Michigan State led 57-46 after going on a 17-5 run midway through the second half, only to have Wisconsin come back.
Sixth-ranked Wisconsin will take on Michigan State for the Big Ten title.
Travis Trice equaled a career high with 27 points helping the Spartans to a 72-66 victory over Purdue on Wednesday night.
Tom Izzo enjoys the unfriendly reception he gets in opposing arenas — the chants and the signs are part of what makes college basketball fun for the Michigan State coach.
Travis Trice had four of Michigan State’s season-high 13 3-pointers …
Tom Izzo sounded glad the game was over.
Asked if coaches think about the worst possible outcome before calling a risky play, Izzo replied in the affirmative.
Denzel Valentine had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Michigan State held rival Michigan scoreless in overtime …
Although neither team is ranked, Sunday’s game is still a big one with potential NCAA tournament implications.
I think it’s truly lame the lack of buzz one of my favorite games is getting so let’s change it. What do you say?