In a game that came down to the wire, it was the UNC Tar Heels that came out on top and avenged last year’s heartbreaking finish, where they suffered a heartbreaking loss to Villanova in the championship game. But this year, the Tar Heels were able to escape with narrow victories over both the Kentucky Wildcats and Oregon Ducks and ultimately take down an elite Gonzaga team to claim the school's sixth NCAA Basketball National Championship.

But not just Tar Heels fans were celebrating Monday night. According to, the Tar Heels were the popular pick to win it all, with more people having them win their brackets than any other team this year. Congrats!