Definition of Final Four in English:

Share this entry

Final Four


The four teams that qualify for the championship round in the annual NCAA men’s or women’s college basketball tournament.
Example sentences
  • He wasn't good in this year's NCAA Tournament, but he led a Final Four team in scoring and has great athletic potential.
  • Much of the enthusiasm regarding KU's potential to repeat as a Final Four team waned as the result of star junior forward Drew Gooden's departure for the NBA.
  • And, lest we forget, Gonzaga, which is currently ranked sixth and looking like a Final Four team, plays not in a power league but in the West Coast Conference.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Fi·nal Four

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.