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Two teams with a lot of Final Four experience meet on Saturday as Kansas takes on North Carolina. The Tar Heels are making their 17th Final Four appearance and that is tied for most in history with UCLA. North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is making his fourth Final Four appearance in the least seven years and is facing his former team. The Tar Heels have an all-time record of 13-14 in Final Four games.
The high scoring Memphis Tigers will try and play a fast paced game on Saturday while the UCLA Bruins will try and slow things down. It should be an interesting contrast in the second game of the Final Four.
The best home team in the NBA, the Utah Jazz play host to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. The Spurs have won eight straight and are looking like a serious threat to defend their NBA title. San Antonio is just a half game back of New Orleans for the top spot in the Western Conference.
The Mavericks and Lakers are very happy to see two of their top players return to the lineup. Dirk Nowitzki of the Mavericks and Pau Gasol of the Lakers both returned on Wednesday and the Mavericks and Lakers both got wins.