After a thrilling two weeks of true March Madness, the stage is set for the Final Four and conclusion of the best tournament in sports. Four teams enter the weekend with one goal in mind: winning two games to be crowned the 2022 college basketball national champion.
This year's Final Four is chock full of noteworthy college basketball programs, notably the Villanova Wildcats. The No. 2 seed Villanova will kick off their weekend with a tough matchup against No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks.
Nevertheless, how long has it been since Villanova won The Big Dance?
When Was Villanova's Last National Championship?
Villanova's last National Championship occurred in 2018. This was the third national title in program history.
Entering the 2018 NCAA Tournament as a No. 1 seed, Villanova went on to top No. 1 Kanas in the semifinals, 95-79. This set up a thrilling matchup with No. 3 Michigan.
Villanova came out on top in the 2018 National Title game by a score of 79-62. Guard Donte DiVincenzo led the way with 31 points and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.
Villanova National Championship History
Villanova has won three national championships throughout its illustrious history.
Villanova has also reached the Final Four seven times in 1939, 1971, 1985, 2009, 2016, 2018 and 2022.
Villanova Next Game
FanDuel Sportsbook is projecting Villanova to face an uphill battle to earn a spot in the National Championship. The Wildcats are 4-point underdogs against the Jayhawks, with that game scheduled to tip at 6:09 p.m. ET. on TBS.
A win would mean that Villanova's next game would be the National Championship against the winner of UNC vs Duke, which would be played on Monday, April 4
Villanova National Championship Odds
Villanova has the third-best odds to win the National Championship on FanDuel Sportsbook. FanDuel lists Villanova with +450 odds to win the title. Duke ranks first at +150, while Kansas ranks second with their +185 odds and North Carolina (+500) round out the Final Four.
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