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There will be at least one and quite possibly two SEC teams present at the Final Four. But which?

Rachel Marcus ESPN Editor 

Yes, that's South Carolina fan and country music star Darius Rucker waiting for the Gamecocks to emerge from their team hotel.

ESPN Stats and Information  

For the first time since 1986, the SEC has 3 teams in the Elite 8. 1986 was also the last time 2 SEC teams met in the Elite 8. The SEC has 10 wins in this NCAA Tournament, most among all conferences. Entering the Tournament, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook had the over/under on wins by SEC teams at 6.5.

ESPN Staff  

In an all-SEC Elite Eight at MSG (2:20 p.m. ET), ESPN's BPI heavily favors Florida against South Carolina. The SEC has won an NCAA tournament-best 10 games. South Carolina seeks its first Final Four berth in school history while Florida goes for its first appearance since 2014.

ESPN Staff  

ESPN's BPI favors North Carolina in a rematch over Kentucky in the Elite Eight (5:05 p.m. ET). Malik Monk scored 47 points in the Wildcats' 103-100 win over the Tar Heels on Dec. 17. No schools have more Final Four appearances than UNC (19) and UK (17).

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Irony of Zags heading to Phoenix is that closest they got to Final Four was '99 Elite 8 loss to eventual champs, UConn. Put program on map.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, the Dean of Big Ten coaches, offered this reaction to the hiring of Archie Miller at Indiana: "I was personally sad to lose Tom Crean but I have always watched and respected the job Archie has done as an assistant and then the head coach at Dayton. This league has some of the best coaches in the country and it will be another great addition,"

Jeannine Edwards ESPN Reporter 

Jordan Bell read me a post-game text he got from Schoolboy Q. He was pretty proud of that

Jeannine Edwards ESPN Reporter 

When you have long legs

Jeannine Edwards ESPN Reporter 

Nothing like sitting in the winning presser with the regional champions' trophy, and taking selfies with it