March Madness Bracket 2012: Updated For Final Four

Baylor and Xavier head to Atlanta for a juicy Sweet 16 duel in the Georgia Dome.

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March Madness Bracket 2012: Updated For Final Four

The Final Four have been determined to go to New Orleans next Saturday, and it's likely we've all wadded up the predictions we've printed since March Madness first began. But for those of you still willing to put yourself out there and stake your name on another bracket, we have an updated Final Four bracket for you:

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The Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals are going to be the most compelling of the two national semi-finals, but all of the final four teams are nationally known brands and should hold interest for all. With Hall of Fame caliber coaches and NBA prospects galore, this should be a wild weekend.

First National Semifinal: No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats vs. No. 4 Louisville Cardinals (6:09 p.m., CBS)

Second National Semifinal: No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks vs. No. 2 Ohio St. Buckeyes (8:49 p.m., CBS)

Go check out Rock Chalk Talk for all things regarding Kansas hoops. For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub, and remember to pick up our printable NCAA Tournament bracket.

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NCAA Tournament 2012, Baylor Vs. Xavier Final Score: Quincy Acy Propels Bears To 75-70 Victory

Senior forward Quincy Acy put together, probably, his best collegiate performance at the most perfect time Friday, as he scored a team-high 20 points and collected a game-best 15 rebounds to help the No. 3-seeded Baylor Bears down No. 10 Xavier Musketeers, 75-70, in a NCAA Tournament, Sweet 16 contest. The Bears (30-7) move onto the South Regional final to face either No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats or No. 4 Indiana Hoosiers on Sunday.

Junior guard Pierre Jackson scored 16 points and sophomore forward Perry Jones III added 14 for Baylor, which shot 50-percent from the floor. The night, however, belonged to Acy, who put on a clinic on how to compile dunk-highlight video, as well as, dominating the boards all night.

Trailing by as much as 18 points earlier in the first half, Xavier (23-13) trimmed Baylor's lead to just three points, 63-60, with less than 30 seconds remaining.

The Musketeers couldn't complete the comeback, as Bears' sophomore guard Brady Heslip netted four of his 11 total points at the free throw line to cement the victory. Xavier may have been able to won the contest if they didn't shoot 3-for-14 from behind the 3-point line.

Overall, Xavier senior guard Tu Holloway finished with a game-high 22 points in his final collegiate contest, while junior guard Mark Lyons added 16.

For more on the Bears, head to Our Daily Bears.

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NCAA Tournament 2012, Baylor Vs. Xavier Halftime Score: Bears Ahead, 36-29

Behind 51-percent shooting and eight points each from guards Pierre Jackson and Quincy Acy, the No. 3-seeded Baylor Bears lead No. 10 Xavier Musketeers, 36-29, at halftime of a NCAA Tournament, Sweet 16 contest in Atlanta, Ga. The winner moves on to the South Region finals and will play either No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats or No. 4 Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday.

Sophomore guard Brady Heslip netted all his seven points during a 22-4 game-opening run for Baylor, which game just 7 minutes, 29 seconds in.

However, the Musketeers didn't back down from the early thumping, and rallied to close the gap to within four points, 33-29, with 40 seconds remaining in the half. A 3-pointer by Jackson extended Baylor's lead to seven points heading into the locker room.

Overall, Xavier is paced by center Kenny Frease who has scored 12 points. The Musketeers are shooting 40-percent from the field, but have missed all six of their 3-point attempts.

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