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.