Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to lead top-seeded Duke to an 81-61 victory over Michigan State on Saturday and into the national championship game.
Michigan State’s jerseys all featured this year’s Final Four logo, above the Nike swoosh, at the start of Saturday night’s national semifinal vs. Duke. [ MORE: Gallery: See our favorite Michigan State-Duke photos ] Throughout the course of the game, however, the patch came off several players’ jerseys, including stars Branden Dawson, Travis Trice and Denzel Valentine’s. Duke’s jerseys did not have the same problem. Below, take a look at Dawson and Trice with the Final Four patch and without, courtesy of USA Today Sports.
Wisconsin’s Vitto Brown has performed the National Anthem before, but never on a stage quite like this. [ MORE: Get all of our NCAA tournament coverage ] The reserve sophomore forward represented Wisconsin in the singing of the National Anthem prior to Saturday night’s first national semifinal game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State also had a representative singing, but Brown was the lone player among the group. Per usual, Brown, nicknamed “Velvet,” nailed it.
We pulled the best photos from the Michigan State-DukeFinal Four semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday. Have a look at some really great photography. Also, check out these previous photos galleries.
For the first time since 1941, Wisconsin will play for the national title. The Badgers ended No. 1 overall seed Kentucky’s pursuit of perfection in a thrilling 71-64 victory in the national semifinals Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. In the other national semi, Duke ran away from Michigan State, 81-61. Wisconsin, which lost to Kentucky in last year’s national semis, will take on Duke at 9:18 p.m. ET Monday. Use the links below to track tonight’s action: DUKE 81, MICHIGAN STATE 61: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to
Michigan was the first Big Ten football team to hold a spring football this year, and new head football coach Jim Harbaugh talked to reporters after the game. Watch the whole session in the video in this post. And here’s the link to next week’s spring football games on BTN & BTN2Go. See more photos and videos from the event via the links below:
Beauty is in the eye of beholder. On one hand, Michigan’s spring game was difficult to watch. But, it still was a beautiful afternoon for Wolverines fans that got to see Jim Harbaugh roam the Michigan Stadium turf for the first time in decades.
The Big Ten’s first spring game is in the books, and it was the Blue Team topping the Maize Team, 7-0, in Michigan’s annual event Saturday afternoon at Michigan Stadium. Watch video highlights and interviews here! Get our favorite USA Today Sports photos from the spring game below:
The Michigan spring game aired live on BTN this afternoon. Hop on inside for all of the top highlights and select photos.
There's Wisconsin's senior quartet led by Frank Kaminsky. There's Michigan State's Travis Trice-Branden Dawson duo. No question, the Big Ten's Final Four teams are led by their four-year players.