On Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia, the University of Louisville Cardinals defeated the University of Wichita State Shockers 72-68 in one Final Four semi-final, while the University of Michigan Wolverines defeated the University of Syracuse Orange 61-56 in the other semi-final.
Both games were excellent. The Cardinals, led by 21 points from junior guard Russ Smith and 20 points from junior forward Luke Hancock, came back in the last few minutes after trailing to the Shockers for many stages of the game.
The Wolverines meanwhile hung on to the victory and survived a strong Orange finish. Three Wolverines (Tim Hardaway Jr., Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary) all scored in double digits.