(From NBC Sports)
He’s Villanova’s sixth-man, and he’s also the Final Four’s Most Outstanding Player, as the Michael Jordan of Delaware went for 31 points, breaking Luke Hancock’s record for the most points scored by a bench player in a title game as Villanova won their second national title in three seasons, dispatching Michigan, 79-62, on Monday night in San Antonio. It’s the most points that anyone has scored in a national title game since 1989, when Seton Hall’s John Morton did it in overtime in a losing effort.
“Honestly, I did not think that I was going to have this kind of night,” he said. “I just found myself in a rhythm.”
But that is not the most impressive part of Villanova’s win.
This is: The Wildcats essentially did it without Jalen Brunson, the National Player of the Year.