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Virginia was one of the 3 best teams in America; just not on Sunday

The most divisive team in college basketball played a poor game on Sunday, losing its third-round game and giving the obnoxious haters who fancy themselves basketball purists, then scoff at beautiful basketball, a reason to crow. 435 more words

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Izzo Says Spartans Need Dawson, Trice, Valentine At Another Level In Tournament

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

CBS DETROIT – As the Michigan State Spartans prepared this week for their first game in the NCAA tournament, head coach Tom Izzo made it clear he wants the team’s trio of leaders – his “three amigos,” as he calls them – to step up their games. 573 more words

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Izzo, Spartans Move On From Painful Loss, Focus On 'Winning The Weekend'

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

EAST LANSING – At times this season, even Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo wondered whether the Spartans would be able to extend the program’s streak to 18 straight NCAA tournament selections. 711 more words

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Minnesota Upsets Michigan State 96-90 In OT

By NOAH TRISTER/AP Sports Writer

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Carlos Morris made a tying 3-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, Minnesota controlled the overtime for a 96-90 win over Michigan State on Thursday night. 305 more words

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Lineup Shuffle Sparks Spartans

FEB 20

Tum Tum Nairn can thank the Illini for his new starting job.

After a debilitating loss to Illinois at the Breslin on February 7, changes needed to be made. 358 more words

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Free Throw Futility Pushing Spartans to the Bubble

FEB 10

After Michigan State’s latest in a series of disappointing loss, this time at the hands of the Illini, a berth in the NCAA Tournament has become less and less of a certainty. 448 more words

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