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Tournament time in Texas

Tournament time in Texas

AT&T stadium, host of the 2014 NCAA Final Four, is seen from Globe Life Park Monday, March 31, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Welcome to the NCAA Final Four in North Texas. Enjoy all the parties in Dallas and Sundance Square in Fort Worth, but if you’re going to the games, they are not in Big D. They are at Jerry Jones’ billion-dollar stadium in Arlington, a town of about 370,000 people in between those two downtown's. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Kim Johnson Flodin

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Play in the Final Four starts today with the national semifinal games in Arlington, Texas. The opening game features the No. 1 overall seed Florida Gators squaring off against Connecticut. The Gators have won their last 30 games with the last defeat coming at the hands of the Huskies back on Dec. 2 in Storrs, Conn. Florida enters the game with wins over Albany, Pittsburgh, UCLA and Dayton. UConn advanced with wins over Saint Joseph’s, Villanova, Iowa State and Michigan State.

The second contest has Kentucky playing Wisconsin. The road to the Final Four for the Wildcats included wins over Kansas State, Wichita State, Louisville and Michigan while the Badgers advanced with victories over American, Oregon, Baylor and Arizona.

The winners will play for the national championship Monday night.

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