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2012 NCAA Tournament Bracket Update: Kentucky Takes On Baylor In South Regional Final

The regional finals are set for this weekend with each of the winners punching their tickets to the Final Four in New Orleans. On Saturday the West and East regions will be on display on Saturday with the Midwest and South finals on Sunday.

In the West region Louisville advance from the Sweet 16 round by upsetting No. 1 seed Michigan State on Thursday night and Florida moved on by defeating No. 3 seed Marquette. Out in the East region Syracuse is still alive even though they do not have Fab Melo and they made it to the regional final by squeaking past Wisconsin by one point. Ohio State advanced by crushing No. 6 seed Cincinnati.

In the Midwest region North Carolina advances by defeating No. 13 seed Ohio in overtime and did so without Kendall Marshall, and on the other side it is Kansas who started off slow but rallied back to defeat N.C. State.

In the South region taking place in Atlanta top-seeded Kentucky got revenge against Indiana, while Baylor moved on beating No. 10 seeded Xavier.

Here is the regional finals schedule:


West: No. 4 Louisville Cardinals vs. No. 7 Florida Gators, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS
East: No. 1 Syracuse Orange vs. No. 2 Ohio St. Buckeyes, 7:05 p.m. ET, CBS


South: No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats vs. No. 3 Baylor Bears, 2:20 p.m. ET, CBS
Midwest: No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels vs. No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks, 5:05 p.m. ET, CBS

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