Kansas Jayhawks win fourth NCAA title after historic comeback against UNC (North Carolina). The Kansas Jayhawks are the 2022 NCAA men’s basketball champions.

David McCormack scored 15 points, hitting two key late buckets, and Jalen Wilson added 15 points and Remy Martin 14 to lift KU (34-6), the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Regional, to a 72-69

The Kansas Jayhawks trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half and by 15, 40-25, at the break. KU in winning pulled off the largest comeback victory in NCAA men’s title game history.

KU claimed its fourth NCAA title in history. KU also won it in 2008, 1988 and 1952. Ochai Agbaji was voted Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.

Kansas men’s basketball was down 15 points then, with 20 minutes of game play to salvage its goal of winning a national title.

There at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, North Carolina had put itself in position to throttle Kansas and had all the momentum.

The start of the second half saw the Tar Heels turn the ball over on its first possession. Meanwhile, the first possession for the Jayhawks saw McCormack throw down an alley-top dunk.

Armando Bacot scored 15 points with 15 rebounds and RJ Davis added 15 points, Brady Manek and Caleb Love 13 points and Puff Johnson 11 for North Carolina

After David McCormack scored to give KU a 72-69 lead with 23 seconds left, UNC’s Brady Manek threw the ball out of bounds and KU had the ball at :04.2 with a three-point lead.

Christian Braun inbounded to Dajuan Harris, who stepped out of bounds giving UNC a final chance at 4.3 seconds. But Caleb Love’s three at the buzzer missed.

Kansas set records for biggest comeback win in a NCAA men’s championship game (16 points) and biggest halftime deficit overcome (15 points).