Michigan St. Smothers No. 1 Louisville In 64-52 Elite Eight Win
March 29, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -Michigan State gave the Final Four a hometown feel, stopping overall No. 1 seed Louisville 64-52 Sunday to win the Midwest Regional.
Goran Suton had 19 points and 10 rebounds as the second-seeded Spartans (30-6) reached their fifth Final Four in 11 years.
Only 90 miles from their campus, the Spartans will play Connecticut on Saturday at Ford Field in Detroit. Along with advancing, coach Tom Izzo's team prevented Louisville (31-6) from becoming the third Big East squad in the Final Four.