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SportsPulse: It went down to the buzzer again for Duke, but the Blue Devils survive and advance. USA TODAY’s Jeff Zillgitt breaks down how they did it and looks ahead to their Elite Eight matchup with Michigan State. USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — It’s what they wanted. It’s why they came to Michigan State.

To get to a Final Four. To have a chance to win Tom Izzo’s second national title.

To etch their names among the elite.

“It means everything,” senior captain Matt McQuaid said. “That’s a big goal of ours. We always want to accomplish that. Those are the expectations here — championships.”

No. 2 seed MSU used a bevy of

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