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Michigan vs. Syracuse, 2013 Final Four: Game time, TV schedule and more

The Final Four game between Michigan and Syracuse provides a classic offense-vs.-defense matchup.

Gregory Shamus

The No. 3 Michigan Wolverines and No. 4 Syracuse Orange square off in the Final Four of the 2013 NCAA Tournament on Saturday for a berth in the National Championship game.

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The Wolverines got to the national semifinal round by defeating South Dakota State, VCU, Kansas and Florida. Mitch McGary's emergence has been vital to Michigan's success. He leads the Wolverines with 17.5 points per game, more than 10 points higher than his season average. McGary also leads all players with 46 total rebounds in the tournament, good for 11.5 per contest.

McGary and Trey Burke, who is tops among tournament players in total assists, will face their strongest defensive opponent to date. Syracuse has held its four tournament foes — Montana, California, Indiana and Marquette — to a combined 28.9-percent clip from the field, best among all teams in the Big Dance. The Orange kept three of those teams under the 50-point mark while employing their signature 2-3 zone defense.

Game time, TV: 8:49 p.m. ET, CBS/March Madness Live

Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Ga.

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