Back to the Final Four

While UCLA has made three consecutive Final Four appearances, Memphis made the Final Four for the first time since 1985, but that appearance was wiped from the record books because of rules violations. Their previous appearance was a memorable one. Memphis – then known as Memphis State – and UCLA played for the national championship in 1973. That was the game were Bill Walton made 21 of 22 field goals and scored 44 points.

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Jill Painter is a sports columnist for the Los Angeles News Group, covering everything from the Dodgers, Lakers, Clippers, USC, UCLA, Kings, golf and all human interest stories in sports.