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The shot heard around the world, the ‘Hoos are in Minneapolis and more about the Final Four

It’s go time, baby.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-South Regional-Purdue vs Virginia Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

HELLO HUMANS. TOMORROW IS THE FINAL FOUR. VIRGINIA PLAYS AUBURN IN THE PROGRAM’S FIRST FINAL FOUR SINCE 1984. YES, I AM INTERNET YELLING, YES, I AM THIS EXCITED.

Anyways, March Madness is coming to an end. To prepare you for the final weekend, we brought you the complete preview of Auburn vs. Virginia, a look at Mamadi Diakite’s postseason success, a look at Tony Bennett and the team’s arrival in Minneapolis and much more on the site. Here’s what’s happening around the corner ahead of Saturday’s 6 p.m. tip.

Perspective | Kihei Clark’s pass, a play Virginia won’t forget, was one no one saw coming (Washington Post)

Kihei Clark’s miraculous dish to Mamadi Diakite took Virginia into overtime against Purdue in the Elite Eight. It wasn’t something anyone could plan for but man, what a pass.

Where Were You When? An Oral History of the Shot Heard ‘Round the World (UVAToday)

We’d be willing to bet you won’t forget where you watched the ‘Hoos advance. Where will you be for the Final Four?

Final Four 2019: Five reasons why Virginia will win the NCAA Tournament Championship (CBS Sports)

The only reason you need to know: it’s destiny (CBS’s words, not mine). Just kidding, the talent that lies among Ty Jerome, Kyle Guy, De’Andre Hunter and the rest of the team is also a good reason.

Team-by-team look at this year’s Final Four (The Daily Progress)

Your Virginia Cavaliers are the only No. 1 seed remaining. No. 5 Auburn, No. 3 Texas Tech and No. 2 Michigan State fill out the Final Four field. Here’s a bit about each.

Ask an opposing beat writer: Virginia meets Auburn in the Final Four (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

The Times-Dispatch talked to former Virginia beat writer Sam Blum–who now covers Auburn–ahead of this weekend’s NCAA tournament clash in Minneapolis.

TOTD:

RIP to Duke’s season but more importantly, RIP to all the Zion Williamson storylines. Call ‘em out, Chris Long.

Oh, and if you’ve ever wondered what Kyle, Ty or Dre in a band would be like, this one’s for you.