Kentucky, UConn advance

Kentucky, UConn advance

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 30: Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates with teammates Julius Randle #30 and Dakari Johnson #44 after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72 in the midwest regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 30, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on April 6, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Updated Sunday, Apr 6 at 3:02 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Aaron Harrison is making a habit of bailing out the Kentucky Wildcats.
 
   The Wildcats are in Monday's NCAA title game near Dallas after Harrison drained a three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left in a 74-73 win over No. 2 Wisconsin. Harrison scored just five points before taking a pass from his brother, Andrew, and hitting a shot in the same area where he canned game-winners in the Wildcats' previous two wins.
 
   Harrison hit a go-ahead three in the final minute of Kentucky's win over Louisville in the regional semifinals, two days before draining a trey with 2.3 seconds left to beat Michigan.
 
   Harrison's latest game-winner came shortly after Traevon (TRAY'-vahn) Jackson hit two of three free throws after he was fouled behind the arc by Andrew Harrison with one second left on the shot clock. Jackson had another chance to win it for the Badgers, but he missed a jumper as time expired.
 
   James Young scored a game-high 17 points for the Wildcats, while Julius Randle added 16.
 
   Sam Dekker and Ben Brust each had 15 points for the Badgers, but Frank Kaminsky finished with just eight after scoring 27 in the regional finals.
 
   The outcome sets up a final pitting the No. 8 Wildcats against No. 7 Connecticut, the highest combined seed total for a national championship game since seeding began in 1979.

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