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MSU gets last word over Duke, McCallie

Blue Devils didn't play their best, but Duke was also a victim of a flawed system

Originally Published: March 24, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

There was so much emotion involved in this Duke-Michigan State matchup, and for so many different reasons.

No. 1 Duke was upset in the second round, falling 63-49 to a jubilant No. 9 seed Michigan State on the Spartans' home court in East Lansing, Mich., on Tuesday. It ended the star-crossed Duke careers of seniors Chante Black, Abby Waner and Carrem Gay, and it gave Michigan State some feelings of redemption -- if that's the right word for it.

This multifaceted drama was set ...

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