Cavaliers overcome slow start to edge Oregon, advance to Elite Eight

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Virginia is one win away from the Final Four, but it wasn't easy getting there.

Ty Jerome scored 13 points and put Virginia ahead for good by sinking a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:34 left as the top-seeded Cavaliers outlasted No. 12 seed Oregon 53-49 in a South Region semifinal.

Oregon took a 45-42 lead on a Louis King 3-pointer with 5:43 left, but the Ducks wouldn't make another basket the rest of the night.

Virginia's victory snapped Oregon's 10-game winning streak.
The Cavaliers will face No. 3 seed Purdue in the South Region championship game Saturday. Virginia is seeking its first Final Four appearance since 1984, while Purdue is trying to get there for the first time since 1980.