NEW ORLEANS — The men’s Final Four features four blue bloods in the bayou.
Among them, Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Villanova have won a combined 17 N.C.A.A. Division I men’s basketball championships.
North Carolina is playing in its 21st Final Four — the most of any men’s program
while Duke (17) and Kansas (16) are among the all-time leaders. Villanova, which has reached seven Final Fours,
is shooting for its third championship since 2016 under Coach Jay Wright.
Here’s what to watch for in Saturday’s national semifinals: Kansas vs. Villanova, 6:09 p.m. Eastern, TBS
Big things were expected of Remy Martin when he transferred to Kansas from Arizona State before the season.
The 6-foot senior guard from Burbank, Calif., was named the Big 12 preseason player of the year
because he had been a three-time all-Pac 12 selection and had led the Pac 12 last season with 19.1 points per game,
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including an average of 21.5 points per game in conference play.