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Since the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985 there have been a number of longshots that have made it to the Elite Eight, but taking that next step to the Final Four is another story. On Saturday, No. 7 Florida will face No. 4 Louisville looking to become the first 7 seed to ever advance to the Final Four since the field expanded to 64. No. 7 seeds are 0-6 in Elite Eight games since then, yet, over the same period, No. 8 seeds are 4-3 and No. 11 seeds 3-2. No. 9 and No. 10 seeds, on the other hand, are a combined 0-8.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“It’s always funny to me. I never hear anybody yelling at Mike Krzyzewski to go back and play zone. Why is that? He’s such a good coach, you don’t question him? Is that what that is? Really? Somebody shook their head down here. Okay, that means I’m not a good coach, so you can question me.” Boeheim replying to a question about whether his faith in zone defense was “unshakeable.”

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FRIDAY’S RESULTS

SOUTH REGIONAL

Semifinals

At The Georgia Dome

Atlanta

Baylor 75, Xavier 70

Kentucky 102, Indiana 90

MIDWEST REGIONAL

Semifinals

At Edward Jones Dome

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