– If they win this title, it changes everything for Jay Wright and for the program as a whole. If you get to three championships as a program, right? Because Villanova’s 185, and then it would be two in the last three years. Only six programs ever have more than three. Only six programs ever have more than three national championships. How hard is it to win two and three years? Since– and listen, UCLA won, I think it was 10 of 12 during the Wooden era.
Since then, from 1975 to now, here’s the full list of teams that have won at least two titles in three years, Duke ’91, ’92, Kentucky ’96, ’98, Florida ’06, ’07, and it would be Villanova. And keep in mind, when I say change everything for Jay Wright, he’s already a made man because of that title from two years ago. But we have to remember what the word on Jay Wright was as of two NCAA tournament ago. Great regular season coach, can’t get it done in the NCAA tournament.
His first 14 years at Villanova, he only made the sweet 16 four times, only made the elite eight twice, and one final four, to all of a sudden have two final fours, two national championship game appearances, and potentially two national