Final Four 2013 Game Times: When and Where to Watch This Weekend's Action

Maxwell OgdenCorrespondent IIIApril 5, 2013

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 04:  Head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals speaks to the media during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four press conferences at Georgia Dome on April 4, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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As the 2013 NCAA tournament enters the stage of the Final Four, all eyes are prepared to be glued to the action. With legends preparing to be made and a national championship within reach, all involved are on the edges of their respective seats.

The question on every fan's mind is simple: When and where can you find this week's action?

For starters, both games will be played on Saturday, Apr. 6. On that day, the No. 1 Louisville Cardinals will play the No. 9 Wichita State Shockers and the No. 4 Syracuse Orange will take on the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines.

So where can you catch all of the action?



No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 9 Wichita State

Time: Saturday, Apr. 6 at 6:09 p.m. EDT


Records: Louisville Cardinals (33-5, 14-4 Big East) vs. Wichita State Shockers (30-8, 12-6 MVC)

Betting Line: Louisville (-10.5) via 


During our first of two Final Four games, the No. 1 Louisville Cardinals will take on the No. 9 Wichita State Shockers. According to, Louisville is a 10.5 point favorite.

The tournament we've seen thus far suggests it should be closer.

Wichita State enters this game on the heels of victories over No. 1 Gonzaga, No. 2 Ohio State, No. 8 Pittsburgh and No. 13 La Salle. They've been underdogs in all but one of those games.

For perspective, they defeated Gonzaga 76-70 and Ohio State 70-66.

As for Louisville, they come into this one in an emotional state after the gruesome injury sustained by sophomore guard Kevin Ware. With that being said, the Cardinals are the No. 1 overall seed for a reason.

With wins against No. 2 Duke, No. 8 Colorado State, No. 12 Oregon and No. 16 North Carolina A&T, Louisville has earned their place in the Final Four.

The question on everyone's mind is simple—who will emerge victorious? After weeks of grueling action, who will join the college basketball immortals?

Tune in to CBS on Saturday, Apr. 6 at 6:09 p.m. EDT to find out.



No. 4 Michigan vs. No. 4 Syracuse

Time: Saturday, Apr. 6 at 8:49 p.m. EDT


Records: Michigan Wolverines (30-7, 12-6 Big Ten) vs. Syracuse Orange (30-9, 11-7 Big East)

Betting Line: Michigan (-2) via 


If you're looking for elite point guard play, you need not look any further than this battle between the Michigan Wolverines and Syracuse Orange. With Naismith Award finalist Trey Burke taking on 6'5" lead guard Michael Carter-Williams, the NBA hype will be at a premium.

The question is, who will emerge victorious?

Michigan enters this game with one of the most impressive NCAA Tournament resumes remaining. They own victories over No. 1 Kansas, No. 3 Florida, No. 5 VCU and No. 13 South Dakota State.

In every round, they've had to face star players, elite coaches or both.

Syracuse, meanwhile, has held opponents to 45.8 points per game during the tournament by way of their 2-3 zone defense. They own wins over No. 1 Indiana, No. 3 Marquette, No. 12 California and No. 13 Montana.

If you're interested in seeing which team emerges victorious, tune in to CBS on Saturday, Apr. 6 at 8:49 p.m. EDT.