Texas Tech vs Virginia Live: are in the National Championship game, and both are fighting for their first ever college basketball national title. They’re set to face off from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Monday, with tip scheduled for 9:20 p.m. ET on CBS.
It’s been a long road for both teams. Texas Tech’s last few games have included some truly impressive wins over Michigan State, Gonzaga and Michigan. Virginia downed Auburn, Purdue and Oregon over their past three games, though they barely survived their last two. They bested Auburn by a single point and went to overtime against the Boilermakers.
This year was the first year that Texas Tech even made it to the Final Four, having previously only reached the Elite Eight once, in 2018. Virginia had made it to the Final Four twice before, but not since 1984, though they made it to the final eight in 2016.
Texas Tech vs Virginia Live Stream: How to watch the NCAA Tournament National Championship game
Date: Monday, April 8
Location: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minn.
Time: 9:20 p.m. ET
Virginia and Texas Tech will meet in the 2019 NCAA National Championship on Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Both schools are playing in their first-ever national championship game. Virginia reached the Final Four in 1981 and 1984 but the Cavaliers were unable to advance to the final. Teas Tech reached its first Final Four in 2019 after losing to Villanova in the Elite Eight in 2018.
Virginia beat Auburn 63–62 after a wild finish that included a possible missed double dribble call and then a foul with .6 seconds that sent Kyle Guy for three game-winning free throws.
Texas Tech’s was led by Matt Mooney’s 22 points to lift the Red Raiders to a 61–51 win over Michigan State. Virginia and Texas Tech both have ridden their defensive prowess to the title game, allowing an average of 58.6 and 55.8 points per tournament game leading into this matchup.