Ryan Hanson– Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- “March Madness” has come to an end with the Baylor Bears defeating the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 on Monday.
Baylor’s win also ends Gonzaga’s attempt to be the first team since 1976 to finish the season undefeated.
Many Mustangs all over the Ranch watched the game and were shocked by the result.
Junior Steven Brown said, “I was shocked with the outcome of the game. I definitely thought that Gonzaga was going to win, but Baylor’s defense was stifling.”
Junior Harrison Gattuso added, “I thought the game was a straight-out blowout, I thought that Gonzaga was going to win, but Baylor’s offense and defense held back Gonzaga.”
“March Madness” is the popular nickname for the NCAA division I men’s basketball tournament that puts the nation’s top 64 teams in a single-elimination tournament.
The Bears started out with a nine-point lead and kept it over Gonzaga for the whole game.
This victory over the Bulldogs is the first men’s national basketball title in Baylor’s history.