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Duke blasts Michigan State in semifinal game

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Denzel Valentine's start to the Final Four was the stuff of dreams -- three quick 3-pointers and an early lead for Michigan State. 

He spent the rest of the night looking at a wall of white jerseys. Valentine finished with 22 points, but the Spartans fell flat after that bright beginning, losing 81-61 to Duke in Saturday night's national semifinal. 

After looking so comfortable early on, Michigan State ended up shooting only 40 percent for the game. The Spartans missed 10 of their last 11 shots in the first half, a stretch they couldn't afford against the favored Blue Devils.

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