Champs return to Texas: Baylor Bears return after winning NCAA men’s basketball championship

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell (45) celebrates at the end of the championship game against Gonzaga in the men's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 5, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Baylor won 86-70. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Baylor guard Davion Mitchell (45) celebrates at the end of the championship game against Gonzaga in the men's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 5, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Baylor won 86-70. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – Baylor won its first national championship Monday night for men’s basketball, denying perfection for Gonzaga.

The final score was 86-70.

During the game, people followed the action and the final thoughts on the win and the season dominated social media streams. Here are some of the messages people shared across social media about the big game.


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Amanda Cochran is an Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist. She specializes in Texas features, social media news and local crime.