Green Lifts No. 25 Michigan St. Over Indiana In OT
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Draymond Green made a go-ahead shot with 29.3 seconds left and No. 25 Michigan State held on for an 84-83 win over Indiana on Sunday night.
Hoosiers guard Jordan Hulls, who got tied up by Spartans center Derrick Nix with 1.2 seconds left, was long on a 3-pointer just before the buzzer.
Michigan State (13-8, 5-4 Big Ten) avoided its first four-game losing streak in four years.
Indiana (11-11, 2-7) had a shot to beat back-to-back ranked teams for the first time in Tom Crean’s three seasons, but Jeremiah Rivers missed free throws that would’ve sealed the victory in regulation.
Kalin Lucas scored 26 points, Green had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Durrell Summers scored 17 for the Spartans.
Christian Watford scored 21 points and Hulls had 17 for the Hoosiers.
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