9:20 PM ET, March 22, 2008
Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
DENVER (AP) -- Michigan State's brand of basketball is about more than simply beating people up.When the game was on the line, Drew Neitzel and Kalin Lucas were Exhibits 1 and 1A.
Elias SaysMichigan State's win over Pittsburgh gave the Spartans five wins in five NCAA tournament games against Big East teams. That ties the longest winning streak against Big East teams in NCAA tournament play: Duke won five straight against the Big East from 1990 to 1992.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-52 (.481)||17-52 (.327)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-10 (.600)||2-17 (.118)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-9 (1.000)||18-19 (.947)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|
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