The No. 4-seed UConn Huskies (-7.5) beat the No. 5-seed San Diego State Aztecs XX-XX to win their fifth national championship.
On Saturday, UConn continued its dominant run through March Madness in a win over Miami, while San Diego State hit the first-ever game-winning buzzer beater while trailing in Final Four history. The NCAA Tournament’s conclusion is now live on CBS. Below, find live March Madness odds updates, news, and scores throughout the title game.
SDSU is on the moneyline to cap the tournament with one final upset and the over/under is set at points.
National Championship Live Updates: UConn Vs. SDSU Alerts & Analysis
UConn opened as a -6 favorite briefly to win its fifth NCAA championship in men’s basketball. That number didn’t last long, topping out as high as -8.5 midweek. San Diego State is seeking its first-ever college basketball national championship to cap off its first-ever Final Four and Elite Eight appearance. The over/under also opened around 131 points, which was also bet up throughout the week.
UCONN WINS 2023 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
The No. 4 UConn Huskies beat the No. 5 San Diego State Aztecs 76-59 to win the 2023 NCAA Tournament. Tristen Newton (19-10-4) and Adamas Sonogo (17-10-1) notched double-doubles. Sonogo wins the tournament most outstanding player. It’s UConn’s fifth national championship in program history.
- UConn -7.5
- Over 131.5
- UConn over 69.5 team points
- San Diego State under 61.5 team points
UCONN ON THE DOORSTEP OF TITLE NO. 5
80 seconds stand between UConn and their fifth program title. The Huskies are up 73-59 on San Diego State and benches may empty soon.
SAN DIEGO STATE ENDS 9-0 UCONN RUN
The Aztecs again went dry from the field, going four minutes without a field goal. Darrion Trammel put an end to the drought, hitting a jumper to bring the game to 12. Under two minutes remain.
NEWTON, SONOGO ON DOUBLE-DOUBLE WATCH
Tristen Newton (15 points, 10 rebounds) notched a double-double with 2:30 left in the game while Adama Sonogo (15 points, 9 rebounds) stands just one board away from joining him.
IT’S A SPRINT TO THE FINISH LINE BETWEEN UCONN, SDSU
The Aztecs closed the gap to just five points after trailing by as many as 16 in the national championship game. At the under-4 minute media timeout, UConn (-7.5) leads by 8. The live total stands at 138.5 (-110) and SDSU is +900 on the moneyline to pull off an improbable comeback.
NOT SO FAST! SDSU BACK WITHIN REACH
UConn climbed to as high as -20000 on the moneyline up double digits in the second half, but SDSU has stormed back. Five minutes remain in the national championship game with a tight finish likely on the way.
SDSU GETS SPREAD UNDER 10 POINTS
For the first time since the closing number, San Diego State is shorter than +10 after a quick scoring run. All of a sudden, we have a tight ballgame in Houston with 7:30 left.
UCONN GOES 0-FOR-4 ON CRITICAL POSSESSION
In a position to put the game even further out of reach, UConn went 0-for-4 as a team from the field and came up empty. San Diego State took the ball down the court and scored, potentially a 5-point swing. The Huskies are just 4-for-14 from the field to open the second half.
11 MINUTES OF BONUS+ FOR UCONN
The whistles have been quick against San Diego State this half, who put UConn in the bonus+ with more than 11 minutes left on the clock. Down double digits, the Aztecs have a daunting task ahead to keep the game within reason.
SECOND HALF FOUL TROUBLE
Three players have three fouls each with over 12 minutes to play: Darrion Trammel, Nathan Mensah, and Donovan Clingan.
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