Midwest Regional Semifinal: (2) Duke 71 – (3) Michigan State 61

03/30/2013

Rasheed Sulaimon, Branden DawsonINDIANAPOLIS, IN – Duke defeated a strong Michigan State team 71-61 in Indianapolis on Friday night, sending the Blue Devils into a Sunday matchup against Louisville for a spot in the Final Four. Seth Curry had 29 points for Duke on 8 of 17 from the field and a perfect 7 for 7 from the line in a game that felt controlled by the Blue Devils from beginning to end.

Keith Appling led the Spartans with 16 points, while Derrick Nix had 10 rebounds in the loss.

Kevin Kugler and Pete Gillen called the action on Westwood One Sports.

(Ryan Kelly and Seth Curry back to back give Duke a seven point lead)

(Adreian Payne slam brings Michigan State within one)

(Seth Curry hits his sixth three of the night)

(Rasheed Salaimon layup to lead 56-46)

(Travis Trice brings Spartans within eight)

(Final call as Duke heads to the Elite Eight)

(Postgame interview with Duke’s Rasheed Salaimon)

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