UConn holds on for 56-55 win over Kentucky

(AP) - Kemba Walker scored 18 points Saturday night tohelp Connecticut keep its remarkable postseason run going with a56-55 victory over Kentucky that placed the

HOUSTON - (AP) - Kemba Walker scored 18 points Saturday night tohelp Connecticut keep its remarkable postseason run going with a56-55 victory over Kentucky that placed the Huskies one win awayfrom their third, and most improbable, NCAA title.

UConn won despite not making a field goal over the final 2:29.

Trailing by two with the clock ticking down, DeAndre Liggins hada chance to win it for Kentucky, but his 3-pointer came up short -the end of a 34-percent shooting night for the fourth-seededWildcats (29-9).

Walker also had seven assists, as UConn (31-9) won its 10th gamein a row - a string that began with a five-win-in-five-nightleg-drainer at the Big East tournament and now includes fivestraight in the tournament that really matters.

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