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Cyclones' ever-steady 3-point shooting gets an assist from rarely used full-court press

Updated: March 29, 2009, 2:38 AM ET
By Ted Miller | ESPN.com

BERKELEY, Calif. -- No lead is safe against Iowa State. The Cyclones are just too money from 3-point range. Michigan State learned the hard way in a 69-68 loss Saturday in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals.

The Spartans took a seven-point lead -- the biggest margin of the second half -- with 1 minute, 29 seconds left, when the Cyclones went to work, doing two things they never do.

They started to press full-court. And they went to the bank.

That press, practiced ...

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