It was the Spartans' third win over the Wolverines this season. Winston, the Big Ten Player of the Year, had 14 points and 11 assists as Michigan State won for the 10th time in 11 games. He had 7 3-pointers in the game. MI limits opponents' scoring like 2018, when it held four of its first five NCAA tournament foes to 63 points or fewer, and make a third Final Four appearance since 2013.
"I'm so excited to get this opportunity again", Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikas said. Jon Teske had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Zavier Simpson added 10 assists.
The two teams will face off in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday night, and like a year ago, it will be a late affair.
Wednesday night's full worm moon will be the last supermoon of 2019
If you look up in the sky Wednesday night, you'll catch the super worm moon - and it'll be the last supermoon for a while. A full moon and the spring equinox haven't occurred this closely since 2000, and won't sync up again until March of 2030.
The opening game for MI won't be easy either as the Wolverines will take on Montana for the second straight year in a rare opening-round rematch.
Michigan State: The Spartans head to the tournament with high hopes, though their rotation figures to be a little thinner after Ahrens went down. The Michigan State defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 15.1 percent of all possessions (ranked 345th among Division I teams).
This will be the second all-Michigan final. "We have a chance to do it, and we're going to do everything we can to win this championship because we didn't get the last one".
Going to work on an egg linked to increased heart risk
What are your thoughts on the research? But many experts say this new finding is no justification to drop eggs from your diet. For example, a chopped-up hard-boiled egg in your salad is probably fine, because the rest of the food is low in cholesterol.
The Wolverines were up 60-55 after Livers hit a 3 with 2:29 left.
Michigan State won the first meeting 77-70 in Ann Arbor and it completed the season sweep last Saturday with a 75-63 win in East Lansing.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Jarron Cumberland had 33 points and eight rebounds to lead Cincinnati past Houston, 69-57, in the American Athletic Conference Tournament championship game. Poole then appeared to get bumped by Winston - Michigan State had a foul to give - just before he launched a long 3 off the dribble, but there was no call.
Virginia overcomes halftime deficit to beat N.C. State, 76-56
Duke is making its 33rd title game appearance - half of the 66 title games in ACC history have featured the Blue Devils. Duke did manage to improve in an area that it has struggled mightily in throughout the season-at the charity stripe.
Kyle Ahrens exited at 12:03 mark in the first half after taking a hard fall on the floor that apparently re-injured his chronic back ailment.