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5th in MVC

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State survived a serious upset bid from Bradley in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Des Moines, but the Spartans' 76-65 victory was hardly inspiring. Michigan State, the No. 2 seed in the East, didn't take a lead of eight points until less than three minutes remained. The Spartans had to rely on Cassius Winston, who was their leading scorer with 26 points, far too much. Michigan State will play 10-seed Minnesota in the second round on Saturday.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

If you're wondering – and you probably are if you're watching Michigan State and Bradley – the No. 2 seed has lost just eight times to the No. 15 seed in the NCAA tournament. Michigan State, in fact, is the most recent upset victim as a No. 2 seed. The Spartans as the two-seed in 2016 lost to Middle Tennessee State. Michigan State leads Bradley 50-48 with less than 12 minutes remaining.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Offensively, Cassius Winston carried Michigan State in the first half. Winston has 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting. The rest of the Spartans are 6-of-20. Michigan State, the No. 2 seed in the East Regional, trail 15th-seeded Bradley 35-34 at halftime. Bradley is 6-of-9 from three, compared to 2-of-10 for the Spartans.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State is struggling to separate from Bradley but has reason to feel optimistic. The Braves are 4-of-6 from three and are shooting 47 percent overall. They're also outrebounding the Spartans 13-10. Michigan State is shooting just 32 percent but still leads 20-19 with just more than seven minutes remaining in the first half.

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Down 18, Bradley storms back to win MVC final

Bradley rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half and earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2006, beating Northern Iowa 57-54 Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game.

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Bradley knocks Loyola-Chicago out of MVC tourney

Nate Kannell came off the bench to score 19 points, including what turned out to be the game-winning 3-pointer, and Bradley knocked out 2018 Final Four team Loyola-Chicago 53-51 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

Bradley shuts down Loyola-Chicago on final possession (0:55)
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Ellingson, Wilkins carry Drake over Bradley 77-68

Brady Ellingson had 17 points to lead five Drake players in double figures as the Bulldogs topped Bradley 77-68 on Tuesday night. D.J. Wilkins added 14 points for the Bulldogs. Tremell Murphy chipped in 13, Nick McGlynn scored 13 and Anthony Murphy...

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Bradley sophomore Ronnie Suggs tells ESPN he is transferring.

Team Stats

Points Per Game66.5366th
Rebounds Per Game34.1301st
Assists Per Game12.1339th
Points Allowed65.335th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record11-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8