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Game plan, focus lift MSU to Detroit

Originally Published: March 29, 2009
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- At 10 Sunday morning, the Michigan State basketball team reported for its walkthrough in a basement ballroom of the downtown Hilton.

The ballroom is called Monument Hall. What the Spartans showed their coach in that room was a monumental focus on the mission to reach the Final Four in their home state.

"They were locked in like they were in the army," Tom Izzo marveled. "I felt like saluting them.

"I went from worrying about things to leaving there saying, ...

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