MVP

Wayne Ellington, North Carolina

The 6-4 junior guard was named Most Outstanding Player after scoring 19 points in the final, 17 in the first half.

TURNING POINT

The game turned in one direction after the opening tip. UNC led 17-7 at the first TV timeout and Michigan State never got within single digits after that.

BY THE NUMBERS

0-3 The Big Ten's record in championship games since Michigan State's 2000 title.

5 National titles for the Tar Heels.

72,922 Attendance at Ford Field.