Harrison made four 3-pointers in the final eight-plus minutes for
all 12 of his points as eighth-seeded Kentucky (28-10) advances to
the Final Four and will face Wisconsin in Saturday's national
semifinals. Julius Randle had 16 points and 11 rebounds, James Young
scored 13 points and Marcus Lee added 10.
Nik Stauskas scored 24 points for second-seeded Michigan (28-9) but
his last-second midcourt 3-pointer was off the mark. Glenn Robinson
III added 14 points and Jordan Morgan had 11 for the Wolverines, who
were attempting to reach the Final Four for the second straight
The Wolverines held a 55-51 lead after Jon Horford's dunk with 11:34
to play before going more than 5 1/2 minutes without a point while
the Wildcats rolled off 11 straight to take a seven-point lead.
Harrison's third 3-pointer gave Kentucky a 72-67 edge with two
minutes to play before Michigan used a 3-pointer by Robinson and a putback credited to Morgan to tie it prior to Harrison's
Michigan had a 32-22 lead after a basket by Stauskas with just over
five minutes left in the first half before the Wildcats answered
with a 10-2 burst and later knotted the score at 37 on Randle's
basket just prior to the end of the half. Kentucky opened the second
half strong to take a six-point lead before the Wolverines rattled
off a 16-6 surge to take a four-point advantage.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Kentucky C Willie Cauley-Stein (ankle) sat out after
being injured in Friday's victory over Louisville. … The Wildcats
were 7-of-11 from 3-point range and held a 35-24 rebounding
advantage. … Randle has 24 double-doubles, most in the nation.
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