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(NCAA/CBS) LaQuinton Ross fires in the game-winning shot over Arizona's Grant Jerrett. (NCAA/CBS) LaQuinton Ross fires in the game-winning shot over Arizona's Grant Jerrett.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

In the last few seconds of the game, Ohio State beat the Wildcats 73-70 in their Sweet 16 matchup at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The Arizona Wildcats lead the Ohio State Buckeyes 38-34 at the half.

Ohio State's LaQuinton Ross scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half for the second-seeded Buckeyes (29-7).

Mark Lyons' three-point play for the Wildcats tied the game 70-70 with 21.8 seconds left.

 Ross hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State advanced with their eleventh consecutive victory since mid-February.

Deshaun Thomas scored 20 points for Ohio State, and Aaron Craft added 13 before ceding the Buckeyes' final shot to Ross.

Ohio State will advance to the Elite 8.

Tucson News Now Sports Director Damien Alameda and reporter Bryan Navarro are in Los Angeles at the Staples Center and will have live postgame coverage after the game on the FOX 11 News at 9 p.m. and KOLD News 13 at 10 p.m.

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