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NCAA previews: Connecticut vs. Michigan State; Michigan vs. Kentucky

NCAA previews: Connecticut vs. Michigan State; Michigan vs. Kentucky

SUNDAY'S EAST REGIONAL FINAL

At Madison Square Garden, New York

NO. 7 CONNECTICUT (29-8) VS. NO. 4 MICHIGAN STATE (29-8)

When: 11:20 a.m. PDT. TV: Channel 2.

UPDATE: Branden Dawson is perhaps the best barometer for Michigan State, which is 15-0 when he has scored in double figures. Dawson, a 6-6 junior, is averaging 11.4 points and 8.3 rebounds for the season but 20 points and nine rebounds in NCAA tournament games. Bolstering the Spartans inside is 6-10 senior Adreian Payne, who averages 16.5 points and 7.2 rebounds. Michigan State also has a winner on the bench in Coach Tom Izzo, whose career...

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