SportsPulse: Virginia is headed to their first Final Four since 1984 after being Purdue in an overtime thriller on Saturday night. USA TODAY Sports’ Scott Gleeson breaks it all down. USA TODAY
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A year after an infamous loss to a No. 16 seed, Virginia is headed to the Final Four after a game college basketball fans may remember just as fondly.
Kyle Guy shook off a tournament-long shooting slump to score 25 points and the Cavaliers survived a marvelous performance by Carsen Edwards to beat Purdue 80-75 in overtime on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament’s South Regional final at the KFC Yum Center.
Virginia (33-3) which became the first-ever No.