Final Four Festivities Kick Off In Houston


Thursday, March 31st 2016, 5:50 pm
By: News On 6


The last teams in the NCAA Tournament have arrived and it's time to get ready for the Final Four.

Villanova, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Syracuse began preparations in Houston Thursday for two semifinal games on Saturday that will determine the teams that will play for the title.

Coaches and players are speaking to reporters at NRG Stadium, the home of the NFL's Houston Texans. Like many recent Final Fours, players are having to contend with shooting in a football stadium, where the small floor and wide circumference of the grandstands can play tricks on depth perception.

Oklahoma plays Villanova in the first semifinal Saturday night. They'll be followed by North Carolina against Syracuse.

The winners play Monday night for the title.

#FinalFour has us like..... pic.twitter.com/skXKEqqeWy

— Oklahoma Basketball (@OU_MBBall) March 31, 2016

Behind the scenes clip of today's shoot with Turner/CBS for the #FinalFour !#LetsMarchNova @JoshHart_3 pic.twitter.com/Gu4uj2EXos

— Villanova MBB (@NovaMBB) March 31, 2016

?? Check out @TheOttoOrange getting crowd going at the #FinalFour
???? #OrangeNation pic.twitter.com/D30TmHUHTs

— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse) March 31, 2016

Brice doing the specialty shoot for the TV broadcast. Big star, big stage. #goheels #finalhttps://t.co/cMEl22FSxj pic.twitter.com/ABAwUOdoYD

— Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) March 31, 2016

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The last teams in the NCAA Tournament have arrived and it's time to get ready for the Final Four. Villanova, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Syracuse began preparations in Houston Thursday for two semifinal games on Saturday that will determine the teams that will play for the title.

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