The Baylor Bears defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 in the Division I men's basketball title game at Lucas Oil Stadium at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Monday night.
Why it matters: This was Baylor's first NCAA title, handing the Bulldogs their first loss of the pandemic-interrupted season and quashing their hopes of becoming the first unbeaten champion since 1976.
Welcome back, One Shining Moment ⭐️#MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/dBRooRc81X— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 6, 2021
The Bears gather at center court after defeating the Bulldogs. Photo: Justin Casterline/Getty Images
Gonzaga University students during a watch party at the McCarthey Athletic Center at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Photo: David Ryder/Getty Images
Jared Butler, #12 of the Baylor Bears, shoots the ball against Corey Kispert, #24 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, during the second half. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Jared Butler, #12 of the Baylor Bears, drives to the basket in the second half against the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Photo: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images