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VCU/Butler Preview: Your Commentary

April 2nd, 2011
Butler makes a return trip to the Final Four(11) VCU (28-11) vs. (8) Butler (27-9) 6:09 PM (CBS)

How they got here
VCU (Southwest Region champions)
W 59-46 over USC (First Four)
W 74-56 over (6) Georgetown
W 94-76 over (3) Purdue
W 72-71 over (10) Florida State
W 71-61 over (1) Kansas

Butler (Southeast Region champions)
W 60-58 over (9) Old Dominion
W 71-70 over (1) Pittsburgh
W 61-54 over (4) Wisconsin
W 74-71 (OT) over (2) Florida

Elite Eight Sunday Recap: VCU and Kentucky Complete Quartet

March 28th, 2011
VCU headed to their first Final FourThe opinion that this season provided the NCAA Tournament with the weakest bubble in history did not stop many pundits from bad-mouthing the VCU Rams. Instead of worrying about what the experts thought of their inclusion Shaka Smart's team moved forward, taking care of USC, Georgetown, Purdue and Florida State to get to Sunday's Southwest Region final. Top-seed Kansas awaited VCU and the Jayhawks got off to a quick start, scoring the first six points of the game.

2011 Final Four: Houston

March 12th, 2011
2011 Final Four - Houston

April 2 and April 4, 2010

Houston, TX

Reliant Stadium

 

2011 Final Four: Reliant Stadium Seating Chart & Parking

March 12th, 2011

Reliant Stadium
One Reliant Park •
Houston, TX

Parking

2011 Final Four Houston: Schedule of Events

March 12th, 2011
2011 Final Four - HoustonThere's more to the Final Four than just the games.. check out these other exciting events the NCAA has to offer. Info culled from NCAA.com and other sources:

 

Thursday, March 31st - Monday, April 4th

Bracket Town refreshed by Coca-Cola Zero

2011 Final Four Tickets: Houston

March 12th, 2011

Tickets can still be had for the 2011 Final Four in Houston, you just need to know where to look. Here are some places to get individual game tickets, all-session passes, and complete travel packages.

 

PrimeSport.com

2011 Final Four: Reliant Stadium Directions

March 12th, 2011
Reliant Stadium, host of the 2011 Final Four, is a short drive south of downtown Houston, off of I-610. It is also accesible via Houston MetroRail.

 

Duke vs Butler: Grading the Lineups

April 4th, 2010
Final Four 2010You might say that grading individual matchups is a waste of time.. that it's all about the "team".. and I say, you're half right. But its still fun to compare individual talent.. and ultimately, when there's a few seconds left on the clock, it takes one guy to win the game.

 

Note: Player grades take into account health status heading into Monday night.

 

Final Four: Best Players by Position

April 2nd, 2010
Final Four 2010

Ranking the Final Four's best by position:

Best Point Guard