Following Butler's lead, the UConn Huskies also booked a trip to the Final Four in the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The Huskies held off the Arizona Wildcats, 65-63.
Kemba Walker led UConn with 20 points, seven assists and four rebounds. Jeremy Lamb also proved pivotal in this game with 19 points and four rebounds. Shabazz Napier contributed greatly off the bench with 10 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 30 minutes.
Arizona's Derrick Williams didn't have any last-second heroics as he did in previous games. He and Jamelle Horne each missed a three-point shot to potentially win the game in the last 10 seconds of the game. Horne, however, did make the three to bring the game within two points.
Williams finished with 20 points, but made only 1-of-6 threes. Solomon Hill pulled down 10 rebounds. They did outrebound the Huskies, 39-28.
The Huskies will face the winner of North Carolina-Kentucky.
You can view the current 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket here at SB Nation.