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Michigan State 44, Louisville, 57 (March 23, 2012)

Michigan State’s guards struggled with Louisville’s pressure and the big men had a hard time getting shots to fall.

Everyone had trouble with Gorgui Dieng.

Dieng blocked seven shots and top-seeded Michigan State had more turnovers than field goals in a 57-44 loss to Louisville in the West Regional Thursday night. (MSUSpartans.com)

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#1 Michigan State 65, #9 Saint Louis 61; Spartans Advance To Sweet 16 (March 18, 2012)

Draymond Green scored 16 points with 13 rebounds and set up Keith Appling’s late 3-pointer, giving top-seeded Michigan State a 65-61 win over Saint Louis on Sunday and sending the Spartans to the round of 16 in the West Regional of the NCAA tournament.

Michigan State will play No. 4 seed Louisville on Thursday in Phoenix. (MSUSpartans.com)

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The Daily Vibe – March 17, 2012

#15 University Of Detroit 50, #2 Kansas 65; Titans Fall to Kansas in NCAA Tournament (DetroitTitans.com)

Tigers option RHP Tyler Stohr to Double A Erie and reassigned LHP Darin Downs to minor league camp (Detroit Tigers via Twitter)

Lions to host Houston Texans right tackle Eric Winston on Monday (MLive)

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#1 Michigan State 89, #16 LIU Brooklyn 67 (March 16, 2012)

Draymond Green scored 24 points in a triple-double, Derrick Nix added 18 points and top-seeded Michigan State fought off the upset bug that took down two No. 2 seeds in the NCAA tournament, advancing in the West Regional with an 89-67 win over LIU Brooklyn on Friday night.

The Spartans (28-7) finally put away the pesky No. 16 Blackbirds (25-9) with a 14-4 run midway through the second half.

Michigan State will play Saint Louis in the third round Sunday. (MSUSpartans.com)

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#4 Michigan 60, #13 Ohio 65 – Ohio holds on to shock fourth-seeded Michigan (March 16, 2012)

Walter Offutt grabbed a loose ball, was fouled by Evan Smotrycz and sank both of his free throws with 6.8 seconds left to preserve Ohio’s 65-60 upset of Michigan on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament’s Midwest Regional. (ESPN)