The final Elite 8 game has been played, and the 2012 Final Four is set.
Kentucky is facing Louisville in one Final Four matchup, an epic meeting of arch-rivals with the stakes at an all-time high. In the other Final Four game, Ohio State and Thad Matta with be facing Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks.
Last year it was the “Whatcha talkin bout Bilas?” t-shirt that VCU students made.
This year, the best t-shirt of the NCAA Tournament is easily this one, worn by a Kansas fan attending today’s Midwest Regional Final games between the Jayhawks and North Carolina:
The Elite 8 begins today, meaning that by early tomorrow night we will know this year’s Final Four participants.
Below is the complete Elite 8 TV schedule, including the tip times, announcers, and point spreads for each game, plus links to Andy’s previews and predictions.
With Friday night’s games now over, the Elite 8 is complete. We have already previewed today’s Regional Final games between Louisville-Florida and Syracuse-Ohio State. Now let’s look at Sunday’s games.
In the Midwest Regional Final, the #1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels will face off against the #2 seed Kansas Jayhawks in a battle of college basketball royalty.