The Gonzaga Bulldogs treated us to some elementary school recess-type basketball in the NCAA tournament s national championship game on Monday.
After North Carolina s Theo Pinson dove to save a ball on the baseline, the ball was loose in the paint. Gonzaga s Killian Tillie dove to the floor, came up with the ball, and delivered a sharp post pass to big center Przemek Karnowski. With the ball in his hands, Karnowski moved toward the basket and finished an and-1 bucket.
There s nothing to think about that play other than to love it. It s not a technical marvel or anything like that, but there s something cool about chaos like that leading to a butt assist in the biggest game of the college basketball season.
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