KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For someone who is in question with a leg injury just before the start, PJ Washington had a huge role for Kentucky in his sweet 16 victory over Houston.
Washington, the top scorer and rebender in the regular season, did not start, but played 26 minutes and scored 16 points as Kentucky, the second seed in the Midwest region, overtaking Houston 62-58. "But I just suffered from it," said Washington, who added he had taken painkillers before the game. "I will definitely come back to heal afterwards and to advise myself well."
Kentucky wins Connor of 27 The Tigers have not lost since their meeting on February 23rd.
Tyler Hero hit a 3-arrow with 25.8 seconds to give Kentucky a lead after Houston wiped out double-digit lead, and Wildcats escaped the NCAA Midwest semi-finals with a 62-58 win over Houston F
1 Related  Wildcats will play on Friday Auburn on Sunday for the right to go into the final four.
"It's good for PJ to come back," said Kentucky coach John Calipari. "We do not win the game today without him, what he did, and the presence he adds to the game and its ability to go and do different things, and you will not do it." You will not push it. That will not happen. & # 39;
Washington stepped into the SEC tournament and did not play in Wildcats' NCAA victories over Abilene Christian and Wofford. This week he had a cast and continued to practice on Thursday but was not locked to play just before the game against Houston. "If you take the best player from any team in the NCAA, you will not be the same, just happen to survive."