NCAA Men's Basketball

Maye's shot sends UNC back to Final Four

(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a year ago.

And this time, they made the last shot.

Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college basketball's elite in the South Regional.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga36-1
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-5
6 North Carolina30-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-5
10 Louisville25-9
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Arizona32-5
3 Kansas31-5
4 Kentucky32-5
5 North Carolina30-7
6 Duke28-9
7 Louisville25-9
8 Gonzaga36-1
9 Oregon33-5
10 Florida27-8
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