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Middle Tennessee St upsets No. 2 seed Michigan State


March 19, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Reality hit Middle Tennessee State guard Jaqawn Raymond as he walked triumphantly off the floor. Giddy Potts thought it might come later, once he returned to the team hotel and flipped on the TV.

It sunk in immediately for Michigan State.

Relying on the same balanced scoring that carried them to the NCAA Tournament, the No. 15 seed Blue Raiders ended the second-seeded Spartans’ title hopes in convincing fashion Friday. They never trailed in a 90-81 first-round victory that sent brackets around the country into trash cans.

“We wanted to win this game as bad as anybody...

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