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For the first time in 30 years, the Villanova Wildcats hoist the NCAA National Championship trophy after defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels, 77-74. Kris Jenkins played hero for the Wildcats, making the 3 at the buzzer that would end their drought. Photos by Andre Brooks

Latin beats, social justice, wild parties, love songs and a sprinkling of hybrid musical genres from the powerhouse lineup of Maroon 5, Pitbull, Aloe Blacc and Flo Rida closed out the three day March Madness Music Festival on Sunday night. Produced by Turner Sports Live Events, the Capital One Jam …

Friday night’s lineup featuring Lukas Graham, Fall Out Boy and Panic! At The Disco had fans rocking out during the free performances at Discovery Green for the Final Four’s March Madness Music Festival.

Nets cut, hats crowned, trophy awarded and 30 years of anguish had been lifted off Villanova’s shoulders in the form of a buzzer beater. An instant classic. After two straight blowouts in the Final Four, the highly-anticipated National Championship matchup between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Villanova Wildcats …

Ohio duo Twenty One Pilots took over Houston during their free performance during Final Four’s March Madness Music Festival at Discovery Green Saturday. Could you turn up the volume please? These windows make it hard to hear. #twentyonepilots pic.twitter.com/VlzJnOaqjH — Logan Tonini (@LoganTonini) April 3, 2016 Once a red mic …

The sound of thousands of bouncing basketballs heard throughout downtown Houston on Sunday meant the annual Final Four festivities were in town. An estimated 3,500 balls were distributed to kids participating in the Final Four Dribble held at Herman Square in City Hall. Poetry, music and warm-up activities kept the …

The Villanova Wildcats defeat the Oklahoma Sooners by the largest margin of victory in Final Four history, 95-51. Villanova’s Josh Hart scored 23 points, while Oklahoma star Buddy Hield had only 9. Photos by Andre Brooks

The North Carolina Tar Heels put an end to the Syracuse Orange’s miraculous run in dominant fashion, winning 83-66. 4 of 5 Tar Heel starters scored in double-digits to place them in the National Championship to face Villanova. Photos by Andre Brooks

The North Carolina Tar Heels put an end to the Syracuse Orange’s miraculous run and advance to the National Championship after an 83-66 victory. “As far as what I feel about this year, I’m more satisfied than I’ve ever been in any year that I’ve ever coached, with the possible …

For almost a quarter of the game, fans were getting exactly what they wanted out of the first Final Four matchup of the night between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Villanova Wildcats. It was a high-scoring, back-and-forth game with the Wildcats up 19-17 with 11:11 left in the first. Oklahoma’s …