Your Second Elite Eight Open Thread

Virginia Commonwealth and Kansas will play for the right to face Butler in the Final Four next Saturday. The winner of Kentucky/North Carolina will draw UConn. Let the games begin.

VCU vs. Kansas: Five reasons each team will win on Sunday [Times-Dispatch]

A Rivalry of Elites and Sharp Elbows [New York Times]

In Newark, a basketball world born from the streets [Newark Star-Ledger]

(Photo H/T Negativo)