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What channel is Baylor vs. Houston on in the present day? Time, TV schedule for 2021 Last 4 recreation

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Two Lone Star State groups set on returning to former glory will make up the primary Last 4 matchup of the 2021 NCAA Match.

The matchup between Houston (Midwest 2 seed) and Baylor (South 1 seed) could be attention-grabbing sufficient by itself for those who centered solely on the Texas supremacy angle; fortunately for March Insanity followers, the gamers and coaches on each groups present nice storylines that solely add to the intrigue of the matchup.

Take into account Houston, a staff that has not made the Last 4 for the reason that Phi Slama Jama days within the mid-Eighties. The Cougars would love nothing greater than to increase their NCAA Match keep in honor of these gamers who took the NCAA Match — and faculty basketball — by storm. Then there’s coach Kelvin Sampson, whose street right here was built brick by brick after he left faculty for six years. Quentin Grimes, a former one-and-done candidate whose early profession at Kansas did not play out as he wished, however that regardless has found him among college basketball’s elite.

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Baylor, in the meantime, was as soon as thought-about on the identical tier as No. 1 general seed Gonzaga and a possible undefeated candidate — earlier than COVID-19 disrupted their season. The Bears have two losses this season, however are nonetheless thought-about to be on a collision course with the Bulldogs, if they will get previous Houston first. A resurgent defense makes it all of the extra doubtless that collision occurs. It will even be the staff’s first championship berth since 1948.

This is hoping the staff’s play on Saturday matches the unimaginable storylines prevalent on this matchup. Till then, this is every little thing it’s essential to watch Baylor vs. Houston within the first Last 4 recreation, together with time, date, location, up to date betting odds and extra:

What channel is Baylor vs. Houston on tonight?

CBS, which has unique broadcast rights for the 2021 Last 4, will air each Baylor-Houston and Gonzaga-UCLA on Saturday.

Baylor vs. Houston begin time

  • Date: Saturday, April 3
  • Time: 5:14 p.m. ET | 2:14 p.m. PT

The Last 4 recreation between Baylor and Houston is scheduled to tip off at 5:14 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 3.

The place is the Last 4 in 2021?

  • Location: Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis)

Lucas Oil Stadium will function the Last 4 web site for the third time since 2010. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic compelled the 2021 NCAA Match to be performed fully within the state of Indiana, the venue additionally was used as early as the primary spherical to host video games.

March Insanity will transfer to New Orleans in 2022, Houston in 2023, Phoenix in 2024 and San Antonio in 2025 earlier than returning to Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium in 2026. Beneath are the total dates for the Last 4 in every of the subsequent 5 seasons.

Yr Host metropolis Venue Dates
2022 New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome April 2, 4
2023 Houston NRG Stadium April 1, 3
2024 Glendale, Ariz. State Farm Stadium April 6, 8
2025 San Antonio Alamodome April 5, 7
2026 Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium April 4, 6

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Baylor vs. Houston odds to win Last 4 matchup

Baylor opened as a five-point favourite over Houston, and the road has stayed constant as the sport approaches. The Bears have had a barely extra taxing street to the Last 4, beating three straight single-digit seeds to succeed in the nationwide semifinal. The Cougars, in the meantime, had been paired in opposition to the 15, 10, 11 and 12 seeds. Whether or not which means Baylor is extra battle-tested or weary stays to be seen.

Beneath is unfold, over/beneath and moneyline for Baylor-Houston as of midday ET on Wednesday, March 31:

  • Unfold: Baylor (-5)
  • Over/beneath: 135
  • Moneyline: Baylor -200, Houston +175

Baylor NCAA Match 2021 file

Date Spherical Opponent (area seed) Outcome
Friday, March 19 Spherical 1 Hartford (South 16 seed) W, 79-55
Sunday, March 21 Spherical 2 Wisconsin (South 9 seed) W, 76-63
Saturday, March 27 Candy 16 Villanova (South 5 seed) W, 62-51
Monday, March 29 Elite Eight Arkansas (South 3 seed) W, 81-72
Saturday, April 3 Last 4 Houston (Midwest 2 seed) TBD

Houston NCAA Match 2021 file

Date Spherical Opponent (area seed) Outcome
Friday, March 19 Spherical 1 Cleveland State (Midwest 15 seed) W, 87-56
Sunday, March 21 Spherical 2 Rutgers (Midwest 10 seed) W, 63-60
Saturday, March 27 Candy 16 Syracuse (Midwest 11 seed) W, 62-46
Monday, March 29 Elite Eight Oregon State (Midwest 12 seed) W, 67-61
Saturday, April 3 Last 4 Baylor (South 1 seed) TBD

Baylor vs. Houston information from Sporting Information

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