UConn Survives Arizona, Advances To Final Four
The Connecticut Huskies held on to defeat the Arizona Wildcats, 65-63, on Saturday, to win the West regional and advance to the FINAL Four, in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.
Kemba Walker #15, and Alex Oriakhi #34 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Arizona Wildcats as Lamont Jones #12 looks on during the west regional final of the 2011 NCAA men’s basketball tournament at the Honda Center on March 26, 2011 in Anaheim, California.
With nine pressure-packed victories in 19 days, Connecticut has been on an exhausting sprint through the postseason for nearly three weeks now.
Turns out Kemba Walker and his Huskies aren’t slowing down until they get to Houston.
Walker scored 20 points, freshman Jeremy Lamb added 19 and Connecticut earned its second Final Four berth in three years, beating Arizona 65-63 Saturday to win the West regional.