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 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.