Baylor denied Gonzaga the perfect season, as the national championship will insted reside in Texas.
The battle of the two best teams in the country wasn’t close as the Bears handled Gonzaga throughout for an 86-70 win in the 2021 NCAA Tournament final at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday.
It marks Baylor’s first national championship in program history.
Jared Butler led Baylor (28-1) with 22 points and Macio Teague added 19. Semifinal hero Jalen Suggs paced Gonzaga (31-1) with 22 points.