Luke Maye helps send UNC to the Final Four


North Carolina advanced to its 20th Final Four on Sunday after a 75-73 win over 2 seed Kentucky. The team did so in dramatic fashion, too.

Kentucky’s Malik Monk, whom UNC held to 12 points on 10 field-goal attempts, came off a screen and drained a three-pointer with 10 seconds left that tied the game at 73. Theo Pinson, however, drove the length of the floor and found a wide-open Luke Maye.

Maye wasted no time, and connected on a long two-point field goal that gave UNC a two-point lead with just three-tenths of a second left.

Following a Derek Willis turnover on the ensuring inbounds, North Carolina had the game won. Maye finished with 17 points, which is a career highJustin Jackson led the Tar Heels with 19 points; Kennedy Meeks added 17 rebounds.


Up next: The Desert

For the second straight season, North Carolina moves on the the Final Four. UNC will play No. 3 seed Oregon next Saturday in Phoenix. Oregon, winner of 33 games, advanced to the Final Four with a win over Kansas last Saturday night. Tip-off is slated for 8:49 p.m.