Louisville scores first, but Marquis Teague with the Cats first basket to tie up then go ahead of the Cards. Kentucky has gone 4 for 4 and 8 unanswered points where as Louisville is only 1 of 3 for the Cats to have an 8-2 lead. Only to Kentucky players have their teams 10 points, Teague has 6, Lamb has 4. Kentucky up to a 16-6 lead over the Cardinals now. Halfway through the first half of this semifinal, and the Cats with an 18-10 advantage. Darius Miller at the line and he makes both to give the Cats a double digit lead, 20-10. Kyle Wiltjer with a 3 pointer for the Cats giving them a 34-28 lead, Doron Lamb makes just one of two free throws. Kentucky has a 35-28 lead at halftime.
Louisville starts the second half with a 3 pointer to bring it within 4 already, Kentucky answers with a basket and the Cards get one of two free throws for a 37-32. Cards now have it within just 4 points after being down by 13, 46-42. Louisville just keeps chipping at the Wildcat lead having it down to 3; they hit a 3 to tie it up. Kentucky would go on to defeat Louisville to advance to the national championship game facing Kansas