Villanova Wildcats recreate championship buzzer-beater

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Kris Jenkins' miracle buzzer-beater sealed the National Championship for the Villanova Wildcats.

But if given the chance, would Jenkins, Ryan Arcidiacano, and Daniel Ochefu be able to have lightning strike twice - or 11 more times?

ESPN's Andy Katz got the three National Champs together to recreate the miracle shot - a shot Jenkins did not expect to shoot.

"We were expecting Ryan to take the shot because we do it every day in practice," Jenkins said, adding, "So when he passed me the ball, I said 'aw man. I got to shoot,'" Jenkins said.

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Nova's buzzer-beater had Ochefu recalling that Christian Laettener's game-winning shot against Kentucky in 1992.

"I saw even Christian Laettner tweeted, he passes the crown to Kris Jenkins," Ochefu said.

For 11 times, Arcidiacano passed the ball and Jenkins shot just as they did in the National Championship game last Monday. Jenkins was able to make seven of those eleven successfully.

This got the three to truly appreciate what a moment it was in sports history.

"It's something everyone always dreams about and not many people have the opportunity to go out there and take it," Arcidiacano, the Final Four MVP, told Katz.

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The segment first appeared on SportsCenter Monday night.

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