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Kentucky flavor to FInal Four

We know one thing for certain about the Final Four: One team from the Bluegrass State will play for the national championship.

Kentucky earned a Saturday meeting with Louisville by hammering Baylor 82-70 in the South Regional final.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 19 points and fellow freshman Anthony Davis had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the top-seeded Wildcats to their second straight appearance in the national semifinals.

Louisville scored a trip to New Orleans on Saturday, with a 72-68 victory over Florida in the West Regional final.

The Wildcats and Cardinals will be joined in New Orleans by Kansas and Ohio State.

One day after the Buckeyes advanced with a 77-70 win over top -seeded Syracuse in the East, the Jayhawks pounded top-seeded North Carolina 80-67 to win the Midwest Regional.

Tyshawn Taylor's 22 points led five Kansas players in double figures. Player of the year candidate Thomas Robinson contributed 18 points and nine rebounds.

It's the Jayhawks first appearance in the Final Four since 2008, when they captured the title.

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