finale. Michigan hasn’t won a title since 1989. Villanova’s last came only two years ago, in a 2016 classic title game. The stage is set for these two teams to put on a great show.
They meet Monday, April 2. The title game will tip off at 9:20 p.m. ET. You’re going to want to find a good seat for that night — and we at CBS and Turner have your viewing needs covered.
And we’re catering to your interests! While TBS shows the traditional national broadcast, TNT and truTV will offer special TeamCasts. They are built for hard-core fans interested in a localized broadcast just for them. So if you happen to be a Wolverine, Rambler, Wildcat or Jayhawk, you’re going to want to check out those channels.
If you’re looking for an online stream, head over to March Madness Live (find details on using the streaming service here). Here’s the key TV info:
Matt Park, play-by-play – Park just completed his 11th season as the voice of the Michigan women’s basketball team. He is a three-time Michigan Association of Broadcasters award winner for play by play on both radio and television.
Jay Feely, analyst – Feely, a Michigan alum, has been an analyst for the NFL ON CBS since 2016 after first joining CBS Sports Network in 2014. Feely works as THE NFL ON CBS’ kicking analyst, as well, including serving that role beginning in 2015 and during Super Bowl 50. He won a National Championship with Michigan in 1997 and enjoyed a 14-year NFL career as a kicker.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, reporter – Dr. Gupta, a Michigan alum, is a multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN, where he has worked since 2001. He is the host of Vital Signs for CNN and a member of the staff and faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine.
Villanova TeamCast on truTV
Scott Graham, play-by-play – Graham returns as play-by-play announcer for Villanova’s TeamCast after serving in the same role in 2016. He currently announces Big East games for a variety of networks.
Randy Foye, analyst – Foye, a Villanova alum, was a 2006 first team All-American and the Big East Player of the Year in leading Villanova to the Elite 8. He played for seven teams in a 12-year NBA career.
Kacie McDonnell, reporter – McDonnell, a Villanova alum, returns as reporter after serving in the same role in 2016. She currently works for NESN, covering Boston-area teams.
If you’d like to take a look at how we got here, check out our bracket with every score and links to stats and more. And if you’re going to be streaming the games, here’s our guide on how to do that for free.