Michigan State Spartans
Defeated New Mexico State, 70-67; Maryland, 85-83; Northern Iowa, 59-52; Tennessee, 70-69.
F Delvon Roe (6.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg), F Raymar Morgan (11.5, 6.2), G Durrell Summers (11.2, 4.6), G Korie Lucious (5.4, 1.7), C Derrick Nix (2.4, 2.1).
F Draymond Green (9.8 ppg, 7.8 rpg), G Chris Allen (8.5, 2.9).
… rebound. They are best in the nation in rebounding margin at plus-9. They also have a hot scorer in Summers, who had 21 points in the Midwest Regional final against Tennessee and has scored in double digits in seven consecutive NCAA tournament games spanning two seasons.
… have a team in the best of health. Star point guard Kalin Lucas is out with a torn Achilles' tendon. Also, Roe (knee, wrist) and Allen (ankle) are injured.
Sixth Final Four trip in 12 seasons.
The Spartans have started 10 players and used 18 starting lineups.