Tag:Michigan State
Posted on: April 7, 2009 10:32 am

North Carolina crushes Michigan State in final

Nothin' finer

North Carolina trounces Michigan State 89-72 for its second title in five years. The result is no surprise and a perfect conclusion to Tyler Hansbrough's Tar Heels career, Gary Parrish says. Doyel: Roy's accomplishments | Dodd: You fools! | Freeman: Spartans overmatched

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Posted on: April 6, 2009 11:27 am

Braves start with a win and Gordon finally wins

Lowe and behold

Derek Lowe dampens Philly's banner celebration and Atlanta wins 4-1 in MLB's season opener. Danny Knobler says after hitting rock bottom, the determined Braves start 2009 with a familiar winning formula. | Divisions

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Extreme makeover

Michigan State's ugly-duckling start might have a swan-like finish. But in order to complete the transformation, the Spartans must face mighty North Carolina. Gary Parrish says MSU is up for the challenge. Column

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Streak shooter

Jeff Gordon's 47-race winless streak is finally over after beating Jimmie Johnson and claiming the checkered flag at the Texas 500. But, for Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle, this race is just the pits, Pete Pistone says.

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Posted on: March 30, 2009 11:22 am
Edited on: March 30, 2009 11:26 am

The Final Four is set

Destination: Detroit

What to expect next weekend in Detroit: cold, maybe snow. Some great hoops, too. What not to expect? A home-court advantage for Michigan State or an all-Big East final, Gary Parrish says. Story

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Just too good

OU's Blake Griffin scores 23 points and pulls down 16 boards, but UNC earns a record 18th Final Four bid with a 72-60 win. That's how good the Heels are and they should win it all, Gary Parrish says.

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Who you callin' ugly?

Michigan State will be home for the Final Four ... and playing, after ousting Louisville 64-52 in Sunday's Midwest final. The Spartans' win-ugly ways are beautiful to Tom Izzo, Gregg Doyel says.

Related Links: Next: West winner UConn | Dodd: Huskies' moxie | Talk!

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