Final Four 2011: VCU Basketball Looks To Make History Vs. Butler

VCU's journey in the 2011 NCAA Tournament has been memorable, historic and surprising, but it's also not over yet. The Rams look to make history and be the lowest NCAA Tournament seed ever to make the NCAA title game when they take on No. 8 seed Butler in the first game of the 2011 Final Four.

The game will take place at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, and will begin at 6:09 p.m. on CBS. Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg and Steve Kerr will announce the game.

While VCU has gone on a memorable run, Butler has shocked everyone too to get to this point. The Bulldogs have defeated four very good teams in dramatic fashion, winning three of them in the final seconds or in overtime. Their run began when Matt Howard's layup gave them a two-point win over No. 9 Old Dominion in the second round, then continued with a wild 71-70 upset of No. 1 seed Pittsburgh in the second round. After surviving a late rally to defeat No. 4 seed Wisconsin, Butler punched its ticket to the Final Four be defeating No. 2 seed Florida in overtime.

Either way, a mid-major will be represented in the NCAA title game, going up against one of two traditional powers in UConn and Kentucky. Will it be VCU?

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