NCAA Bracket 2012 And Schedule: Elite Eight Games Begin On Saturday

The 2012 NCAA Tournament is down to the No. 1 Syracuse Orange, No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats, No.1 North Carolina Tar Heels, No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks, No. 2 Ohio St. Buckeyes, No. 3 Baylor Bears, No. 4 Louisville Cardinals and No. 7 Florida Gators. Each team has a shot at the Final Four, and for a look at their journey so far, check out the entire tournament landscape is reflected in our updated printable 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket (PDF).

The first two teams to land in the Final Four will come from the East and West Regionals. In the first game of the day, the No. 7 Florida Gators take on the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals out west. The second matchup pits the No. 2 Ohio St. Buckeyes against the top-seeded Syracuse Orange in the east.

Here is a look at today's schedule:

Saturday, March 23

West Region

No. 7 Florida Gators vs. No. 4 Louisville Cardinals, 3:30 p.m. CT, CBS

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, and Len Elmore

East Region

No. 2 Ohio St. Buckeyes vs. No. 1 Syracuse Orange , 6:05 p.m. CT, CBS
Announcers: Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery

For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub. There you'll find a complete printable NCAA Tournament bracket and tons of analysis on who was snubbed, who got the best bracket and who will make it all the way to New Orleans and the Final Four.

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