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NCAA Tournament: Michigan State 63, Duke 49

Associated Press
EAST LANSING, Mich. ó Michigan State fans came to boo their former coach.
They left cheering for the Spartans.
Mia Johnson scored 17 points and Lauren Aitch had 15, lifting ninth-seeded Michigan State to a 63-49 win Tuesday night over the top-seeded Duke Blue Devils and former coach Joanne P. McCallie in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Duke didn’t make a shot for the last 71/2 minutes as it was outscored 16-2, leading to students rushing the court to celebrate.
In more than a decade, the only top-seeded team to lose in the second round was Ohio State in 2006 setback against eighth-seeded Boston College.
Michigan State (22-10) will face the winner of the Iowa State-Ball State game on Saturday in the semifinals of the Berkeley Regional.
Jasmine Thomas had 14 points for Duke (27-6) and leading scorer Chante Black was held to just four.

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