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SPARTANS WOLVERINES AND BRONCOS ADVANCE IN TOURNAMENTS

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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 10:00:03 EDT

 





INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ BRANDEN DAWSON HAD 16 POINTS AND GARY HARRIS ADDED 13 POINTS TO LEAD NO. 22 MICHIGAN STATE TO A 67-51 VICTORY OVER NORTHWESTERN IN THE BIG TEN TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS FRIDAY NIGHT. THE THIRD-SEEDED SPARTANS (24-7), WHO LOST 3 OF 4 GAMES HEADING INTO THE CONTEST, WILL FACE NO. 12 WISCONSIN IN ONE SEMIFINAL ON SATURDAY. THAT GAME CAN BE HEARD ON WLEW-AM BEGINNING WITH THE PREGAME SHOW AT 3 PM.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ JORDAN MORGAN SCORED ON A LAYUP WITH 7.9 SECONDS LEFT, GIVING NO. 8 MICHIGAN A 64-63 VICTORY OVER ILLINOIS IN FRIDAY'S BIG TEN TOURNAMENT. MICHIGAN (24-7), THE REGULAR SEASON CHAMPION, ADVANCES TO SATURDAY'S SEMIFINALS WITH ITS SEVENTH STRAIGHT WIN. IT WILL FACE FIFTH-SEEDED OHIO STATE.

CLEVELAND (AP) _ DAVID BROWN BANKED IN A 3-POINTER FROM THE TOP OF THE KEY WITH 30 SECONDS LEFT IN OVERTIME AS WESTERN MICHIGAN RALLIED FROM AN 18-POINT DEFICIT IN THE SECOND HALF TO STUN AKRON 64-60 IN THE SEMIFINALS OF THE MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT ON FRIDAY. THE BRONCOS (22-9), WHO TRAILED 47-32 WITH 10 MINUTES LEFT, ADVANCED TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2004.


 

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