5 Things: Final Four Margin Of Victory Record ObliteratedVillanova blasted Oklahoma 95-51, a semifinal record for margin, and North Carolina topped Syracuse 83-66. It sets up what should be—what we hope will be—a competitive final tonight.
Syracuse's Boeheim Scoffs At Idea That It Was Rough SeasonJim Boeheim quickly scoffed at what has become an almost-constant suggestion — that it was a rough season for the Syracuse coach who has been associated with the school for more than a half-century.
Villanova Crushes Oklahoma By 44 For Largest Victory In Final Four HistoryThe margin topped 34-point Final Four wins by Cincinnati over Oregon State in 1962 and Michigan State over Penn in 1979.
Villanova Embarrasses Oklahoma, Advances To National Championship GameThe Wildcats could not miss as they ran away in their Final Four match-up with the Sooners.
Before Syracuse, 3 Other Double-Digits Seeds In Final FourLike the three double-digit seeds that made it to the Final Four before them, the Syracuse Orange had to beat a No. 1 seed in the regional final to advance.
Student Managers Staging Their Own Version Of Final FourKansas and Michigan State are participating in the Final Four after all, albeit on a much smaller scale than expected.
Five Things: Syracuse Crashes Final FourThe Final Four in Houston is set and features three teams that spent time at No. 1 in the rankings this season and…Syracuse, a 10 seed that saved its best basketball for the Big Dance.
Hield, Arcidiacono Take The Long Road To Final FourArcidiacono stayed at Villanova because he had no other choice. Hield stayed at Oklahoma because he had unfinished business.
Roy Williams Cuts His Hand Cutting Down The Net [VIDEO]"I was screaming. I started to take a step back and I felt like the ladder moved and I grabbed. When I grabbed I grabbed the end of the scissors and it started bleeding," he said.
The Latest: Villanova-Oklahoma On One Side, All-ACC On OtherHalf the Final Four is set. It will be Villanova and Oklahoma, a couple of two seeds, in a rematch of an early season Sooners' rout in Hawaii at the Pearl Harbor Invitational.
NCAA Tournament Boasts All 4 No. 1 Seeds Still In Title HuntEach region is represented by the No. 1 seed for the first time since 2009.
Time To Start Filling Out The Final FourIt is just the second time in NCAA Tournament history one conference has had half of the last eight teams.