Buckeyes, Bruins make their way to Atlanta
|PHOTO OF THE DAY|
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Josh Shipp and UCLA are pointed toward Atlanta.
|ELITE EIGHT IN MOTION|
UCLA heads to the Final Four
Player of the day
UCLA's Arron Afflalo, who scored 24 points (on 10-of-15 shooting) and had four rebounds while making some big shots to help the Bruins down top-seeded Kansas to win the West Regional.
• Ron Lewis, Ohio State: 22 pts, 6 rebs (92-76 W over Memphis)
• Greg Oden, Ohio State: 17 pts, 9 rebs (92-76 W over Memphis)
• Josh Shipp, UCLA: 9 pts, 6 rebs, 5 assts, 4 steals (68-55 W over Kansas)
|STATS OF THE DAY|
0 -- The number of points Joey Dorsey scored in 19 foul-plagued minutes after saying he would dominate his matchup with Ohio State's Greg Oden.
45 -- The number of turnovers UCLA and Kansas combined for in the West Regional final. Kansas (24 TOs) compounded its sloppiness with 41 percent shooting and was only 5-of-11 from the line.
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