Badgers off to Final Four following win in OT classic

Badgers off to Final Four following win in OT classic
March 29, 2014, 10:30 pm
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Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Wisconsin bumped and grinded its way into the Final Four.

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona in the West Region final Saturday night.

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The Badgers (30-7) advanced to their first Final Four appearance since 2000 on Saturday night and first for 69-year-old coach Bo Ryan, who earned his 704th career victory.

Nick Johnson had the ball with a chance to win, but he missed a shot that came just after the buzzer for Arizona (33-5), the top-seeded team that has yet to win a West Region final in Anaheim in four tries. Johnson led the Wildcats with 16 points, and Aaron Gordon had 18 rebounds in the relentlessly physical game.