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Xavier stuns ’Cats

Mar 24, 2017

(Reuters) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points and fed Sean O’Mara for the winning layup with 54 seconds remaining as 11th-seeded Xavier upset second-seeded Arizona 73-71 on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament West Region semifinals at SAP Center.

The Musketeers (24-13) scored the final nine points, including five by Malcolm Bernard and two by Bluiett, to earn an Elite Eight matchup with top-seeded Gonzaga on Saturday. The winner advances to its first Final Four.

The Wildcats’ Allonzo Trier scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, and Arizona took a 71-64 lead.

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