This weekend in Houston, Villanova takes on Oklahoma and North Carolina meets Syracuse in the Final Four of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament.

The two latter programs have recently been under the scrutiny of NCAA investigators — North Carolina for alleged academic fraud, and Syracuse for various infractions that led to ban on post-season play last year and the suspension of its longtime coach.

I spoke with sports radio host and columnist Lachlan McLean about the Final Four teams, and some of this week’s other sports news.

Listen in the player above.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."