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Setting the stage for tonight's game

We're nearing the end of the NCAA tournament, which means we're nearing the end of the Big 12 Blog bracket pool. Here's where we stand heading into tonight's finale:

Okstatecowboy14 and his bracket are holding solid at the top of the charts, and will win tonight if Kansas wins.

He's put together a bracket with three Final Four team correct and has Kansas upsetting Kentucky tonight. A little Big 12 brotherhood, eh? His one Final Four miss? Mizzou, just like mine, actually.

Cowboy is tied atop the standings at 1280 points with wvewe1 and the "Brown 1" bracket. He had the entire Final Four correct and got both semifinal games on Saturday correct.

We won't have a late game Cinderella.

Two brackets are tied for first place. Both brackets have different winners. Tonight's game means it all.

As for yours truly? Well, I was doing OK until Ohio State fell apart in the final minute against Kansas. I've got Kentucky winning tonight's game and correctly picked three of the Final Four teams.

I'm sitting in 122nd place with 1000 points, and I'm in the 88.7 percentile. Here's my full bracket.

Folks, good luck to you tonight. Remember, the winner gets a spot in Friday's mailbag with a post of their choosing, so send me a message with your ESPN account if you win.

Once again, best of luck.