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On The Menu: 2016 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Sunday

Four ACC teams will meet to determine which two will meet in Houston to provide half of next Monday's national championship game matchup.

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports


All games are streaming on March Madness Live.

All broadcast info is courtesy Fang's Bites.


The five remaining games of the 2016 NCAA Tournament will only be found on cable. With CBS's need to announce "For those of you tuning in for 60 Minutes..." not a concern for TBS, they've moved the games from the afternoon to the evening.

Midwest Regional Final - Chicago

Broadcast Team: Kevin Harlan/Reggie Miller/Dan Bonner//Lewis Johnson


No. 10 Syracuse Orange (22-13)
ACC at-large
No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers (29-7)
ACC at-large

Tip Time: 6:09 p.m.


Back on January 24th, the Cavaliers handled the Orange in Charlottesville, picking up a 73-65 victory in a game delayed a day by the East Coast winter storm. Hilariously, Virginia needed a frantic miracle finish to defeat Wake Forest two nights later in Winston-Salem—a result that led many people to ask if there was something wrong with Tony Bennett's team, particularly since they lost their first prior ACC road games to Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Florida State.

Obviously, Virginia has gotten back in gear since.

Both of these teams play slowly, ranking among the bottom 50 in KenPom's adjusted tempo rankings, with Virginia being dead last, at a measly 61.6 possessions per game. So, limiting errors and making the most of scoring opportunities will be crucial. The Cavaliers have an advantage in that department, which means the Orange's run as the 2016 NCAAs' villain will likely end tonight at the United Center.

East Regional Final - Philadelphia

Broadcast Team: Brian Anderson/Steve Smith//Dana Jacobson


No. 6 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (24-11)
ACC at-large
No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels (31-6)
ACC Regular Season and Tournament Champion

Tip Time: 8:49 p.m.


This is the rubber match for the pair. On February 6th, the Fighting Irish held on for an 80-76 home win that helped shore up their NCAA credentials. But in the first ACC Tournament semifinal on March 11th, the Tar Heels ran all over Notre Dame, with five players hitting double figures in a 78-47 rout. Honestly, with the way North Carolina has rolled through this tournament, particularly on offense, I don't have much hope for a close encounter in Philadelphia.

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