Found March 15, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
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It has been a rough night for Keith Appling and the Michigan St Spartans against Iowa in their quarterfinals matchup. But Appling sparked the Spartans with this posterization of Iowa’s Melsahn Basabe H/T BTN
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