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33-5, 1st in Pac-12

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The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives Gonzaga a very slight edge over North Carolina in its current odds for the national title. Oregon sits a bit further back at 4-1, while South Carolina is a distant fourth.

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ESPN's BPI gives Gonzaga better than a 50-50 shot to win it all in Phoenix, thanks largely to drawing seventh-seeded South Carolina in the semifinals. North Carolina-Oregon is a tighter matchup by BPI's measure, hurting each team's title odds.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina coach Roy Williams said if the national semifinal game against Oregon was today that point guard Joel Berry II would not play because of his pair of sprained ankles, "But we don't have to play today." As he said on Monday, Berry will not practice today.

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Kansas' Mason unanimous AP All-America pick

Frank Mason III was the only unanimous selection for the AP All-America team, which also includes Josh Hart, Lonzo Ball, Caleb Swanigan and Justin Jackson.

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After UNC (runner-up) and Oregon (Elite Eight) made deep tourney runs last year, each was given decent odds in Las Vegas to challenge for the title this season. Meanwhile, Gonzaga and South Carolina were preseason longshots.

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And then there were four ...

UNC makes its 20th Final Four. Oregon is here for the first time since 1939, and South Carolina and Gonzaga face off in each school's first trip.

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The Final Four questions that need answering

Can South Carolina's trademark grit grind Gonzaga to a halt? Will Oregon figure out a way to keep North Carolina off the glass? Which are the key matchups, players to watch and X factors?

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21hJohn Gasaway

Who has the Final Four's best player?

North Carolina boasts the deepest roster of talent at the Final Four, but it isn't as pronounced as you might think. The No. 1 player in Glendale is an obvious choice from a surprising team.

Veteran affair at Final Four (1:23)

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Starting freshmen at the Final Four: Payton Pritchard and Maik Kotsar. It's possible we make too big a fuss over freshmen.

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Age has had its advantages when competing for a national title in recent years. Of this year's Final Four, North Carolina and Gonzaga typically start the most seniors and juniors (four each).

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The state of South Carolina has never had a men's basketball team in the Final Four. It's been 54 years since a team from Oregon has appeared there, and 59 years for a team from Washington. North Carolina, meanwhile, was represented by UNC last year.

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Dana Altman on Oregon's win over Kansas

Oregon coach Dana Altman dishes on his team's win over Kansas, watching Phil Knight cut down the nets afterward, what people don't understand about Knight and preparing to face North Carolina.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: ViewFromVegas of Final Four: Gonzaga -6.5 vs. South Carolina, over/under up half a point to 138.5; North Carolina -5 vs. Oregon (some books at -4.5), O/U up several points to 151.5.

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2dChad Ford

Jordan Bell impressed NBA scouts

Oregon's junior power forward looked like a potential second-round pick entering the tournament. Now, could he sneak into the first round?


R&K: Final 4 set & Raiders movin to Vegas

The guys react to the Final Four and discuss whether the lack of big time programs other than UNC is good or bad for the fans. Plus reaction to the Raiders moving to Vegas.

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The Oregon and South Carolina women's basketball teams play in the Elite Eight on Monday, looking to join their men's teams in the Final Four. There have been 12 instances of a school sending both basketball teams to the Final Four in the same season, including Syracuse last year. Connecticut is the only school to sweep both titles, doing so in both 2004 and 2014.

FiveThirtyEight: The unlikely odysseys of South Carolina and Oregon (2:24)
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Why Oregon will (and won't) cut down the nets

Jordan Bell's versatility on both sides of the ball has carried the Ducks to the Final Four, but they could really use Chris Boucher in Phoenix.

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.948th
Rebounds Per Game36.4131st
Assists Per Game16.032nd
Points Allowed65.536th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record19-13
Championship Seasons1939
Tournament Appearances14