Updated for the Final Four! Want to know who will win it all? Wondering how the Cinderella story will end? WhatIfSports.com presents Bracket Preview, the quick and simple breakdown you need to perfect your picks. WhatIfSports played through the NCAA Tournament from the actual Final Four on 10,000 times by plugging every stat it could get its hands on into the site's award-winning simulation engine. Scores and recaps from the semifinal and championship games are below. To read the game story, play-by-play and boxscore, please click on "View Full Recap."

To view the chance of each team winning, please go to the Final Four page.

Final Four

#2Michigan St. (30-7) 70
#1Connecticut (32-4) 76

Playing just seven players, UConn disappoints the Detroit crowd at Ford Field with a second half rally that puts the Huskies in the national championship game and ends Michigan State's impressive tournament run. Hasheem Thabeet leads all scorers with 17 points in the 76-70 win.

Final Four

#3Villanova (30-8) 80
#1North Carolina (33-4) 89

Despite playing ugly for the first thirty minutes, Ty Lawson and the favored, one-seed UNC Tar Heels close on a 29-10 run to come back from a six-point halftime deficit and win the second national semifinal game over surprising three-seed Villanova by a score of 89-80.


#1North Carolina (34-4) 83
#1Connecticut (32-5) 82

The NCAA Tournament Championship game between two one-seeds matches its heavyweight fight hype with a one-point win featuring a last-second, game-winning shot. Add Ty Lawson to the conversation with Lorenzo Charles, Michael Jordan and Keith Smart as he leads UNC to an 83-82 victory.

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