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South Carolina beats Florida to reach Final Four

Gamecocks held on down the stretch to beat 4-seed Florida 77-70

NEW YORK – South Carolina has completed its surprise run to the Final Four.

The seventh-seeded Gamecocks held on down the stretch to beat 4-seed Florida 77-70 in the East Region final in New York.

The Gamecocks' tournament run included upsets of 2-seed Duke -- the preseason No. 1-ranked team -- and 3-seed Baylor. 

South Carolina joins Gonzaga and Oregon in the national semifinals. Kentucky and North Carolina meet later Sunday to determine the last spot in Phoenix.