Women and gents, the sultry, candy voice of Luther Vandross.
Baylor ended Gonzaga’s bid at an undefeated season and a nationwide championship on Monday evening with an 86-70 win over the Bulldogs, after a protracted, lengthy await males’s basketball championship glory.
You recognize what else has been a protracted wait? Listening to the saccharine sounds of “One Shining Second” blare by means of your TV audio system. With the NCAA Event canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, the favored wrap-up tune that is performed over highlights from the tourney made a return Monday evening.
Feast your eyes (and ears):
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The tune, initially written by David Barrett, was first used for the 1987 NCAA Event, with the late, nice Vandross the preeminent singer of the tune. Prior to now, Ne-Yo, Teddy Pendergrass and Jennifer Hudson even have carried out the tune.
The music could not be sweeter for Baylor: After years of futility within the NCAA Event, the Bears made their first Closing 4 since 1950, successful their first nationwide championship in males’s basketball at school historical past.
The Girl Bears are three-time ladies’s tourney champs, most just lately successful in 2019.