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Michigan State Celebrates Elite 8 Victory

  • Freshman forward Delvon Roe celebrates with sophomore guard Isaiah Dahlman after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 earning them the NCAA Midwest regional championship and a spot in the final four.
  • MSU head coach Tom Izzo looks to the crowd as his team celebrates their 64-52 win over Louisville. The victory earned the Spartans the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship as well as a seat in the final four. `
  • MSU head coach Tom Izzo holds up the NCAA Midwest regional trophy with the rest of the MSU Spartan men's basketball team.
  • Sophomore guard Durrell Summers celebrates with junior forward Raymar Morgan after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52. The victory earned MSU the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship as well as a seat in the final four.
  • Pieces of the net are tied around the hats of the MSU men's basketball team as they huddle up on the court of Lucas Oil Staidum in Indianapolis. The Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 Sunday night earning them a spot in the final four.
  • Senior guard Marquise Gray points as the team celebrates their 64-52 win over Louisville which earns them a seat in the final four.
  • MSU head coach Tom Izzo holds up the net after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 earning them the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship and a spot in the final four.
  • Senior forward Marquise Gray dances as the Spartans clinch the NCAA Midwest regional championship Sunday evening at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. MSU beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52.
  • Senior center Idong Ibok jumps into the arms or senior forward Marquise gray after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52.
  • MSU head coach Tom Izzo waves to the crowd as he walks off the court of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 65-52 Sunday night earning them a seat in the final four.
  • Senior forward Marquise Gray walks off the court of Lucas Oil stadium with the NCAA Mid-west regional championship trophy Sunday evening after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 earning them a seat in the final four.
  • Junior guard Isaiah Dahlman hugs Tom Izzo's daughter Raquel Izzo after the Spartans earned a spot in the final four with their 64-52 victory over the Louisville Cardinals.
  • Sophomore guard Kalin Lucas holds up a piece of the net as the Spartans celebrate their 64-52 victory over  which earned them the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship as well as a seat in the final four.
  • Senior guard Goran Suton cuts off a piece of the net after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
  • MSU head coach Tom Izzo looks to the crowd as his team celebrates their 64-52 win over Louisville. The victory earned the Spartans the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship as well as a seat in the final four.
  • Freshman forward Austion Thornton hugs Lupe Izzo after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 Sunday night. The Spartans took home the NCAA Midwest regional championship trophy and a spot in the final four.
  • Freshman forward Delvon Roe holds up his hands as he walks off the court of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 Sunday night earning them a spot in the final four.
  • Senior guard Travis Walton celebrates with fans at Lucas Oil Stadium after the Spartans beat the Louisville Cardinals 64-52 earning them a seat in the final four.

Photos of Michigan State’s celebration after they defeated the Cardinals and secured their spot in the Final Four at Detroit.

Added at 12:08 am on March 29, 2009, by . Filed under Basketball, gallery, Michigan State University, sports, The State News