Louisville To The Final Four: Tickets, Date, Time, TV Info

The first Elite 8 game has ended, and the Louisville Cardinals are heading to the Final Four.

This quick post provides all the basic info for the 2012 Final Four, as well as links to purchase tickets.

march-madness-2012-final-four-tickets-schedule-tip-times-dates2012 Final Four Info

  • Final Four Location: New Orleans, LA
  • Final Four Arena: Superdome
  • Final Four Date: Saturday, March 31st
  • Final Four Game Times: 6:09 ET and 8:49 ET (matchups TBA)
  • Final Four TV: CBS
  • Final Four Announcers: Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, and Steve Kerr
  • Vivid Seats: Final Four Tickets



Louisville Cardinals Team Capsule

  • Conference: Big East
  • Record: 26-9 (10-8 conf)
  • Last 10 Games: 6-4
  • Record vs. Tournament Teams: 10-7
  • Wins vs. Tournament Teams: Cincinnati, Connecticut, Lamar, Long Beach State, Marquette, Memphis, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Western Kentucky
  • Losses vs. Tournament Teams: Cincinnati, Georgetown, Kentucky, Notre Dame, Marquette, Syracuse (2)
  • Player to Watch: Peyton Siva (5’11” G, Jr.) – 9.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 5.5 apg, 1.8 spg

Louisville Bottoms Line:

The Cardinals battled injuries and shooting woes for most of the season but pulled it together for an impressive four-game run in the Big East Tournament. They rank in the Top 5 in defensive efficiency, thanks largely to a strong effective field goal percentage defense and their ability to force turnovers. The offense numbers for the season are pretty ugly for the most part, with the exception of their high offensive rebounding percentage. For the year, the Cardinals shot just 31.1 percent from beyond the arc to go with a high turnover rate.

Six players score at least 9.0 points per game, led by Kyle Kuric with 13.1. Guard Russ Smith can get hot and score in bunches, but he is the definition of a volume shooter. Peyton Siva struggled for much of the season but played some of his best basketball in the Big East Tournament, while Chris Smith is the team’s best long-range shooter. Inside, Gorgui Dieng has really improved as a sophomore and shoots 54.9 percent from the field and grabs over nine rebounds per game. He’s joined up front by freshman Chane Behanan, who also boasts solid rebounding percentages on both ends.


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