It was a stunning upset when Michigan State fell to Middle Tennessee in their NCAA Tournament opener on Friday.
Notre Dame beats Michigan in NCAA opener.
Michigan State fans are in shock after a major upset in the NCAA Tournament.
Michigan State will begin what is expected to be another long NCAA Tournament run with a matchup against Middle Tennessee.
Zak Irvin hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and a pair of free throws in the closing minute as Michigan pulled out another one at the end.
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Despite their Big Ten tournament title, the Michigan State Spartans did not get a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Denzel Valentine finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists to lead No. 2 Michigan State past No. 13 Purdue.
Denzel Valentine had 18 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds to lead No. 2 Michigan State past No. 18 Maryland.
Eighth-seeded Michigan (22-12) was playing its third game in three days.
Big Ten player of the year Denzel Valentine scored 19 points and Eron Harris added 13 to help Michigan State blow out Ohio State.
Indiana appeared to have the game in hand until the Wolverines rallied.