March 20th, 2017

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Michigan State loses to Kansas in 2017 NCAA Tournament second round, 90-70 Land of 10
The Michigan State men’s basketball team’s season came to an end on Sunday, as the ninth-seeded Spartans to top-seeded Kansas 90-70 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Midwest Region in Tulsa, Okla.

MSU knocked out of Big Dance by No. 1 Kansas, 90-70 State News
With a trip to the Sweet Sixteen on the line, the No. 1-seeded Kansas University Jayhawks used a series of runs late in the game to work past No. 9 MSU at the BOK Center Sunday. The runs aided the Jayhawks in advancing another round in the NCAA Tournament after defeating the Spartans, 90-70.

Spartans can’t hang with Jayhawks, lose by 20 Detroit News
Michigan State wanted a shot at Kansas, and for long stretches Sunday in the second round of the Midwest Regional, it was an even match. But a decisive run late in the first half and an overwhelming finish proved why the Jayhawks were the top seed and a pick by many to win the NCAA Tournament.

Michigan State can’t keep up with Kansas, falls, 90-70 in NCAAs Detroit Free Press
Cassius Winston knifed into the lane and looked to make a lob pass. It was short, stolen by Kansas. And, eventually, got into Winston’s friend Josh Jackson’s hands. As the Detroit native dribbled down the court, his other good friend, Miles Bridges, dashed to keep up with him. No chance. Layup. Ballgame. Season.

Michigan State Falls to Kansas
Josh Jackson scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half to help Kansas pull away late and reach the Sweet 16 for a second straight year with a 90-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday.

Michigan State’s season ends in Tulsa after a 20-point loss to Kansas MLive
Michigan State’s freshmen gave Kansas a scare for a bit. But the Jayhawks weren’t interested in shuddering for long. Top-seeded Kansas got 23 points from freshman star Josh Jackson on Sunday and the Jayhawks sent the Spartans packing, ending MSU’s season by way of a 90-70 loss in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.

Spartans push Kansas to the brink, but falter later in the second round loss isportsweb
All eyes were focused on the battle in the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma where life-long friends and star freshman Miles Bridges and Michigan State and Josh Jackson and Kansas took center stage in a battle for a spot in the sweet 16.

Michigan State’s season ends with 90-70 loss to Kansas Spartan Tailgate
For the first 33 or so minutes of Sunday’s Second Round NCAA Tournament game between Michigan State and Kansas, the Spartans were able to bounce back from every haymaker thrown by the Jayhawks. Eventually, though, the No. 1 seed was just too much, as 9-seed MSU’s season came to an end with a 90-70 loss to Kansas at the BOK Center in Tulsa.