2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
26-10, 3rd in SEC
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1hJohn 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.

How does South Carolina defeat Gonzaga? (2:28)

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South Carolina football changes kickoff time of Saturday's Garnet & Black Spring Game to noon ET to accommodate those wishing to watch basketball team in Final Four. (Photo by Jim Dedmon/Icon Sportswire)

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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).

Martin: 'Our kids are unbelievable' (3:12)

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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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Pete Thamel: North Carolina will win title

Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel covers expectations for North Carolina, South Carolina's defense, Gonzaga's NCAA tournament history, whether Dana Altman is underrated and Indiana's Archie Miller hire.

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17hESPN Stats & Info

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.


R&K: Raiders to Vegas & the Final Four is set

The Raiders officially move to Las Vegas and Kanell thinks it's going to be great for the team and league, plus the Final Four is set and Oregon coach Dana Altman stops by.

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No one saw South Carolina's surprise run to Final Four coming, including ESPN's BPI. On Selection Sunday, the metric gave the Gamecocks a 0.3 percent chance of making it this far, the second-most unlikely Final Four run since 2008 after VCU's 2011 run (0.2 percent).

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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18hChad Ford

Sindarius Thornwell impressed NBA scouts

The South Carolina senior guard had dropped off the radar of most NBA scouts, but he now has their attention again. He's one of the biggest risers of the tournament.


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)

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.2179th
Rebounds Per Game36.3Tied-138th
Assists Per Game12.6235th
Points Allowed64.931st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record4-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8