The Wildcats, the Midwest Region champion, will play Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas, on April 5. Connecticut will take on top overall seed Florida the same day for a place in the April 7 title game at AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Connecticut today defeated Michigan State 60-54 in the East Region final to become the second No. 7 seed to reach the Final Four after Virginia in 1984. The Huskies won the last of their three National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball titles in 2011.
Kentucky is seeking a ninth national title and first since 2012. The Wolverines won their only NCAA title in 1989 and were runner-up in 2013, the last time they reached the Final Four.
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