The Boilermakers couldn’t even take advantage of a banged-up, foul-prone Michigan State squad, allowing Branden Dawson to score 20 points as the 12th-ranked Spartans rolled past Purdue 78-65.
The 12th-ranked Spartans might have to lean on the freshman guard Wednesday night at home against Minnesota.
When referring to Miami’s drubbing of the Dukies, Mike Valenti tweeted “Win/Win for the mitten. Blue gets No. 1 and MSU resume gets big boost. Thank “U” double dip.
Derrick Nix scored 17 points to help No. 22 Michigan State pull away for a 66-56 victory over Nebraska on Sunday night.
No. 18 Michigan State used a 28-7 run in the second half to pull away for an 84-61 victory over Purdue on Saturday.
Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell is declaring his intentions to enter the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Big Ten widely is considered the premier conference in the nation, with No. 11 Minnesota and No. 19 Michigan State among the league’s six ranked teams.
Ex-Michigan State football defensive standout Reggie Garnett has died of complications from diabetes. He was 38.
The team generated $85 million, $62 million of which was profit, Forbes said.
Mike Valenti said: “Would you pay full price to see the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl? I sure as hell wouldn’t spend $1,000 going to that lousy game.”