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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson sneaks up behind head coach Roy Williams during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Theo Pinson sneaks up behind head coach Roy Williams during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins laughs during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins laughs during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono is shown on a television monitor during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono is shown on a television monitor during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright rides in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright rides in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3), Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2), Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) ride in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston. less
Villanova guard Josh Hart (3), Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2), Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) ride in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, … more

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova guard Josh Hart answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova guard Josh Hart listens to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart listens to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova guard Jalen Brunson answers a question during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson answers a question during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins listens to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins listens to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright, left, speaks to the media during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston. Seated next to Wright are: guard Jalen Brunson, forward Kris Jenkins and guard Josh Hart. less
Villanova head coach Jay Wright, left, speaks to the media during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston. Seated next to Wright are: guard … more

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) an dNorth Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) ride in a cart on their way to a media interview the day before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston. less
North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) an dNorth Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) ride in a cart on their way to a media interview the day before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, … more

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson, from left, guard Joel Berry II (2), guard Marcus Paige (5) and forward Justin Jackson (44) listen to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston. less
North Carolina forward Brice Johnson, from left, guard Joel Berry II (2), guard Marcus Paige (5) and forward Justin Jackson (44) listen to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball … more

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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson sneaks up behind head coach Roy Williams during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Theo Pinson sneaks up behind head coach Roy Williams during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson sneaks up behind head coach Roy Williams during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Theo Pinson sneaks up behind head coach Roy Williams during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams gestures to North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams gestures to North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) and forward Brice Johnson (11) walk to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) and forward Brice Johnson (11) walk to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson walks to a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina players arrive to their locker room before practice the day before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina players arrive to their locker room before practice the day before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins, left, and guard Josh Hart ride in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins, left, and guard Josh Hart ride in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) listens to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) listens to questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5), Joel Berry II (2) and forward Brice Johnson (11) stand outside their locker room as they get ready for practice for the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston. less
North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5), Joel Berry II (2) and forward Brice Johnson (11) stand outside their locker room as they get ready for practice for the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on … more

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright rides in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright rides in a cart to interviews before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright speaks during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright speaks during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright answers questions during a news conference before the NCAA basketball championship at NRG Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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