The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
But the Cats move on, in a game they should have lost. So should they have lost the Wichita St game, and the Louisville game, and the Michigan game.
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.
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.
Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick called in to the show to lock down and confirm that he’ll be a weekly guest on the Ben and Skin Show during the football season.
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.
No. 2 seed Wisconsin (27-7) recovered from a brief first-half rut and seven-point deficit to extinguish the dreams of the15th-seeded Eagles (20-13), champions of the Patriot League.