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Duke surges past Michigan State, 81-61, to advance to title game
Duke surges past Michigan State, 81-61, to advance to title game

Duke proved Saturday why it was a top-seeded team and Michigan State proved why it should have been just happy to be here. Duke let loose its fleet of future NBA stars to score an easy 81-61 win over seventh-seeded Michigan State in the first national semifinal game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Duke advanced to the championship Monday on the play of four freshmen who have steadily improved. "We are better," Coach Mike Krzyzewski said of his team. "We kept getting better. Our guys pay attention and want to learn." Duke's "Fab Four" of Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, Tyus Jones and Grayson Allen contributed 55 of the Blue Devils' points. That,...

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