Kentucky tops Louisville 74-69 in Midwest Regional

Kentucky tops Louisville 74-69 in Midwest Regional

Kentucky tops Louisville 74-69 in Midwest Regional

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 29, 2014 at 12:39 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 31 at 12:30 PM

   INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer with 39 seconds left to give Kentucky the go-ahead points Friday night in a 74-69 victory in the Midwest Regional over in-state rival Louisville.
 
   Harrison, Julius Randle and Dakari Johnson, all finished with 15 points for the eighth-seeded Wildcats (27-10), who will play Michigan in Sunday's regional final.

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   Fourth-seeded Louisville (31-6) got 23 points from senior Russ Smith, who missed a late 3 with a chance to tie.
 
   The Wildcats, who start five freshmen, led for a grand total of 65 seconds and took the lead for the last time when Randle found Harrison in the corner and Harrison spotted up and swished the shot for a 70-68 lead.
 

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