Kentucky Advances To Elite Eight

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KANSAS CITY, Missouri (WBKO) --- Tyler Herro hit a 3-point field goal with 25.8 seconds then converted on two late free throws to lead Kentucky to a 62-58 victory over Houston in an NCAA Tournament Midwest Region semifinal game Friday night in Kansas City.

The two-seed Wildcats advance to Sunday's Midwest Region final and will face SEC rival Auburn, which defeated North Carolina in the first region semifinal in Kansas City.

Herro led Wildcats with 19 points. PJ Washington returned from a foot injury and added 16 points.

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