New York, Michigan clash in semifinals

Updated: March 2, 2009, 11:33 AM ET
By Mark Tennis and Doug Huff | ESPNRISE.com

Michigan pulled a Great State Debate upset last week, eliminating a Philadelphia-led Pennsylvania squad headed by Wilt Chamberlain and Kobe Bryant.

Can the Wolverine State make it two in a row? If it does, No. 5 seed Michigan will need to get past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and top-seed New York in this week's semifinal round.

Michigan's argument that it is more of a statewide basketball power instead of just one city might still fly, since New York is dominated by New York City.

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