as mentioned in NEW YORK, NY (WACH) – Seventh seed South Carolina Men’s basketball team is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history.
Sunday, the Gamecocks showed they are championship material, beating the Gators 77-70 and advancing to the Final Four for the first time in men’s Gamecock basketball history.
The Final Four will be played in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, April 1st.
The team had a decisive win over Duke last Sunday to set up a meeting with Baylor, who they blew past by 20 points.
The win advanced them to the Elite 8 and a showdown with SEC Conference rival Florida in one of the best games in the tournament.
referring to Dylan Ennis feared he might have spent his final college basketball season watching former teammates win a national championship.
“I feel good for all the other players that have built Oregon basketball,” he said.
After receiving an extension from the NCAA, the Oregon senior guard will finish his six-year, three-school career at the Final Four.
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“I couldn’t have written this,” Ennis said after third-seeded Oregon defeated top-seeded Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Regional final Saturday night in Kansas City, Mo.
referring to 3 seed Oregon Ducks punched their ticket to the Final Four for the first time since the inaugural NCAA tournament in 1939.
Singler and Arsalan Kazemi, teammates on the first Dana Altman-led Oregon team to make the NCAA tourney, were ecstatic for their alma mater.
Several former players showed their support by tweeting congratulations to the current squad ahead of their trip to Glendale, Arizona.
#GoDucks — Arsalan Kazemi (@kazemiworld) March 26, 2017And, a few Ducks from the pre- and early-Altman eras at Oregon also chimed in with support.
@OregonMBB — Garrett Sim (@gsim03) March 26, 2017The Ducks will face the North Carolina Tar Heels in the national semifinals on Saturday at 8:49 p.m.
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