We'll soon crown the 75th NCAA tournament champion. In revisiting past title glory, it's clear to see the giant, broad shoulders of the legends continue to provide a powerful example for modern athletes.
Gary Harris scored 16 of his career-high 23 points in the first half to help third-seeded Michigan State cruise past sixth-seeded Memphis 70-48 on Saturday, putting the Spartans in the round of 16 for the fifth time in six years.
Keith Appling matched a career high with 25 points to lead No. 19 Michigan State to a 92-56 win over Tuskegee on Saturday night at Jenison Field House, where the "Game of Change" was held during the 1963 NCAA tournament.
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