NCAA Tournament Live Blog: Butler Upsets Kansas State to Punch Ticket to Indianapolis

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NCAA Tournament Live Blog: Butler Upsets Kansas State to Punch Ticket to Indianapolis Final, Butler 63-54: Butler becomes the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 63-54 victory over the Kansas State Wilcats.

Butler put together a solid team effort in the victory, holding Wildcats guard Jacob Pullen to 14 points on 4-of-13 shooting. Pullen was averaging more than 20 points in the tournament.

Butler will face the winner of Sunday's Michigan State-Tennessee matchup.

Second half, 18.4, Butler 60-54: Clemente makes an awful turnover, and the Bulldogs are at the free-throw line once again.

This one's just about over.

Second half, 53.4, Butler 60-54: Hayward hits a layup to give the Bulldogs a six-point lead with less than a minute remaining.

Butler can make its first Final Four appearance in school history with a victory. In addition, the Bulldogs would play in Indianapolis, essentially giving them a home game.

Second half, 1:33, Butler 58-54: Clemente heads to the line to shoot two free throws.

Second half, 2:41, Butler 56-54: Denis Clemente and Gordon Hayward are going back-and-forth in this one.

Hayward has 20 points, Clemente has 18. Which player has the last shot may determine which team advances to the Final Four.

Second half, 3:35, Butler 53-52: The battle continues between the Wildcats and the Bulldogs, and both teams continue to compete.

Gordon Hayward's 18 points are carrying the Bulldogs. Butler's Matt Howard is at the line to shoot two free throws.

Second half, 4:31, Kansas State 52-51: Unbelievable game. Kansas State marches back and takes the lead after a Denis Clemente 3-pointer.

So much for Butler's premature celebration.

Second half, 7:25, Butler 49-39: Butler's putting forth a solid team effort, but Kansas State still has a chance.

Kansas State has limited its turnovers in the second half, but the team still trails by 10.

Apparently, Butler's ready to celebrate, but we'll have to wait and see how this one turns out.

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