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Thomas Robinson #0 of the Kansas Jayhawks dunks in the first half against Reggie Bullock #35 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional Final at Edward Jones Dome on March 25, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Kansas Runs Away From North Carolina, 80-67

Tyshawn Taylor came out of his slump in a big way, scoring 22 points to lead Kansas to an 80-67 victory over North Carolina on Saturday that returned the Jayhawks to the Final Four for the first time since winning it all in 2008.

03/25/2012

Anthony Davis #23 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks against the Baylor Bears in the first half during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball South Regional Final at the Georgia Dome on March 25, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kentucky Beats Baylor 82-70 To Head To Final Four

Kentucky is taking its highlight show back to the Big Easy. With an NBA-like display from a young team filled with future pros, top-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row with a 82-70 blitzing of Baylor in the South Regional final on Sunday.

03/25/2012

Head coach Rick Pitino, Peyton Siva #3 and Russ Smith #2 of the Louisville Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Florida Gators 72-68 during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Final at US Airways Center on March 24, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Louisville In Final 4 With 72-68 Win Over Florida

Rick Pitino nearly came unhinged and his point guard watched the end of the game from the bench. When it was over, though, it was Pitino and Louisville making plans for the Final Four.

03/24/2012

Draymond Green. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

670 The Score Experts Make Their Final Four Picks

Final Four picks from a number of 670 The Score personalities, including their pick to win it all.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Shut Up About Your Brackets

I know. Three of your Final Four teams are already out, your chances of winning blown up after two rounds. Or you have fourteen of the Sweet Sixteen. Great.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2012

Bruce Weber

Bernstein: Illinois Basketball Must Decide What It Is

If this pathetic, blubbering mess of failure and self-flagellation is to be somehow disinfected, it will take some real soul-searching before a reconstruction plan can be created.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

NCAA Men's Championship Game

Wisch: The Worst Thing About The NCAA Title Game? Its Start Time

Believe it, or not, the basketball wasn’t the most sleep-inducing part of last night’s NCAA national championship game.

04/05/2011

Shaka Smart

Report: Shaka To Stay At VCU

According to a CBSSports.com report, VCU’s Shaka Smart will stay at the school, and not cash in on the team’s Cinderella run to the Final Four.

04/04/2011

Butler Bulldogs

Bernstein: Butler Has Become Annoying

If the Butler Bulldogs win the national title, will they please leave?

670 The Score–04/04/2011

Shawn Vanzant

VCU’s Run Ends, Butler Advances To Championship

Shelvin Mack scored 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Zach Hahn came up big off the bench with eight second-half points in the Final Four on Saturday night,

04/02/2011

Virginia Commonwealth Rams

You Can’t Count VCU Out

As an 11-seed the Virginia Commonwealth Rams were never supposed to get all the way to the Final Four, let alone get out of the first round. So realistically they don’t have a chance of beating the Butler Bulldogs, right?

670 The Score–04/01/2011

John Calipari

Thompson: A Look At The Final Four Coaches

The coaches in the Final Four consist of two seasoned veterans and a pair of young guns who are taking college basketball by storm.

03/31/2011

Butler Bulldogs

Muller: This March Has Definitely Been ‘Madness’

Just because your bracket—and mine—are completely busted, doesn’t mean that this NCAA tournament hasn’t been fun to watch. Let’s face it: it has!

03/29/2011

Shaka Smart

Shaka Smart Goes From Purnell’s Staff To Final Four

Shaka Smart is the hottest name among all college basketball coaches right now. He’s taken an 11th seed Virginia Commonwealth team to the Final Four. But not too long ago he was a part of Oliver Purnell’s staff.

670 The Score–03/29/2011

Brad Stevens

Wisch: Could Duke Be In Brad Stevens’ Future?

We know where Brad Stevens has been. We know where he’s at right now. And we know where he might be next Monday night.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

Shaka Smart

Thompson: ‘First Four’ Responsible For Cinderella, VCU

As I struggled to watch the University of Texas-San Antonio crush Alabama State, I had the same feeling as the night before when I witnessed Clemson cruise to victory over UAB, the ‘First Four’ is a joke, I thought.

03/29/2011

Brad Stevens

Thompson: Butler Advances To The Final Four, Again

It seems VCU has stolen the show in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The Rams improbable, yet dominant run has been unbelievable, but what’s more amazing is Butler’s return to the Final Four.

670 The Score–03/28/2011

Kelsey Barlow

Thompson: Injuries, Suspensions Will Impact Your Bracket

It’s time to put on your dancing shoes, make those last minute tweaks to your bracket and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef, green beer and what is sure to be a full day of crazy tournament action.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Penn State vs Ohio State

Thompson: Strategy For A Winning Bracket

All the buzz this Monday revolves around seeding, matchups and bracket busters. In my world, there are only two ways to fill out a winning bracket.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

NCAA Championship Trophy

670 The Score’s Final Four Predictions

The initial matchups for the 2011 NCAA Tournament have officially been set, now it’s time for every sports fan to play college basketball expert and pick their way through the matchups and into the Final Four.

670 The Score–03/14/2011

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