NCAA Final Four 2012, Ohio State Vs. Kansas Final Score: Jayhawks Win Thriller, 64-62

Junior forward Thomas Robinson scored a game-high 19 to points Saturday to help the Kansas Jayhawks earn a thrilling 64-62 victory over the Ohio St. Buckeyes in the NCAA Tournament Semifinal contest in New Orleans, LA. The Jayhawks overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to advance to the National Championship Game, where they will face the Kentucky Wildcats on Monday (9:23 p.m. ET on CBS).

Trailing 59-56 with 2:22 remaining in the game, Kansas used a 6-0 run to earn a 62-59 lead with 1:08 to go. From there, the Jayhawks used defense and a two free throws from Tyshawn Tyalor (10 points) to cement a trip to the title game for the first time since 2008, when they defeated the John Calipari-led Memphis Tigers.

The Buckeyes were paced by senior guard guard William Buford's 19 points, while sophomore center Jared Sullinger netted scored 13 points and collected 11 rebounds in probably his final game in a Ohio State uniform.

For more on the 2012 NCAA Men's Tourney, be sure to check out our NCAA Tournament Hub, our Final Four Stream, and SB Nation Philly for all of your hoops needs

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.