Villanova vs. Michigan Live Stream NCAA Final Four 2018. how to watch Michigan vs. Villanova Live Stream Update, Odds, Start Time, Preview, Team News and TV Info.
Villanova vs Michigan
Date: Monday, April 2 at 9:20 p.m. ET
Location: Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas
TV: TBS (TeamCast info here)
Stream: March Madness Live
Follow: CBS Sports App
Monday night is the first time we’ve had a top-three KenPom defense play a top-three KenPom offense in the national title game since, well, the last time Michigan was in this spot. In 2013, Louisville had the No. 1-rated defense; Michigan was No. 1 on O. The D won out, as Louisville took a title that would be vacated almost five years later. (Beilein said Sunday he doesn’t consider Michigan to be retroactive champions in the wake of the NCAA stripping the Cardinals of their banner.)
UM fell behind 10-0 to 14th-seeded Montana, needed a miracle shot to defeat Houston, shot 39 percent against Florida State and trailed Loyola by double-digits in the second half of their Final Four semifinal – just before Villanova stepped up to the same stage and obliterated Midwest Region No. 1 seed Kansas. How could the Wolverines possibly stand up against such an onslaught?
But 2018 is a script-flip. Michigan, normally serene and slicing on offense, plays the role of pliable stalwart. The Wolverines will try to throw a chill on a flame-throwing Villanova gang that is frighteningly guilt-free in its 3-point assault. Michigan’s 33 wins to date are a school record. Villanova’s boasting its best team in school history, as I wrote after it clinched a Final Four berth