NCAA Tournament History: The 20 Greatest Finishes in Elite Eight History

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NCAA Tournament History: The 20 Greatest Finishes in Elite Eight History

There is something special about the Saturday-Sunday games that take place on the second weekend of the NCAA tournament.

Granted, it is not the final set of games in the NCAA tournament, but there is a finality to the regional finals, a sense of closure a team feels when it has advanced to the Final Four.

Throughout the years, we've seen our share of exciting games take place in the Elite Eight, from Duke-Kentucky (1992) and Arizona-Illinois (2005) to Butler-Florida last weekend.

This list recounts some of the greatest moments we've seen in regional finals over the years, from 1979-present. (1979 was the year in which the Selection Committee began seeding teams in the NCAA Tournament.)

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