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It appears the NCAA is telling us who is in the Final Four, when only one team is in already

This headline was up before Michigan beat Florida State. I took the screenshot at 10:31 eastern time last night. They seem to be telling us Texas Tech vs Kansas is the other match up even though it hasn't been played yet!!


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