Kris Jenkins, meet immortality.
Every kid's dream was in the palm of the junior forward's hands as Villanova and North Carolina battled to a tie with seconds left. That's when Jenkins caught a pass from Ryan Arcidiacono at the top of the key, and he calmly made history.
And Villanova wins on this incredible shot by Kris Jenkins https://t.co/fFyJaRjd3p— The Cauldron (ICYMI) (@CauldronICYMI) April 5, 2016
Kris Jenkins wins the national title!!!! https://t.co/JTD82fS89c— Rob Dauster (@RobDauster) April 5, 2016
March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV) April 5, 2016
That was an all-time 'ONIONS!'
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise Jenkins was willing to take that shot. His range is pretty far back based on how far he buried one in a Sweet 16 win over Miami:
Yeah, this game goes down as an all-time in not just college basketball, but any sport. You simply won't find many game-winning shots like that to win a title, and it's why THIS IS MARCH!