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Sweet 16

Keith Appling #11 and Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans fights for the loose ball against Mike Tobey #10 of the Virginia Cavaliers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michigan State Beats Virginia 61-59

Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 on Friday night to advance to East Regional final.

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2014

Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines shoots the ball in the first half against Jeronne Maymon #34 and Josh Richardson #1 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan Holds On Late To Beat Tennessee 73-71

The Wolverines (28-8) led by 15 with 10:55 to go, but committed four turnovers in the final 97 seconds.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2014

: Glenn Robinson III #1 and Jordan Morgan #52 of the Michigan Wolverines pull down a rebound against the Wofford Terriers in the second half during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 20, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Plenty Of March Madness Left In Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans congratulates Keith Appling #11 as he leaves the floor. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) FILE

Michigan State’s Izzo Wants To Prove People Right

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo hopes he has not changed much since succeeding Jud Heathcote nearly 20 years ago.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2014

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Sweet 16: Wolverines Will Take On Tennessee; Spartans To Clash With Virginia

U of M will take on the Volunteers of Tennessee on Friday night in Indianapolis, while Michigan State will clash with Virgina in New York City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after they won 82-76 against the Michigan Wolverines during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Riot Police Called In After Louisville Celebration Gets Out Of Hand

Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.

04/09/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

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Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

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Rothstein: Louisville, Damyean Dotson And 16 Reasons To Love The Sweet 16

Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.

03/27/2013

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Florida Gulf Coast Savors Its Ride To NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16

The Florida Gulf Coast star walked into a restaurant on campus Monday and was quickly surrounded. People wanted autographs. People wanted photos. People just wanted to yell words of encouragement.

03/26/2013

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