Frank Kaminsky powers Wisconsin over Arizona in OT

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Anaheim, CA, United States (4E Sports) – Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Wisconsin Badgers in an overtime win over the Arizona Wildcats, 64-63 Saturday at Honda Center.

Traevon Jackson added 10 points to earn the No. 2 seed Wisconsin (30-7) a spot in the Final Four.

Arizona took an eight point lead at 22-14 and 28-20 late in the first half.

Wisconsin slowly chipped away and tied the game at 34-all after a Kaminsky 3-point jumper.

A Bronson Koenig jumper gave Wisconsin the lead for the first time with 15:13 left in regulation.

Wisconsin led by as much 41-36 but Arizona quickly tied the game after a T.J. McConnell 3-pointer and a Rondae Hollis-Jefferson tip in.

Neither team went up by more than three points the rest of regulation.

Kaminsky’s jumper and a free throw by Josh Gasser gave Wisconsin a 62-59 lead. Tarczewski’s two free throws and Jordin Mayes’ tip-in drew the Wildcats to 64-63 with 58 seconds left.

On the final play, Nick Johnson had the ball with a chance to win, but he missed a shot that launched just after the buzzer for Arizona (33-5).

Johnson had 16 points and Aaron Gordon collected 18 rebounds to lead Arizona.

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