All tournament team
Donte DiVincenzo Villanova - (MOP)
Jalen Brunson Villanova
Mikal Bridges Villanova
Eric Paschall Villanova
Moritz Wagner Michigan
The Commissioner's Cup was officially passed from defending champion Dave Eccles (left) to attending Team SID members Bill Starkweather (back) and John Logan (right)
Wrapping up the tournament:
Final game recap:
Villanova wins their second title in 3 years as they rode the hot hand of Donte DiVincenzo's 31pts to beat Michigan 79-62. As expected, Team SID made up of Bill Starkweather, John Logan, Drew Logan and Don Owens finished first in the draft game with 862 accumulated points out of their 28 draft picks for an average of 30.8 points per pick. Team SID had the most games played in the tournament this year out of their draft picks (73) so that means they picked the right players playing a total of 73 player games or an average of 2.60 games played per draft pick.
Team Foresta made up of Alan Foresta and Tori Krautstrunk finished in 2nd place this year with a respectable 805 total points scored. What was amazing about this was that Team Foresta amassed their 805 points through only 53 player games (which was the least amount of games played for any of the draft teams), for an average of only 1.90 games played per draft selection. DiVincenzo's output pushed Dennis Hammer into the 3rd and final payoff position in our draft game. Hammer passed Team Lehman who was projected to finish 3rd but their Michigan player Charles Matthews only had 6 points in the game while the Big Ragu (Donte DiVincenzo) made it rain from 3's.
A couple of interesting nuggets I read after the tournament was over, Villanova won all 6 tournament games by double digits joining Michigan State (2000), Duke (2001) & North Carolina (2009) to ever do this before. Michigan entered the championship game having won 14 games in a row. DiVincenzo joined Bill Walton and Lew Alcindor as the only players to score more than 30 points and shoot better than 66% from the field in a Final 4 game.
The 2018 All tournament team was comprised of Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo MOP, Jalen Brunson, Mikal Bridges, & Eric Paschall and Michigan's Moritz Wagner
All of the scoring has been rechecked and I found NO corrections were needed
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