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On This Day in Sports Odds History

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1985 (College Basketball): As a 9½-point underdog, #8 seed Villanova upsets defending champion Georgetown, 66-64, in the National Championship. Going back to 1965 (as far back as we have point spreads for National Championship games), it is tied with Connecticut's victory over Duke in 1999 as the largest upset in a National Championship game. The Wildcats shot 79% from the floor as forward Ed Pinckney scored 16 points and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. Villanova remains as the lowest seeded to team to win the National Championship.

1996 (College Basketball): Kentucky defeats Syracuse, 76-67, in the National Championship to win their 6th title. The Wildcats failed to cover the spread as 14-point favorites. It was the second highest spread in a National Championship game since 1965 - only the 1972 UCLA Bruins were larger favorites (16-point favorites and failed to cover vs Florida State when they won 81-76). Senior guard Tony Delk led the Wildcats with 24 points and made 7 3-pointers and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.

2016 (NBA): Golden State's record home-winning streak comes to an end at 54 games when they lose to Boston, 109-106. The Celtics were 11½-point underdogs and around +700 on the money line.