NCAA Final Four 2012, Ohio State Vs. Kansas Final Score: Jayhawks Advance With 64-62 Victory

Junior forward Thomas Robinson scored a game-high 19 points Saturday to help the Kansas Jayhawks come-from-behind to defeat the Ohio St. Buckeyes, 64-62, in a thrilling NCAA Tournament Semifinal contest in New Orleans, LA. The Jayhawks (32-6) overcame a nine-point, halftime deficit to advance to the National Championship Game, where they will face the Kentucky Wildcats on Monday (9:23 p.m. ET on CBS).

Trailing 59-56 with 2:22 remaining in regulation, Kansas used a small 6-0 run to take a 62-59 lead with 1:08 to go. From there, Kansas relied on its defense and two free throws from Tyshawn Tyalor (10 points) to cement a trip to the title game for the first time since 2008, when they defeated the John Calipari-led Memphis Tigers.

Ohio State was paced by senior guard guard William Buford's 19 points, while sophomore center Jared Sullinger tallied scored 13 points and collected 11 rebounds in probably his final game in a Buckeye uniform.

For more 2012 NCAA Tournament coverage, follow our StoryStream. Also visit SB Nation for more March Madness coverage. Printable bracket can be viewed by clicking here.

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