Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange reaches for a looseball in the first half against Trey Burke #3 of the Michigan Wolverines during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Michigan Advances To NCAA Title Game Beating Syracuse

The Michigan Wolverines held on to beat the Syracuse Orange 61-56 in the NCAA Men’s Final Four Semifinal game on Saturday.

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AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 23: (L-R) Head coach Shaka Smart of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams and head coach John Beilein of the Michigan Wolverines look on in the first half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 23, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

VCU’s Shaka Smart Thinks Mitch McGary Is Michigan’s Key To Success (VIDEO)

Michigan took out Shaka Smart’s VCU team in the NCAA tournament but that doesn’t mean he will root for Michigan.

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Trey Burke. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) File

Burke: “We’re Ready”; While Syracuse Brims With Confidence

The Final Four semifinal between Syracuse and Burke’s Michigan team will present a clear contrast in styles Saturday night


Fans are seen as the Michigan Wolverines are on the court during practice prior to the NCAA Men's Final Four at the Georgia Dome on April 5, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Final Four Draws Fans Of All Stripes To Atlanta

Whether they’re first-timers or looking to repeat past glory, Atlanta is welcoming tens of thousands of fans who want to watch their teams cut down the Georgia Dome nets Monday night.

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On The Road To The Final Four: Away We Go…

Evan Jankens and I left the 97.1 studios at 4:30 am with a full tank of gas and a dream.

97.1 The Ticket–04/05/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 24: Denzel Valentine #45 of the Michigan State Spartans scrambles to gain control of a loose ball in front of Shannon Scott #3 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the second half on February 24, 2013 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Michigan State 68-60. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Officials Facing Dilemma With Video Review

It happens seemingly every game of the NCAA tournament, most of the season, for that matter: Officials blow their whistles, huddle, then head over to the TV monitors to review a play.

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Has Michigan Turned A Corner Defensively?

Heading into the NCAA tournament, Michgan’s most glaring weakness was at the defensive end of the court.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Chris Otule #42 of the Marquette Golden Eagles makes draws contact against Baye Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange during the East Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Syracuse’s Keita A Key Cog In The Orange Defense

From the back roads of Senegal to the middle of Jim Boeheim’s stifling zone defense, Syracuse’s Baye Moussa Keita is ready for the big stage that is the Final Four.

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Nik Stauskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines . (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) FILE

Stauskas Adds Sharp-Shooting Swagger For Michigan

Michigan is heading to its first Final Four since 1993, and it was a 3-point barrage by Nik Stauskas that sealed a spot for the Wolverines.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Baye Keita #12 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates after defeating the Marquette Golden Eagles to win the East Regional Round Final of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Syracuse Focused On Journey To Final 4

Overcoming all sorts of adversity has been the norm for the Syracuse Orange of late.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2013