More than 80,000 fans woke up Saturday morning with the same question, “What should I wear to the Final Four?”
The Final Four is the perfect combination of hardcore fans and rich people with awesome tickets. From the parking lot to the suites I’ve observed just a few things.
Wisconsin has a coach, Bo Ryan, who has stayed firmly in one state for three decades, a lineup filled with juniors and seniors and an aw-shucks attitude about its first trip to the Final Four in more than a decade.
Whether they’re setting up game-winning shots or hitting them, Andrew and Aaron Harrison have been the maestros orchestrating Kentucky’s unexpected run to the Final Four.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
Doors open at 11 a.m. for a busy day at AT&T Stadium ahead of the Final Four tip off.
A look at Saturday’s games at the Final Four – live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
While Florida, Kentucky, Wisconsin and UConn will be excited to head to Dallas this weekend, fans who have not purchased tickets to the event could be just as excited. On the secondary market, Final Four tickets are at their lowest point of the tournament.
The Kentucky Wildcats have led the NCAA in college basketball home attendance for a number of years in a row now, and this season was no different. With two passionate fan bases that travel well participating in this year’s Final Four, it’s no surprise that ticket prices are up.
Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?