The Bears defeated Gonzaga 86-70 to win their first men's NCAA Tournament title and end the Bulldogs' quest for a perfect season.
The upcoming matchup was widely expected, and it will be highly-anticipated, as both teams have been ranked Nos. 1 and 2 all season.
Baylor (26-2) advances to face former Southwest Conference rival Houston in the national semifinal this weekend.
The Elite 8 will tip off Monday night with two games, and then two more on Tuesday to set the table for the Final Four. Here are the match ups.
Although three No. 1 seeds remain, there are still plenty of Cinderella teams dancing through March Madness this weekend. Sweet 16 games are Saturday and Sunday.
One top seed went down, a No. 2 team struggled to win, a No. 3 seed lost and a couple of Cinderellas will keep dancing into the Sweet 16 coming up.
The field of 68 teams is set, and games begin Thursday. Here are the seeds for all four regions of the 2021 edition of March Madness.
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Filling out brackets for March Madness is no exact science, but this formula follows the betting dollars and oddsmakers to create a top 16.
Also, seven national brands are not in either top 25 after Kansas fell from the rankings for the first time in 12 years.
Baylor (24-1), the No. 1 ranked team in the country and winners of 23-consecutive games, will host No. 3 Kansas (23-3), on Saturday in a game that could go a long way in determining the top seed in next month's NCAA tournament.
Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda was announced as the new head coach of Baylor on Thursday night, creating yet another big void for LSU as the offseason begins.
Georgia returns to the Sugar Bowl a year after losing to Texas, while Baylor could clinch a first 12-win season.
Two weeks after Oklahoma won a 34-31 shootout on the road against Baylor, the two conference rivals meet again with a Big 12 title on the line.
Championship Week begins on Friday night, when Utah and Oregon collide for the Pac-12 title, with a further nine games scheduled for Saturday.
Saturday's matchup in Waco could serve as the dress rehearsal for the Big 12 Championship Game and could determine both programs' CFP chances.
No. 12 Baylor returns from its bye week as one of the only nine teams left undefeated in the FBS and will look to improve to 8-0.
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"He may not have acted in the proper protocol but that would be my JOB at Southern Miss," Southern Miss Head Football Coach Jay Hopson said after his choice to hire ex-Baylor Head Coach Art Briles for offensive coordinator was denied by the university.
Baylor's football program has been hit by a series of scandals in recent years.
Jasmin Hernandez is suing the school, claiming it acted indifferently after she was raped by a football player.