Relive four of the greatest moments in Michigan State basketball history. Each set comes with four laser-etched coasters depicting these historic plays:
2010 Round of 32 vs Maryland - The buzzer-beater
2000 National Championship vs Florida - Second championship
2005 West Regional Final vs Kentucky - The OT Putback
1979 National Championship vs Indiana State - The first time
These slate coasters are laser-etched indelibly into the stone itself. - Size: 4&amp;amp;quot; x 4&amp;amp;quot; x 0.25&amp;amp;quot; per coaster - Weight: 0.25lbs (4oz) - Natural edge
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2010 Round of 32
Michigan State vs Maryland
85 - 83
21 March, 2010
Lucious hits a buzzer beater to down Maryland and push the Spartans into the Sweet Sixteen.
2000 National Championship
Michigan State vs Florida
89 - 76
3 April, 2000
Michigan State senior Mateen Cleaves limped his way to the Most Outstanding Player (MOP) of the 2000 NCAA Tournament. Cleaves sprained his ankle with 16:18 to play in the 2nd half, and this was after Florida had trimmed Michigan State's double digit halftime lead to 50-44. Cleaves returned about four minutes later, and immediately helped lead the Spartans on a 16-6 run to put the game out of reach. The lone top-seed remaining would bring order to a tournament filled with upsets as they salted away the victory for the school's second National Championship (1979). Michigan State coach Tom Izzo earned his first title, from his second straight final four appearance. Morris Peterson led the Spartans with 21 points.
2005 West Regional Final
The OT Putback
Michigan State vs Kentucky
94 - 88
27 March, 2005
Davis gets the putback
1979 National Championship
The first time
Michigan State vs Indiana State
75 - 64
24 March, 1979
On this play Magic gets the dunk and draws the foul. Undefeated Indiana State lost against Michigan State when the Sycamores' Larry Bird, who hit 53.2 percent of his field-goal attempts on the season, made just one-third of his shots from the floor (7 of 21) as a sore thumb limited his shooting effectiveness. Magic Johnson scored a game-high 24 points for the Spartans. The ballyhooed matchup between Bird and Magic aroused fans and generated the largest ever TV share for an NCAA final. On March 26, 1979, Earvin ?Magic? Johnson leads the Michigan State Spartans to a 75- 64 victory over Larry Bird?s Indiana State Sycamores in the NCAA men?s basketball championship game. The most watched college finale of its time, the game established Magic vs. Bird as a rivalry for the ages, and would catapult both players to NBA superstardom.
I got these as a birthday gift for a family member who is a lifelong avid Duke fan! It was the perfect gift! High quality and fun.
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