The South Carolina Gamecocks and Gonzaga Bulldogs will meet in the 2017 Final Four for a spot to go to the National Championship Game on Monday night.
The time for one shining moment has finally arrived in college basketball. On Saturday, the 2017 Final Four will take place from Glendale, Arizona and two teams will seize the opportunity to advance to the National Championship Game. The first game will feature the Gonzaga Bulldogs taking on the South Carolina Gamecocks.
Both of these teams are making their first appearances in the Final Four, which means the winner will be making their first appearance in the National Championship Game. There’s going to be plenty of nerves for both of these teams, but there should be plenty of great basketball played on Saturday.
Date: Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017
Start Time: 6:09 p.m. ET
Location: Glendale, AZ
Venue: University of Phoenix Stadium
TV Info: CBS
Live Stream: March Madness Live
Gonzaga got to the Final Four after an incredible shooting performance over the Xavier Musketeers. Now, they’ll have their toughest challenge yet when they face South Carolina in Glendale.
The Gamecocks have gotten to this point on the strength of their defense and their ability to take away what their opponent loves to do best. Head coach Frank Martin has instilled a powerful belief that effort on the defensive side of the ball will carry them to where they want to go.
The team that wins this game will move onto the National Championship Game on Monday night. They will face the winner of the battle between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Oregon Ducks, which will follow this one.