Coming into this game, Kentucky knew that it was going to have to get a big performance out of someone defensively against Ohio State's Jared Sullinger. Enter Josh Harrellson for the Wildcats. Harrellson finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds but was instrumental in making things difficult for Sullinger inside.
Brandon Knight didn't have the game he had against West Virginia but he hit the biggest shot of the game for Kentucky burying a pull up jump shot with just 5.4 seconds remaining providing the Wildcats with their winning margin.
DeAndre Liggins added 15 points for Kentucky while Knight finished with nine. Sullinger led Ohio State with 21 points and 16 rebounds. John Diebler added 16 for the Buckeyes.
Kentucky's defensive effort was key in pulling the upset. The Wildcats held Ohio State to just 33% shooting while also blocking 11 shots in the game.
The Wildcats advance to the Elite Eight where they will take on North Carolina on Sunday.