Michigan State downs top overall seed Duke, advances to Final Four

Michigan State downs top overall seed Duke, advances to Final Four

Big Ten co-champ and postseason champ Michigan State is headed to the Final Four, its eight under Tom Izzo.

The second-seeded Spartans edged top overall seed Duke, 68-67, Sunday night in Washington D.C., and will face Texas Tech in the national semifinal Saturday in Minneapolis. The winner will play the Virginia-Auburn victor in the national final Monday.

It was a team effort versus Zion Wiliamson and Duke. Big Ten Player of the Year Cassius Winston led the way with 20 points and a game-high 10 assists, Xavier Tillman added 19 points, nine rebounds three steals and two blocks, and Kenny Gions hit the decisive 3-pointer.

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