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Ty Lawson led North Carolina with 21 points Monday and the Tar Heels beat Michigan State 89-72 to win their fifth NCAA basketball championship. Lawson -- the ACC Player of the Year -- also had six assists and a championship-game record eight steals.
Goran Suton's 19 points and 10 rebounds Sunday led Michigan State to an easy 64-52 win over Louisville at the Midwest Region final in Indianapolis. The victory led the Spartans to the Final Four in Detroit next Saturday. The 6-foot-10 senior center set a tone in MSU's 30-27 halftime edge by scoring 17 points, including three 3-pointers. Durrell Summers scored 12 with three rebounds.
A 3-point play by Kalin Lucas put Michigan State ahead with 48 seconds left Friday and the Spartans rallied past Kansas 67-62 in the NCAA regional semifinals. The defending champion Jayhawks scored the game's first five points, led by as many as 13 in the first half and stayed in front for most of the contest.
Travis Walton sank two key late jumpers Sunday, helping Michigan State top Southern California 74-69 in a second-round NCAA Tournament game at Minneapolis. MSU went up 69-68 with 4:20 left on the first of Walton's big shots, and the second made it 71-70 less than a minute later. The Spartans (28-6), the second seed in the Midwest Region, held a 40-37 halftime advantage and were pressed by USC the entire, defensive-dominated contest. Walton scored a team-high 18 points.
Kalin Lucas touched off a 21-point run that spanned halftime Friday and sent Michigan State roaring past Robert Morris 77-62 in the NCAA Tournament. The Spartans, seeded second in the Midwest Region, will take on No.
Michigan State's bench scored 25 first half points Friday on the way to a 64-56 Big Ten tournament quarterfinal win over Minnesota at Indianapolis. The 16th-ranked Spartans (26-5), the tournament's top seed after winning the regular season crown, held a 33-30 lead at the break. Michigan State used an
Kalin Lucas scored a game-high 21 points Sunday, leading eighth-ranked Michigan State to a 62-51 Big Ten Conference win over 20th-ranked Purdue. MSU won after facing a 31-29 halftime deficit, but Lucas's jumper put Michigan State up by 47-35 with 6:10 left. Later, after Purdue's Nemanja Calasan sank a 3-pointer, an 11-3 run gave MSU a 60-46 advantage with just 1:04 left, and the Spartans were home free. Goran Suton scored 11 with 10 rebounds.
Delvon Roe scored 16 points Wednesday and No.
No. 5 Michigan State, spurred by a solid 17-point second half scoring advantage, came back for a 61-50 Big Ten Conference victory over Wisconsin Sunday. MSU went to the locker room at halftime facing a 31-25 deficit, but limited the visitors to a 27.8 shooting percentage in the second half.
Draymond Green had 15 points and 12 rebounds Saturday, keying 14th-ranked Michigan State's 75-47 romp over Indiana. Chris Allen scored 16 points for the Spartans (19-4, 9-2 Big Ten), who have won four of their last five games. Goran Suton added 12 points and Kalin Lucas 10.
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