NCAA Final Four 2021 Gonzaga vs Baylor: time, date and how to watch
The NCAA Championship stage is set for Monday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Gonzaga and Baylor are both searching for their first title in program history
Gonzaga and Baylor are the last two teams dancing in this years NCAA Tournament. The semifinals games gave us a little bit of everything. The first was a blow out win for the Baylor Bears, while the second was an overtime thriller that will go down as one of the best games in college basketball history.
A look back at the Semis
Baylor used their stifling defense to top the Houston Cougars in the first of two semis on Saturday. The Bears kept Houston to an NCAA Final Four record low 20 points in the first half.They stretched the lead to 25 at the end of the first half, and never looked back. Jared Butler lead the Bears with 17 points (all in the first) and Davion Mitchell had a double-double with 12 points and 11 assists.
Gonzaga had to play extra basketball to punch their ticket to the final. UCLA and the Zags were even through 40 minutes. There were 19 lead changes and 13 ties in regulation and neither team could find that knock out punch, until Jalen Suggs hit a half court buzzer beater to end one of the best games in college basketball history.
Top seeds survive one of the wildest tournments to date
Both one seeds came in to March Madness as favorites in the majority of brackets around the world. Although the first few rounds had its fair share of Cinderella stories, in the end its the top dogs in the tourney who will be fighting it out for college basketball’s top prize.
Both teams are looking for their first NCAA Championship in program history.
When is tip off
Gonzaga and Baylor is set to tip off on Monday April 5th at 9:20 ET, 03:20 CET.
How to watch
The game will be aired on CBS in the US, with streaming services available on CBS live through platforms YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Hulu Live TV.
Outside of the US you can watch it on ESPNplayer.com.
You can also stay up to date with minute by minute updates and live text coverage of the NCAA Championship right here at As English