Gonzaga claims MARK MADNESS with OT win over Creighton

Gonzaga celebrates victory. (Gonzaga athletics photo)

ASHLAND, Ky. – It was an exciting finish to MARK MADNESS, the 2020 NCAA tournament played with a computer game. It had everybody on the edge of their keyboard.

Gonzaga came away as the champions with a pulsating 100-94 overtime victory over Creighton. Filip Petrusev, who scored 23, was named the MVP.

Creighton tied the game at the end of regulation with a 3-pointer at the buzzer but were outscored 13-7 in the extra period. The Zags never trailed in the overtime period.

In the national semifinals, Creighton defeated Illinois 86-80 and Gonzaga downed Auburn 91-77.

FINAL FOUR

Semifinals

Creighton 86, Illinois 80

Gonzaga 91, Auburn 77

Championship

Gonzaga 100, Creighton 94, OT

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