PHOENIX, AZ – Louisville is headed to the Final Four after outscoring Florida by 15 points over the final 10 minutes to rally for a 72-68 victory in the West Regional Final.
Russ Smith scored 19 points off the bench for the Cardinals, who also got 17 from freshman Chane Behanan. Erik Murphy and Bradley Beal each scored 14 for the Gators in defeat.
Louisville will face the winner of Sunday’s Kentucky-Baylor game next Saturday in New Orleans.
Dave Sims and Bill Frieder called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.
(Kenny Boynton hits to put Florida up 38-29)
(Chane Behanan gets the Cardinals to within 3)
(Patric Young jams it home to put the Gators up 54-46)
(Mike Rosario’s basket puts Florida up 62-52)
(Russ Smith’s three cuts it to 65-62)
(Behanan ties it at 66-66)
(Behanan scores again to put Louisville up 69-68)
(Florida has the ball down three with just seconds remaining)
(Louisville is going to the Final Four)
(Gorgui Dieng’s postgame interview)
(Rick Pitino’s postgame interview)
(Postgame recap from Dave Sims and Bill Frieder)
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