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UConn Vs. Arizona: Kemba Walker Scores 20, Connecticut Reaches Final Four

Connecticut became the second team to reach the FInal Four bracket Saturday night, topping the Arizona Wildcats 65-63 in Elite Eight action. Star guard Kemba Walker scored 20 points and added seven assists and four rebounds to pace the Huskies, while freshman Jeremy Lamb picked up 19 with two steals. Jesse Perry and Derrick Williams were strong for the Wildcats in a losing effort, putting up 14 points and seven rebounds and 20 points and five, respectively. (For an updated NCAA Tournament Bracket reflecting the first half of Elite Eight action, click here.) 

UConn, who beat No. 2 San Diego State to reach the Elite Eight, will face the winner of tomorrow's UNC vs. Kentucky game in the FInal Four. The Butler Bulldogs were Saturday's other Final Four entrant, upsetting Florida 74-71 in their own Elite Eight contest; they'll face the winner of No. 1 Kansas's Sunday game against No. 11 VCU. 

The Final Four begins April 2; the winner of those two games will play in the national championship on April 4. Follow along here at SB Nation St. Louis or at SB Nation's NCAA basketball hub