Never-say-die attitude carries Spartans to final

Updated: April 4, 2005, 10:34 PM ET
By Miki Turner | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- There's a difference between just being hungry and starving. On Sunday night, the Michigan State Spartans were the latter.

"Coach [Semeka] Randall told us before the game that we needed to feel more than hunger," senior center Kelli Roehrig said. "We had to be starving. We had to want it that bad."

And after knocking off perennial powerhouse Tennessee 68-64 in front of 28,937 at the RCA Dome on Sunday, Michigan State now has the opportunity to partake in the ...

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