Great Britain 6, Norway 5
Britain and Norway followed up their close round-robin match with a classic tiebreaker that ended with David Murdoch's come-from-behind two-point takeout in the final end.
The British skip Murdoch made his superb double takeout with his shot in the 10th end to leave two British stones nearest to the button for the win.
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Norway and Britain came out of the preliminary schedule with 5-4 records, forcing a tiebreaker.
Britain lost a tiebreaker at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, where Norway won the silver medal.
WATCH THE REPLAY: Tiebreaker -- Norway faces Great Britain
Norway's elimination leaves the tournament without its biggest crowd-pleasers, with Thomas Ulsrud's rink earning global recognition for wearing flamboyant pants during games.
RELATED: Norway discusses origins of its famous pants
Here is how the semifinals shape up:
Sweden (1) vs. Great Britain (4) -- 10 a.m. ET Wednesday
Canada (2) vs. China (3) -- !0 a.m. ET Wednesday
Both semifinal matches will stream live on NBCOlympics.comMore to come.
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