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How to watch No. 1 seed Villanova vs. No. 3 Michigan in NCAA men's basketball championship

Here's what you need to know about the NCAA men’s basketball tournament final Monday night, which pits Villanova against Michigan.

Time: 9:20 p.m.

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Location: Alamodome, San Antonio

TV/Video: TBS (Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery, Tracy Wolfson), March Madness Live, TNT (Michigan TeamCast), TruTV (Villanova TeamCast)

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Records: No. 1 seed Villanova (35-4) vs. No. 3 seed Michigan (33-7)

Line: Villanova by 7 (as of Monday afternoon)

Team leaders: Points: Villanova’s Jalen Brunson (19.2 per game) and Michigan’s Moritz Wagner (14.6)

Rebounds: Villanova’s Omari Spellman (7.9 per game) and Michigan’s Moritz Wagner (7.1)

Assists: Villanova’s Jalen Brunson (4.7 per game) and Michigan’s Zavier Simpson (3.7)

Local ties: Michigan’s maybe the more familiar program to local basketball fans, having played (and swept) Maryland in Big Ten Conference play this season, but it’s Villanova that has two Baltimore-area players. Wildcats starting guard Phil Booth (Mount Saint Joseph), an unlikely hero in the NCAA final two years ago, has returned from myriad injuries to give the team double-digit scoring and veteran leadership. He’s teammates with practice player turned walk-on Denny Grace (Calvert Hall), who has appeared briefly in 15 games this season and scored three points.


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