LAHAINA, Hawaii, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Fifth-ranked UCLA beat No. 20 Kentucky, 73-68, Tuesday, with Luc Richard Mbah a Moute scoring 18 points, to reach the final at the Maui Invitational.
Arron Afflalo netted 14 points and Lorenzo Mata added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Bruins (3-0).
UCLA will face No. 19 Georgia Tech in the title contest Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets rallied from a 19-point deficit to stun No. 12 Memphis, 92-85, in Tuesday's other semifinal at the Lahaina Civic Center.
Joe Crawford had 16 points and Derrick Jasper scored 12 and pulled down nine rebounds for the Wildcats (3-1), who couldn't overcome 17 turnovers despite making 13-of-24 shots from the field in the second half.