Herro hit a 3-pointer with 25.8 seconds left to give second-seeded Kentucky the lead after Houston had erased a double-digit deficit, and the Wildcats escaped their Midwest Regional semifinal with a 62-58 win Friday night.
Bryce Brown is stealing the show in the second half, as his 22 points have given Auburn its biggest lead of the game. It was enough to nullify an outstanding double-double performance from Kentucky's PJ Washington, who finished with a game-high 28 points and 13 rebounds. Bruce Pearl has coached in the Elite Eight once before, in 2010 with Tennessee, but has never been to a Final Four. When he caught it, I said, 'Drive the ball, drive the ball, ' " Calipari said.
'Fresh' City have eyes on quadruple, admits Guardiola
City racked up their 11th win in their last 12 outings in all competitions, leapfrogging rivals Liverpool to top the pile. They surprised me again, the first 15-20 minutes was exceptional. "We will see tomorrow, maybe the day after tomorrow".
Auburn ran away in the overtime to outscore Kentucky 17-11, but that was not the case in the waning minutes of the second half. Four consecutive free throws gave the Wildcats the lead with just over two minutes left.
The second-seeded Cats will advance to the Midwest Regional final to face SEC rival Auburn on Sunday at 2:20 p.m. ET. The Mableton, Georgia native put the game away going a ideal 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the extra period.
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A total of 189 people died in that Lion Air crash out of Indonesia on October 29, 2018, when the plane nose-dived into the ocean. Such a malfunction is believed to have been at play in the Lion Air crash after a sensor was poorly maintained.
The Wildcats were in control most of the first half and took a commanding lead into halftime. Playing through pain, Washington scored 16 points and had a crucial blocked shot late in the game. His studio spot was decked out in Auburn paraphernalia for every Auburn game day. Auburn isn't always pretty, but the Tigers are finding different ways to win games and are lighting up the scoreboard offensively in the process.
The Cougars (33-4) got 20 points from junior guard Armoni Brooks, who made six of 12 shots from beyond the 3-point arc. "We had a lot of good looks throughout the game". The Tigers players and fans got an additional boost when Okeke was wheeled to the end of the bench during a TV timeout.
Dhaka fire under control, Sri Lankan among the dead
The fire was the latest in a country where crowding, flouted building regulations and safety norms have made deadly blazes common. The FR Tower building, situated in the Banani district of Dhaka , reportedly consists of offices and a restaurant.
When it was all said and done, they went 17-of-37 from deep. Auburn could have won the game in regulation, but Horace Spencer missed a hard three-point shot on the final possession. And when Ashton Hagans scored for Kentucky, it was Anfernee McLemore who added back-to-back baskets that forced the Wildcats to play catch-up.