John Calipari has taken his third different school to the Final Four as Kentucky held on over North Carolina by a score of 76-69. Kentucky led by eight at halftime before Carolina came storming back in the second half. The Wildcats were able to withstand the charge thanks to the play of Brandon Knight.
Knight had an excellent all around game with 22 points, seven rebounds, and four assists for the Wildcats who had five different players score in double figures. Josh Harrellson and DeAndre Liggins each added 12 points while Josh Harrellson and Terrence Jones had 11.
Tyler Zeller once again led the Tar Heels with 21 points and nine rebounds. Harrison Barnes added 18 for Carolina.
It was Kentucky 's long range shooting that was the difference in this game as the Wildcats were 12-22 from three point range while North Carolina was just 3-16.
Kentucky advances to the Final Four in Houston where they will take on Jim Calhoun's Connecticut Huskies.