The No. 2 seeded Kansas Jayhawks defeated the No. 1 seeded North Carolina Tar Heels 80-67 and advance to the Final Four. The first half of this game saw both teams shooting well over 50 percent from the field and being knotted up at 47 at the half.
In the second half, both teams offenses started to cool off but Kansas was able to pull away against North Carolina. Kansas had quite a few chances to put North Carolina away but it was not until they went on a 12-0 run late in the game to secure the victory.
Kansas was led by Tyshawn Taylor led all scorers with 22 points, plus he also had six rebounds, five assists and five steals to help Kansas advance to the Final Four.
Kansas has all five starters score in double figures with with Thomas Robinson scoring 15 points and nine rebounds and Jeff Withey scoring 15 points, grabbing eight rebounds to go along with three blocked shots.
Kansas now moves onto face the Ohio St. Buckeyes in the Final Four in New Orleans.
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