Mar 24, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes guard Aaron Craft (left) shoots after getting past Syracuse Orange forward Rakeem Christmas (25) in the first half of the finals in the east region of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament at TD Garden.
Ohio State players, including Aaron Craft (No. 4) and Evan Ravenel (No. 30) react with joy entering a timeout in the second half of the East Regional Final against Syracuse Saturday. The Buckeyes earned the trip to the Final Four with a 75-70 win.
Now you see it ...
Syracuse guard Dion Waiters (No. 3) passes the ball around Ohio State forward Evan Ravenel (No. 30) in the first half of Saturday's East Regional final. Waiters scored 9 points in 20 minutes off the bench in the Orange's 75-70 loss.
Whoa, look at the floating round thingie
Ohio State guard Aaron Craft (No. 4) seem mesmerized by the ball with Syracuse center Baye Keita (second from right) in the first half of Ohio State's 75-70 win.
Mar 24, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Syracuse Orange fans cheer in the first half of the finals in the east region of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament against the Ohio State Buckeyes at TD Garden.
Pardon me, sir
Ohio State guard Aaron Craft (left) shoots after getting past Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas (No. 25) in the first half Saturday. Craft was not much of a scorer Saturday with just 5 points, but he continued being a pest on both ends of the backcourt.
Ohio State guard Lenzelle Smith, Jr. (No. 32) dunks over Syracuse center Baye Keita (No. 12) and forward Kris Joseph (left) in the first half of Ohio State's 75-70 win Saturday. Smith scored 18 points vs. Syracuse, including three 3-pointers.
Tooting their own horns
Members of the Syracuse band perform prior to Saturday's East Regional final against Ohio State.
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Let's play Twister
Syracuse forward C.J. Fair (left) and Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger (No. 0) scrap for a rebound during the first half Saturday.
Do you see what I see?
Ohio State guard Lenzelle Smith, Jr. has a cut on his eye treated by a trainer in the first half of the finals against Syracuse. He returned shortly afterward and was unaffected.
Ohio State guard Lenzelle Smith, Jr. (bottom) reacts after getting a cut above his eye as teammates William Buford (No. 44) and Aaron Craft (No. 4) look on in the first half against Syracuse.
Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger (No. 0) and Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas (No. 25) leap for the opening tip of the East Region final Saturday at TD Garden in Boston.
Just passing through
Peyton Siva of Louisville passes the ball around Patric Young of Florida in the first half of Saturday's NCAA West regional final in Phoenix. Siva had 9 points and 8 assists before fouling out.
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To the rim
Florida's Patric Young goes up for a shot against Gorgui Dieng of Louisville Saturday. Louisville advanced to the Final Four with a 72-68 victory.
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Florida's Kenny Boynton tries his best to get a shot off against Louisville defender Gorgui Dieng.
Louisville point guard Peyton Siva tries to find some room to maneuver against Florida defenders Patric Young and Erik Murphy Saturday.
Elevator going up
Jared Swopshire of Louisville Cardinals shoots over Erik Murphy of Florida in the first half of Saturday's NCAA West Regional Final at US Airways Center in Phoenix.
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It's go time
The NCAA tournament's Elite Eight gets under way Saturday as Florida forward/center Patric Young and Louisville center Gorgui Dieng jump for the opening tip in Phoenix.
Teacher and pupil
Louisville coach Rick Pitino (right) hugs Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan before the game in the finals of the NCAA West region in Phoenix. Donovan played for Pitino at Providence in the late '80s, and later worked for him as an assistant coach.
Florida Gators players huddle before the game in the finals of the NCAA West region of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Louisville Cardinals center Gorgui Dieng (10) signs an autograph for a fan before the game Saturday in Phoenix.
The boys in the band
Florida Gators band members perform before the game in the finals of the west region of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament against the Louisville Cardinals at US Airways Center.