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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Elite 8 with 62-58 Win Over Oklahoma [Photos]

Travis Trice had 24 points, Denzel Valentine had 18 points and Branden Dawson added six points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday night in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

The eight-seeded Spartans (26-11) advanced to the Elite Eight in the East Region with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

Third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) got 21 points from Buddy Hield and 16 points and seven rebounds from TaShawn Thomas.

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Men’s Basketball Tourney Sweet 16 with 60-54 Win over Virginia

Travis Trice had 23 points, including three three-pointers, and Branden Dawson added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Michigan State past Virginia 60-54 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Charlotte.

The seventh-seeded Spartans (25-11) advanced to the East Region's Sweet 16 with the triumph.

Second-seeded Virginia (30-4), which also lost to MSU in the tournament last year, got 11 points from Anthony Gill and 10 points and 14 rebounds from Darion Atkins.

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Michigan State 70, Georgia 63 [Photos]

Denzel Valentine had 16 points and Travis Trice 15 to lead Michigan State past Georgia 70-63 on Friday in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Charlotte.

The seventh-seeded Spartans (24-11) advanced in the East Region to the round of 32 on Sunday against second-seeded Virginia, which defeated Belmont 79-67. Charles Mann's 19 points led Georgia (21-12).

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2014 NCAA Final Four Preview

The 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament is down to its Final Four: Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Kentucky.

Here's a preview of what to expect in the national semifinals Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas:

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8 Schools That Have Somehow Never Made a Final Four

March Madness is heading down the stretch now that the Final Four field has been set. While a wide range of schools have made the Final Four over the years (VCU, George Mason and Butler come to mind), there are some schools that, historically, you can bet won’t be there.

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NCAA Tournament: Final Four Quest Ends for Michigan and Michigan State

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament ended tantalizingly short of the Final Four for both Michigan State and Michigan on Sunday.

Second-seeded Michigan fell 75-72 to eighth-seeded Kentucky in the Midwest Region final in Indianapolis.

Fourth-seeded Michigan State lost 60-54 to seventh-seeded Connecticut in the East Region final in New York.

The regional results left the Big Ten Conference with just one team reaching the Final Four in Arlington, Texas, next weekend: Wisconsin.

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NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin and Florida Reach Final Four

Wisconsin and Florida each won a regional championship on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Final Four in Arlington, Texas, next weekend.

Second-seeded Wisconsin defeated Arizona 64-63 in the West Region final in Anaheim, Calif. Top-seeded Florida ousted 11th-seeded Dayton 64-52 in the South Region final in Memphis.

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NCAA Tournament — Michigan and Michigan State Reach Elite Eight

Michigan and Michigan State advanced to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament's Elite Eight on Friday night.

Second-seeded Michigan defeated Tennessee 74-71 in the Midwest Regional semifinals in Indianapolis, giving the Wolverines a Sunday date with Kentucky. The eighth-seeded Wildcats ousted the defending national champion Louisville Cardinals 74-69.

Fourth-seeded Michigan State outlasted top-seeded Virginia 61-59 in the East Regional semifinals in New York, giving the Spartans a Sunday date with Connecticut. The seventh-seeded Huskies defeated Iowa State 81-76.

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College Basketball’s Newest fan is a Real Cutie [VIDEO]

March Madness has resumed, and Michigan State of Michigan play tonight to, hopefully, go to the final four.

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Michigan State’s Adreian Payne on Friendship With 8-Year-Old: ‘Lacey Is a Special Friend’ [Video]

At this year's NCAA tournament, there's one story that'll make you forget all about your bracket—the story of Michigan State star forward Adreian Payne and 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth.

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2014 NCAA Tournament Recap — 5 Things We Learned From The First Weekend

After four exciting days of college basketball, the 68-team field of the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament has been reduced to just 16 schools, and my bracket has been reduced to rubble.  Oh, well, can't win 'um all.  In re-cap, here are five things I learned from the tournament's first weekend:

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12 Awesome NCAA Tournament Buzzer Beaters [VIDEO]

12 Noon today, the NCAA Tournament begins. It’s that time of year when phrases like “Cinderella,” “bust your bracket” and “big dance” re-enter our vocabulary.

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