Michigan State shot 34 percent from the field and 20.8 percent on 3-pointers.
This was just the second meeting ever between the schools with Michigan State winning the other in the second round of the 1986 NCAA tournament.
Keith Appling came off the bench to score 17 points and Denzel Valentine and Travis Trice added 15 apiece Friday to power Michigan State to a 98-65 victory over Mount St. Mary’s …
Michigan State opened the NCAA tournament with a 65-54 win over Valparaiso.
A day after the Spartans lost by five points at Indiana, Izzo was more encouraged than discouraged.
Keith Appling scored 19 points and Branden Dawson added 18 to lead No. 13 Michigan State to a 49-47 victory over Wisconsin on Tuesday night.
Keith Appling made two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and finished with 15 points to help No. 18 Michigan State beat No. 11 Ohio State 59-56 on Saturday night.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo knows that to stop Deshaun Thomas is the surest way to stop No. 11 Ohio State.
For Derrick Nix, who hasn’t always had it easy at Michigan State, it was a good time to have a great day.
Gary Harris and Denzel Valentine scored 12 points apiece to lead No. 20 Michigan State to a 64-53 victory over Bowling Green on Tuesday night.