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Nike Celebrates Villanova University’s National Championship Win

Nike Villanova National Championship T-shirt

Nike congratulates the Villanova University men’s basketball team, led by coach Jay Wright, on its second national championship — and first since 1985. Villanova defeated the University of North Carolina 77-74 to finish the season 35-5, while becoming the 16th NIKE, Inc.-sponsored NCAA Division 1 men's basketball champion in the last 20 years.

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Villanova University head coach Jay Wright wins his first National Championship. He was named 2016 Naismith Men's College Basketball Coach of the Year.

This year, Nike marks the monumental occasion with an official championship T-shirt and hat, worn on-court by the players as they celebrated the win. Both apparel items are available at


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