Shead Scores 21 Points, Houston Knocks Out 1-seed Arizona
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jamal Shead scored a career-high 21 points and Houston led throughout in a 72-60 victory over top-seeded Arizona.
The Cougars are a win away from getting to the NCAA Final Four for the second year in a row. Kyler Edwards added 19 points with five 3-pointers for the 32-5 Cougars.
The No. 5 seed Cougars play Villanova in the South Regional final on Saturday. Dalen Terry had 17 points for Pac-12 champion Arizona, which finished 33-4 under first-year coach Tommy Lloyd. Houston plays second-seeded Villanova on Saturday.