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The Kansas Jayhawks (31-6) and Ohio State Buckeyes (31-7) have both reached the Final Four as No. 2 seeds in the 2012 NCAA Tournament and will now battle it out on Saturday in New Orleans for a chance to play in the championship game.

Las Vegas oddsmakers have established the Buckeyes as two-point favorites, which isn't surprising due to their 77-70 win over the Syracuse Orange in the Elite Eight on Saturday.

Ohio State has covered three of four games in the Big Dance up to this point and total bettors will find that each contest went "over" the posted total.

Revenge will certainly be a significant storyline in the "Big Easy," as the Buckeyes will be seeking payback from an earlier 78-67 defeat to the Jayhawks as 1.5-point road underdogs on Dec. 10.

The fourth-seeded Louisville Cardinals will also possess this type of motivation when taking on the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on the other side of the bracket.

Kansas took care of business against an out-...

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