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Rockets director of player development Brett Gunning, left, and Shawn Respert, director of player programs, work with players before a recent game.

Rockets director of player development Brett Gunning, left, and Shawn Respert, director of player programs, work with players before a recent game.

Photo: Johnny Hanson, Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) and guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrate during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) and guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrate during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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Villanova celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina reacts on the bench as time winds down during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina reacts on the bench as time winds down during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) jumps on a pile of players as they win the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) jumps on a pile of players as they win the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) brushes away confetti as he and guard Joel Berry II (2) walk off the court after losing the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) brushes away confetti as he and guard Joel Berry II (2) walk off the court after losing the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) and guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) hug after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) and guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) hug after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) hoists the trophy after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) hoists the trophy after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) and guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrate with the trophy after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) and guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrate with the trophy after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova players hug after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova players hug after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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Villanova fans cheer after their team wins the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova fans cheer after their team wins the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) guard Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) guard Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) celebrates with team mates after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. less
Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) celebrates with team mates after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won … more

Photo: David J. Phillip, AP

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North Carolina’s Joel Berry II (2), Justin Jackson (44), Isaiah Hicks (4) and Brice Johnson (11) walk off the court after Villanova’s 77-74 victory on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston.

North Carolina’s Joel Berry II (2), Justin Jackson (44), Isaiah Hicks (4) and Brice Johnson (11) walk off the court after Villanova’s 77-74 victory on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston.

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) takes a shot over North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) takes a shot over North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Joel James (42) sets a pick on Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Joel James (42) sets a pick on Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) goes up for a shot over Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) goes up for a shot over Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) and Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) tip off to start the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) and Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) tip off to start the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to block a shot by North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to block a shot by North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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The North Carolina bench cheers during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

The North Carolina bench cheers during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina alumni Michael Jordan watches the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina alumni Michael Jordan watches the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) and North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) fight for the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) and North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) fight for the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) drives to the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) drives to the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) puts up a shot while being defended by Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) puts up a shot while being defended by Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) dribbles around Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) dribbles around Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright yells at his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright yells at his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams watches his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams watches his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) fights for the ball on the ground during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) fights for the ball on the ground during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) goes up for a shot during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) goes up for a shot during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) and North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) scramble for a ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) and North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) scramble for a ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) takes a shot over Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) takes a shot over Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright points to his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright points to his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) puts the ball into the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) puts the ball into the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) dribbles around North Carolina guard Nate Britt (0) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) dribbles around North Carolina guard Nate Britt (0) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) lays the ball up as North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) attempts to defend during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) lays the ball up as North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) attempts to defend during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) yells as he heads to the basket under Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) yells as he heads to the basket under Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) makes a move around North Carolina forward Joel James (42) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) makes a move around North Carolina forward Joel James (42) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) looks for an open player as Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) defends during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) looks for an open player as Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) defends during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) dribbles around North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) dribbles around North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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NRG Stadium is filled during the NCAA National Championship Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

NRG Stadium is filled during the NCAA National Championship Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) attempts to put in a shot as Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) defends during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) attempts to put in a shot as Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) defends during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) makes a shot over North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) makes a shot over North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) reacts during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) reacts during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) looks to make a move around North Carolina guard Nate Britt (0) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) looks to make a move around North Carolina guard Nate Britt (0) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) goes to the ground during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) goes to the ground during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) looks to pass the ball as he goes to the ground during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) looks to pass the ball as he goes to the ground during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino watches the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino watches the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) looks for a pass around North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) looks for a pass around North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to make a move around North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to make a move around North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) dribbles around Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) dribbles around Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to dribble past North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to dribble past North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams motions to his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams motions to his team during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) drives past North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) to the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) drives past North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) to the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) takes a shot while being defended by Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) takes a shot while being defended by Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) loses the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) loses the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) yells as he heads to the basket under Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) yells as he heads to the basket under Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) scrambles for a loose ball with Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) scrambles for a loose ball with Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) makes a move around North Carolina forward Joel James (42) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) makes a move around North Carolina forward Joel James (42) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) lays up the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) lays up the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) puts the ball into the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) puts the ball into the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) yells as he heads to the basket under Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) yells as he heads to the basket under Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) attempts to block a shot by North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) attempts to block a shot by North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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The men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

The men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Gary Coronado, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) has his layup blocked by Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) in the first half of the men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. less
North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) has his layup blocked by Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) in the first half of the men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina … more

Photo: Gary Coronado, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) attempts to keep control of the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) attempts to keep control of the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) looks for a pass around North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) looks for a pass around North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) dribbles around North Carolina guard Nate Britt (0) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) dribbles around North Carolina guard Nate Britt (0) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Hall of Fame inductee Allen Iverson waives to the crowd during halftime the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Hall of Fame inductee Allen Iverson waives to the crowd during halftime the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) lays the ball up as North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) attempts to defend during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) lays the ball up as North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) attempts to defend during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Sheryl Swoopes and Shaquille O’neal are honored for their election into the Basketball Hall of Fame during halftime of the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Sheryl Swoopes and Shaquille O’neal are honored for their election into the Basketball Hall of Fame during halftime of the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Michael Jordan, former NBA player and North Carolina player, with Mark Allen Emmert, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, at the end of the first half of the men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. less
Michael Jordan, former NBA player and North Carolina player, with Mark Allen Emmert, president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, at the end of the first half of the men’s NCAA Division I national … more

Photo: Gary Coronado, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) hits the floor as Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) comes away with the rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Isaiah Hicks (4) hits the floor as Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) comes away with the rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) drives to the basket over Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) drives to the basket over Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) and Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) fight for a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) and Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) fight for a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) dunks the ball as Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to defend during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) dunks the ball as Villanova guard Josh Hart (3) attempts to defend during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) reacts during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) reacts during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) and forward Kris Jenkins (2) high five during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) and forward Kris Jenkins (2) high five during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina walks off the court as Villanova makes a comeback during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina walks off the court as Villanova makes a comeback during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) is run over by Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) as the ball gets loose during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) is run over by Villanova guard Jalen Brunson (1) as the ball gets loose during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) grabs a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) grabs a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) pushes past Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) pushes past Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) looks to block a shot by North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) looks to block a shot by North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) takes the game winning shot during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) takes the game winning shot during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) takes a game tying three with 4.7 seconds left during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) takes a game tying three with 4.7 seconds left during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

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North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) takes a game tying three point shot with 4.7 seconds left during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige (5) takes a game tying three point shot with 4.7 seconds left during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) puts a shot over Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) and guard Phil Booth (5) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) puts a shot over Villanova forward Darryl Reynolds (45) and guard Phil Booth (5) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) celebrates with the crowd after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) celebrates with the crowd after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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A Villanova player celebrates with fans during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

A Villanova player celebrates with fans during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) loses the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) loses the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) shoots over Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) shoots over Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 04: Joel Berry II #2 of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. less
HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 04: Joel Berry II #2 of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG … more

Photo: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

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North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) dunks the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) dunks the ball during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright during the first half of the men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright during the first half of the men’s NCAA Division I national championship game between Villanova and North Carolina at NRG Stadium Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Gary Coronado, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) splits Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) and forward Daniel Ochefu (23) on his way to the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. less
North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) splits Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) and forward Daniel Ochefu (23) on his way to the basket during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, … more

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) and Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) fight for a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) and Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) fight for a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) pulls down a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) pulls down a rebound during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

during the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium,Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) celebrates with fans after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) celebrates with fans after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) puts the net around his neck after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu (23) puts the net around his neck after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 04: Brice Johnson #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts after being defeated by the Villanova Wildcats 77-74 in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. less
HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 04: Brice Johnson #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts after being defeated by the Villanova Wildcats 77-74 in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG … more

Photo: Streeter Lecka, Getty Images

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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, right and his players on the bench react after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against Villanova, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. less
North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, right and his players on the bench react after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against Villanova, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. … more

Photo: David J. Phillip, AP

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Villanova fans celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova fans celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) guard Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) guard Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) celebrates after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 04: Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats celebrates with teammates after making the game-winning three pointer to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. less
HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 04: Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats celebrates with teammates after making the game-winning three pointer to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 in the 2016 NCAA Men’s … more

Photo: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15), center, celebrates with his team after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15), center, celebrates with his team after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova head coach Jay Wright celebrates while cutting down the net after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova head coach Jay Wright celebrates while cutting down the net after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) swings the net above his head after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono (15) swings the net above his head after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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Villanova fans celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Villanova fans celebrate after winning the NCAA National Championship at NRG Stadium, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle

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