The Villanova Wildcats won their first NCAA championship title in 31 years as they defeated North Carolina 7774 in last year's title game.
Kris Jenkins won the game with a three-pointer at the buzzer.
UNC's Marcus Paige nearly came away as the hero of the game by drilling a three-pointer to tie the game with 4.7 seconds remaining. The Tar Heels trailed by 10 points before the comeback.
The Tar Heels last won a national championship game in 2009.
North Carolina will play for its sixth national championship game on Monday night.