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Oregon holds off Michigan as Derrick Walton Jr.'s game-winning shot falls short

Oregon is moving on to the Elite Eight. Barely.

The third-seeded Ducks punched their ticket to the Midwest Regional final tonight, surviving Michigan 69-68 in Kansas City.

After Oregon guard Dylan Ennis missed his second front end of a 1-on-1 in the final minute, Michigan had a chance to win it.

They got the ball into the hands of star Derrick Walton Jr., but his potential game-winner hit the front rim and bounced off.

Guard Tyler Dorsey led Oregon with 20 points, including 5-of-7 from three-point range. Forward Jordan Bell was tremendous, recording a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds.

For the Wolverines, Walton Jr. had 20 points while Zak Irvin added 19.

Oregon will face the winner of Kansas-Purdue in the regional final on Saturday.

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GREENVILLE, SC - MARCH 19: Amile Jefferson #21 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts in the second half against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on March 19, 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Mar 19, 2017; Tulsa, OK, USA; USC Trojans forward Chimezie Metu (4) reacts near the end of the game against the Baylor Bears in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at BOK Center. Baylor defeated USC 82-78. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
GREENVILLE, SC - MARCH 19: Head coach Frank Martin of the South Carolina Gamecocks reacts in the second half against the Duke Blue Devils during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on March 19, 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
TULSA, OK - MARCH 19: Johnathan Motley #5 of the Baylor Bears reacts against the USC Trojans during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BOK Center on March 19, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images)
SACRAMENTO, CA - MARCH 19: Dylan Ennis #31 of the Oregon Ducks reacts against the Rhode Island Rams during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Golden 1 Center on March 19, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
GREENVILLE, SC - MARCH 19: Dusty Hannahs #3 of the Arkansas Razorbacks reacts after being defeated by the North Carolina Tar Heels 72-65 in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on March 19, 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 19: Shaquille Morris #24 of the Wichita State Shockers reacts after missing a shot against the Kentucky Wildcats in the second half during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 19, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 18: Nigel Hayes #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts after a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KeyBank Center on March 18, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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