MINNEAPOLIS — The Texas Tech Red Raiders lost to the University of Virginia Cavaliers in overtime, 85-77 Monday night at the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
It is the first NCAA men's basketball championship for Virginia, and this championship game appearance was the first for Texas Tech.
WFAA was live in Minneapolis and in Lubbock for updates throughout the night.
In Dallas, Tech fans geared up for the game by grabbing up merchandise:
Saturday night, Matt Mooney's family was the highlight of the post-game experience:
Ahead of Monday's game, Mike Leslie and Bradley Blackburn gave updates from Minneapolis and Lubbock, respectively:
And Norense Odiase's family sat down with us to talk about what a championship would mean to them:
Mike Leslie went live in Minneapolis interviewing fans. Click here to watch on Facebook or see below to watch. (Warning: May contain some strong language)
In Lubbock, Bradley blackburn reports on how the Lubbock police are preparing for the post-game mayhem:
And right before the game went into overtime, Mike Leslie did a live shot outside in Minneapolis:
Bradley Blackburn looks on in Lubbock:
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