Michigan State victory brings joy to Detroit

Monday, April 06, 2009

Everyone anticipated that the NCAA finals would bring an economic boost to Detroit. But the surprise victory of the Michigan State Spartans over UConn on Saturday has brought the troubled city more than money, and excitement about tonight's final against the North Carolina Tar Heels is intense. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Alberta will join John with a look at the benefits—economic and otherwise—of the Final Four for Detroit.

Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo hopes the Final Four and the success of the Spartans can give Detroit and Michigan a much-needed assist.


Tim Alberta


Nadia Zonis

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