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Video: Michigan highlights on way to Final Four

Nik Stauskas & Trey Burke

Burke Steals and Dunks To Clinch The Win

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On its way to its first Final Four since 1993, Michigan compiled plenty of highlights. From Mitch McGary’s swat of Aaron White to Trey Burke’s deep 3 to send Michigan to overtime against Kansas, BTN.com’s Brent Yarina singles out some of his favorite moments along the Wolverines’ path to Atlanta.

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Gallery: Michigan advances to Final Four

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Michigan steamrolled Florida, 79-59, Sunday to advance to the Final Four in Atlanta. The Wolverines dominated from the start, scoring the game’s first 13 points, and never looked back. Nik Stauskas went 7-of-8 from the field, including 6-of-6 from distance, and scored a game-high 22 points to pace Michigan. View our photo gallery from Michigan’s win in this post.

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Quick Hit: All Michigan, all day today

Mitch McGary, Nik Stauskas & Tim Hardaway Jr.

Wolverines Discuss Heading to the Final Four

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Michigan raced to a 13-0 lead and led by as many as 24 points en route to dismantling Florida 79-59 on Sunday afternoon in the South Region final. With the convincing win, the Wolverines punched their ticket to the Final Four in Atlanta. Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart’s instant reaction to Michigan’s big-time win in this post.

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Michigan routs Florida, cruises to Final Four

Michigan Celebration

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Michigan vs. Florida

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Freshman guard Nik Stauskas scored 22 points including six 3-pointers and Michigan is going to the Final Four for the first time since the Fab Five era after a 79-59 rout of Florida in the South Regional final Sunday.

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Quick Hit: Buckeyes go cold in Elite Eight

Aaron Craft

Buckeyes Talk Loss to Wichita State

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After winning the last two games over Iowa State and Arizona on last-second shots, Ohio State’s luck finally ran out. The Buckeyes dug themselves a hole they couldn’t dig out of vs. Wichita State and saw their 11-game winning skein and season end in the Elite Eight.

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Ohio State rally falls short in Elite Eight

Ohio State Bench

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Ohio State vs. Wichita State

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Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with one minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday.

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Vote: Best late-game NCAA tourney trey?

The NCAA tournament is all about unforgettable late-game heroics, and the Big Ten has provided its fans with several where-was-I-when-that-happened moments. Honestly, who’s going to forget some of the dramatic 3-pointers we’ve seen this tournament?

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Quick Hit: Spartans can't overcome Duke

Mar 29, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Gary Harris (14) reacts after falling to the floor against the Duke Blue Devils in the second half during the semifinals of the Midwest regional of the 2013 NCAA tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports.Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Spartans Talk Loss to Duke

Coming in, most felt Duke needed to win the battle at the 3-point and free-throw lines, while the Spartans needed to win the clash in the paint. Which team could impose its will on the other? It was the Blue Devils. Scoring came much easier for Duke, which was propelled by the sweet shooting of Seth Curry, who tallied a game-high 29 points and hit 6-of-9 3-pointers. And the Blue Devils played good defense, especially in the second half. At one point, MSU went almost 14 minutes between field goals in the second half. The Spartans won the battle on the boards, 38-29. But MSU had 11 turnovers to Duke’s six.

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Michigan State falls to Duke

Duke vs Michigan State

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Michigan State vs. Duke

Seth Curry shot Duke right into the regional finals – and put Mike Krzyzewski on the verge of another major milestone. Curry scored 29 points to lead the second-seeded Blue Devils past third-seeded Michigan State 71-61 on Friday night and into the Midwest Regional final. If Duke (30-5) beats top-seeded Louisville (32-5) in Sunday’s regional final, Krzyzewski would tie John Wooden’s record with 12 Final Four trips. Michigan State (27-9) just couldn’t keep up with Curry and Duke’s shooters. The Spartans were led by Keith Appling with 16 points and Adreian Payne with 14.

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Quick Hit: Trey Burke shines on national stage

Michigan vs Kansas

Trey Burke Talks Win Over Kansas

Time and again, Michigan looked dead in the water. But the Wolverines never stopped fighting, rallying from 14 points down to force overtime and win in the extra session. Trey Burke played like the national player of the year. He went 0-for-4 in the first half and didn’t score. But he came alive after intermission, scoring 23 points (five in OT) to save the day.

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Photo & Video: See Trey Burke's big shot

Mar 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Michigan Wolverines guard Trey Burke (3) celebrates with teammates after shooting the game-tying shot during the second half of the semifinal game against the Kansas Jayhawks at the South regional of the 2013 NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports.Credit: USA TODAY Sports

Trey Burke Talks Win Over Kansas

It’s a shot Michigan fans won’t soon forget. Down 76-73 in the final seconds of Friday’s Sweet 16 game vs. Kansas, Trey Burke hit a deep 3-pointer to force overtime. The Wolverines, of course, went on to win the game and advance to the Elite Eight. See a couple photos of the shot in this post, plus the tweet with the video moment from NCAA.com.

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Syracuse zone frustrates, eliminates Indiana

Jeremy Hollowell & Remy Abell

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Indiana vs. Syracuse

With its 2-3 zone defense disruptive from start to finish, and Michael Carter-Williams pouring in 24 points, fourth-seeded Syracuse upset No. 1 seed Indiana 61-50 Thursday night to reach the NCAA tournament’s East Regional final.

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Quick Hit: Another late trey keeps OSU alive

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For the second game in a row, Ohio State needed a last-second shot to pull out victory. Aaron Craft did the honors vs. Iowa State in the third round. This time, LaQuinton Ross threw the dagger that killed Arizona to lead the Buckeyes to their 11th victory in succession.

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Ohio State stuns Arizona, moves on to Elite Eight

LaQuinton Ross

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Ohio State vs. Arizona

LaQuinton Ross hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State advanced to the brink of its second straight Final Four appearance with a 73-70 victory over Arizona on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals.

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Watch NCAA press events for Spartans, Wolverines

Tom Izzo

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Michigan State vs. Memphis

BTN/BTN2Go is airing the live coach and player press conferences for Michigan, Michigan State and their opponents on Thursday. In between those live sessions, BTN also airs two special compilation episodes “The Journey 2013” that highlight the Wolverines and the Spartans from the past season of the show. Find the full schedule for Thursday’s BTN/BTN2Go schedule in this post.

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Q&A: Chambers talks Sweet 16, Penn State

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Patrick Chambers: One-on-One Interview

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On Wednesday night’s “Big Ten Basketball & Beyond: Tournament Edition,” Penn State coach Patrick Chambers was in studio to break down the Big Ten’s four Sweet 16 matchups and talk about his Nittany Lions. Watch Chambers on set now and see our Q&A with him in this post.

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Dienhart: Big Ten Sweet 16 previews

Deshaun Thomas

2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Analysis: Ohio State vs. Iowa State

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The dust has cleared and only 16 teams are standing in the NCAA tourney—four of them are Big Ten schools. The league more than acquitted itself in the opening three rounds of the Big Dance, forging a 10-3 mark from the seven teams that competed.

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Watch NCAA tourney pressers live on BTN

Indiana Practice

The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013 (Episode 10, Segment 4)

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Just as BTN/BTN2Go did through the early rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, we’ll be airing live coach and player press conferences for all Big Ten teams and their opponents. Want to watch Indiana’s Tom Crean discuss Thursday’s matchup with Syracuse? Curious to see what Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim thinks of the Hoosiers? How about what Ohio State’s Thad Matta and Arizona’s Sean Miller have to say? We’ll have it all on Wednesday.

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5 alive: Ranking top Big Ten duos still in action

Victor Oladipo & Cody Zeller

Oladipo to Zeller for the Dunk

Five Big Ten teams remain alive in the postseason. There’s Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tourney, and there’s Iowa in the NIT quarterfinals. All five teams – like most teams in action this time of year – boast terrific 1-2 punches. See how I rank the Big Ten’s remaining duos in this post.

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