1. Not So Spartan

    Louisville Stuns Michigan State

    PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 22:  Chane Behanan #24 of the Louisville Cardinals looses the ball alongside Draymond Green #23 of the Michigan State Spartans in the second half during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Semifinal game at US Airways Center on March 22, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    The Sweet 16 isn’t so sweet—when you lose. There was a bitter taste in the mouths of the Michigan State Spartan squad as it became the NCAA tournament’s first No. 1 seed to fall, losing to Louisvill 57-44 Thursday night. In a low-scoring affair, the nation’s best-shooting team went cold from the floor, shooting just 28 percent, as veteran coach Rick Pitino led Louisville to its 29th win of the season. The Cardinals led 23-15 at halftime and never looked back, leading by double digits for much of the second half.

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