Kentucky beats Michigan 75-72, earns Final Four spot

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Second round NCAA tournament action tips off Friday afternoon at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

Kentucky beat Michigan 75-72 Sunday to earn a spot in the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

Earlier in the day, Connecticut beat Michigan State 60-54 to move into the tournament semifinals.

The Final Four games will be played Saturday in Arlington, Texas. Florida will face Connecticut, and Wisconsin will play Kentucky.

The championship game will be played April 7.

On Saturday, Wisconsin beat Arizona 64-63 in the West Region, and Florida defeated Dayton 62-52 in the South Region to earn Final Four berths.

Violence broke out in Tucson Saturday night after the Wisconsin-Arizona game.

Several hundred people blocked a road on the University of Arizona campus, said police Sgt. Pete Dugan.

When they refused officers’ orders to disperse and began lobbing objects, police used pepper balls and canisters, Dugan said.

Police reported some damage to property. Those arrested were charged with resisting arrest, unlawful assembly and disorderly conduct.

By Ralph Ellis

CNN’s Joe Sutton contributed to this report.

1 Comment

  • Justin Burnell

    Reblogged this on THB Files and commented:
    I am total shocked that my favorite both teams from Michigan was defeated by some other college basketball teams. I rooted for MSU and Michigan Wolverines. I want both of them to win. I hope they better try their best in next time.

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