The runaway finish was preceded by some crazy momentum swings, a back-and-forth battle that none of the breathless fans wanted to end.
In overtime, there was no doubt. It was all Bruins.
The evidence could be seen in a flurry of consecutive points and heard high in the Hinkle Fieldhouse stands from fans yelling four letters not heard this deep into March in more than a decade.
The Bruins are back in a big way on college basketball’s biggest stage.