NCAA Basketball: Florida, Georgetown join UCLA, OSU in Final Four

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Sunday, March 25, 2007

Joakim Noah and the Florida Gators are heading back to the Final Four, looking for a second straight national championship. Lee Humphrey led the Gators in scoring with 23 points, hitting 7-13 from behind the arch. Noah led the Gators with 14 rebounds, while scoring 14 points. Aaron Brooks led the Ducks with 27 points, but it wasn't enough to lift Oregon over the first seeded Gators. The Ducks end their season with a record of 29-8.

Florida is scheduled to play the UCLA Bruins for a spot in the National Championship game. The opening tip-off is scheduled for 8:47 PM, Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tyler Hansbrough scored 26 points for North Carolina, but it wasn't enough for North Carolina, as the Georgetown Hoyas prevailed for a thrilling overtime victory, and a trip to the Final Four in Atlanta. Jeff Green led the Hoyas in scoring with 22 points, but the victory was a team effort, with four players scoring 15 or more points. Roy Hibbert led the victorious Hoyas in rebounds with 11. The first seeded Tar Heels are one of only two #1 seeds to be eliminated from the tournament, joining the Kansas Jayhawks, who fell Saturday night to UCLA. North Carolina ends it's season with a record of 31-7.

Georgetown is scheduled to play the Ohio State Buckeyes in the national semi-final round of the NCAA Tournament. Opening tip-off is scheduled for 6:07 PM, Saturday evening at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.