The South Carolina Gamecocks are off to the main event of the Big Dance: the 2017 NCAA Final Four. Set in Phoenix, they will match up against the No. 1 seed from the West region: the Gonzaga Bulldogs. On the other side of the bracket are Oregon and North Carolina, which defeated Kentucky in the second game on Sunday afternoon.
With the Final Four officially set, the tip times for both have been announced, with South Carolina and Gonzaga getting the first time slot at 6:09 ET on Saturday:
#FinalFour Tip Times announced:
Gonzaga vs South Carolina at 6:09 pm, ET
North Carolina vs Oregon follows 40 minutes after conclusion
— March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV) March 26, 2017
Both South Carolina and Gonzaga will be playing in their first Final Fours in program history, whereas Oregon has not been back since it won the inaugural NCAA championship in 1939. This will be North Carolina’s 20th Final Four in program history, the most of any college program.