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Villanova and UNC have blown everybody out in the NCAA Tournament, and now we get to watch them play

The Wildcats and Tar Heels have been utterly dominant in the NCAA Tournament. Monday night's national title game should be a good one.

Final Four evening was sleepy. Villanova obliterated Oklahoma 95-51 in a record-setting blowout, then North Carolina romped over Syracuse in a 17-point win that didn't feel that close. It was the largest combined margin of victory in Final Four history. And that meant two of the final three games of the college basketball season were, well, boring.

But while it made for an uninteresting Saturday night, it means Monday should be great. North Carolina and Villanova have left no opponent unwhooped. They're both playing like juggernauts right now, and our national championship should be amazing.

Sometimes the single elimination nature of March Madness leads to a flukey final participant. Not this year. For the first time since 2008, the No. 1 team in Ken Pomeroy's ratings will play the No. 2 team in Ken Pomeroy's ratings for the national title. Both of these teams were great for large swaths of the season, and both of them are playing like juggernatus right now.

North Carolina:

-- Won its NCAA tournament games by 16, 19, 15, 14, and 17. That's good!

-- Are the first team to reach the national title game without a single digit win since... UNC in 2009.

-- Has missed 150 shots in the NCAA Tournament... and rebounded 75 of those misses. That's 50 percent! The Tar Heels are one of the best offensive rebounding teams in the country, generally grabbing 40.3 percent of their misses, but in the tournament, they've taken that up to an even more ridiculous level.


-- Won its NCAA Tournament games by 30, 19, 23, 5, and 44. That's good. Even with the 5-pointer.

-- Had the best offensive game any team has played in any game all season in a 23-point win over Miami, and nearly topped that against Oklahoma.

-- Is shooting 48-for-98 on three-pointers in the tournament, or 48.9 percent. They're already No. 2 in the nation in 2-point field goal percentage (57.3 percent) and free throw percentage (78.2 percent) and now they're shooting threes at a clip that would make them the best 3-point shooting team in the country.

Right now, Villanova and UNC are head-and-shoulders ahead of everybody in college hoops. We're getting the two best teams in the country in the championship game, and that's the way it should be.

Both of these teams have blown out everybody they've played. That's going to have to stop for at least one of these teams, and I have no idea which one it will be.

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