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Michigan State returns to Final Four -- again

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Tennessee's Brian Williams reacts after getting fouled by Michigan State during the second half of the NCAA Midwest Regional college basketball championship game Sunday, March 28, 2010, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By Paul Sancya Tennessee's Brian Williams reacts after getting fouled by Michigan State during the second half of the NCAA Midwest Regional college basketball championship game Sunday, March 28, 2010, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By Paul Sancya
Tennessee's J.P. Prince dunks against Michigan State during the first half of the NCAA Midwest Regional college basketball championship game Sunday, March 28, 2010, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By Paul Sancya Tennessee's J.P. Prince dunks against Michigan State during the first half of the NCAA Midwest Regional college basketball championship game Sunday, March 28, 2010, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By Paul Sancya

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Raymar Morgan made a free throw with less than two seconds left to give Michigan State a 70-69 victory over Tennessee on Sunday and send the Spartans back to the Final Four for a second straight year.

J.P. Prince had one last chance for sixth-seeded Tennessee, but he fumbled the ball at halfcourt and his long shot at the buzzer never came close.

Durrell Summers had 21 points to lead the fifth-seeded Spartans, who are on their way to their sixth Final Four in 12 years, best of any school in the country. Morgan and Draymond Green each had 13 to help make up for the absence of injured star Kalin Lucas.

Wayne Chism, in his final game for Tennessee, scored 13. Prince, also a senior, had 12.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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