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Martin takes over at end for Harlem

...built its final five-point lead when Tykeria Green danced through the lane for a layup. A minute later, though, Spartans guard Jessica Morton fouled out. When Ebony Wells tipped in Martin's missed free throw -- Martin made the first...
High school | Harlem High School | Glenn Hills High School | Hephzibah High School
Spartans edged by Musketeers

...have held at least a share of first place in the region the entire season. Richmond Academy survived this one when Spartans guard George Jones grabbed a missed free throw with 4.7 seconds left, zipped down the floor but couldn't convert a...
High school | Academy of Richmond County | Glenn Hills High School
'Baby Shaq' energizes Lady Musketeers

...illness, was shut down early by a tight Lady Musketeers defense that allowed only 12 first-half points. But the Lady Spartans guard came on strong in the fourth quarter, scoring nine of her 13 points. But Richmond Academy held tough, thanks to...
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County | Glenn Hills High School
Spartans deny Jaguars' rally

...11-3, 6-2) forced crucial turnovers and converted them into points on the offensive end down the stretch. Spartans guard Luke Payne finished 17-for-18 from the free-throw line and notched a game-high 21 points, but sixth man Daniel...
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Duke subdues Michigan State

...the reins with Brand on the bench. In a :39 span, the sophomore buried a 3-pointer from the right wing, forced Spartan guard Mateen Cleaves to travel then nailed a four-foot runner. When Avery was finished, Duke led 59-50 and the rest...
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Spartans bide time to escape the zone

...sometimes chimed in, pacing the Spartans' dribbles. The Knights eventually switched to man-to-man, freeing the Spartans guards to drive the lane for layups and to get to the free throw line. The ploy helped Glenn Hills hold off Evans and win...
High school | Evans High School | Glenn Hills High School
'Feel-good' story on Spartans' side

...winning, as they say, can be contagious. "When you go through hard times, you pray for something to get you out," Spartans guard Travis Walton said. "I'm sure they didn't pray for Michigan State to get to the Final Four or the national championship...
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N.C. State 69, Michigan State 58

...Michigan State shot a season-low 32 percent. "It didn't seem anybody could score at times," Hill said. With the Spartans' guards waiting for them at the 3-point line, the Wolfpack were smothered as they tried to run their offense in the first...
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