On Monday night, Virginia or Texas Tech will become men’s basketball national champions. It is the first championship game with a combined no national title appearances since the first encounter of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, when Michigan State defeated Indiana State in the 1979 NCAA championship.
There has not been a first-time winner since Florida won the first of back-to-back championships in 2006. But that will all change on Monday.
These two teams are two of the best defensive teams in the country, but let’s dive into some of the key areas of each team and see who has the edge.
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