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In 2000, Michigan State beat Iowa State on March 25 to reach the Final Four in back-to-back years. One year later, in 2001, the Spartans beat Temple to reach it again for the third-straight year.In beating Iowa State, 75-64, to reach the Final Four en route to the 2000 National Championship, the Spartans trailed by seven points with 5:49 left in the second half and outscored the Cyclones, 23-5 the rest of the way to win the Midwest Regional.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics