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Friday, March 30, 2012

NCAA Tournament: Can Anyone Beat Kentucky?

Kentucky's Terrence Jones (3) heads to the hoop as Baylor's Anthony Jones defends during the second half of an NCAA tournament South Regional finals college basketball game in Atlanta. (AP)

College basketball’s final four match-ups get underway Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, and fans are wondering if anyone can take down Kentucky, who will play the University of Louisville in game one.

The other duel is between Ohio State and Kansas. These four teams have appeared in the final four 49 times and own 13 NCAA titles between them.


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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.