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Wisconsin wins OT thriller against Arizona, advances to Final Four

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ANAHEIM, CA- The Wisconsin Badgers are headed to the Final Four for the first time since 2000 after a thrilling victory over top-seeded Arizona Saturday.
 
Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson tied the contest at 54-54 with 36 seconds remaining in the second half.

Neither team was able to score again, sending the West Region Semifinal into overtime.

Nick Johnson had the ball for Arizona with a chance to win it but could not get a shot off before the final buzzer.

Johnson led Arizona with 16 points while teammate Aaron Gordon contributed a team high 18 rebounds.

Wisconsin's Frank Kiminsky finished with 28 points and 11 rebounds to send the Wildcats to the Final Four for the first time under head coach Bo Ryan. The victory was the 704th of Ryan's career.
 
Wisconsin will face the winner of number eight seed Kentucky and number two seed Michigan.

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