Michigan State Blows 15-Point Lead, Ends Up Winning on Buzzer-Beater

Posted by Frank Gasper on March-21-2010 Add Comments

Korie Lucious hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to cap a frantic finish and give injury-depleted Michigan State an 85-83 victory over Maryland on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

After star guard Kalin Lucas went down with a leg injury, the Spartans blew a 15-point lead in the second half.

Greivis Vasquez’s basket put fourth-seeded Maryland ahead 83-82 with six seconds left, but Michigan State inbounded immediately and pushed up the floor.

The ball went to Lucious at the top of the key and he drained a three, in total confidence and just in time, setting off...

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