November 30, 2022

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Final Four: College basketball’s blue blood programs left standing

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Good morning, I’m Dan Gartland. Too bad yesterday’s Elite Eight games weren’t as dramatic as the Oscars. 

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The name brands are left standing

Regardless of what happens next weekend in New Orleans, the 2022 NCAA men’s tournament will always be remembered for the improbable run of Saint Peter’s to the Elite Eight as a No. 15 seed. Everybody loves a good Cinderella story, but we also love to see the biggest programs in the sport duke it out—and that’s exactly what the Final Four will give us.

North Carolina sent the Peacocks packing yesterday to set up a showdown with Duke on Saturday, while Kansas came from behind to blow out Miami and advance to face Villanova.

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