INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Bingham Jr. embraced being the game-changer Friday night.
Tyson Walker helped seventh-seeded Michigan State make sure the title stuck.
Bingham scored 11 of his career-high matching 19 points during a crucial second-half stretch and Walker scored nine of his 11 points in the final 93 seconds to help the Spartans beat No.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Malaki Branham scored 22 points and No. 23 Ohio State snapped a two-game losing streak with an 80-69 win over Michigan State on Thursday night.
Branham scored 15 points in the second half and finished 9 for 16 from the floor.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Johnny Davis had a game-high 25 points, leading No. 14 Wisconsin to a 70-62 victory over No. 17 Michigan State on Tuesday night.
The win lifted the second-place Badgers (19-4 overall, 10-3 Big Ten) to within a half-game of first-place Illinois in the Big Ten Conference.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo told his Spartans that one of the keys to beating Rutgers was to not let the Scarlet Knights get going offensively.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor had 17 points with five 3-pointers and 14th-ranked Texas Tech beat No. 23 Texas 77-64 on Tuesday night in Chris Beard’s return to an emotionally charged arena packed with fans who used to love the coach who took the Red Raiders to the national championship game only three years ago.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Michigan State has a deep rotation that allows coach Tom Izzo to mix and match his lineups, but the 13th-ranked Spartans still don't have a consistent, go-to scorer.
Perhaps it was no surprise, then, that a veteran reserve came through late in a raucous Big Ten road game against a Maryland squad that's played its best against ranked foes.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Northwestern beat Michigan State at its game, crashing the offensive boards and hustling for loose balls to beat a top 10 team on the road for the time in nearly five years.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Gabe Brown scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half, Marcus Bingham Jr. added 13 and No. 10 Michigan State rallied from a 13-point first-half deficit for a 73-67 victory over Northwestern on Sunday.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gabe Brown scored a career high 24 points, as short-handed No. 10 Michigan State pulled away in the second half to beat scrappy High Point 81-68 in Wednesday’s matchup of longtime coaching friends Tom Izzo and Tubby Smith.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tyson Walker may not be the leading scorer every game, but he’s a key ingredient that has No. 19 Michigan State off to its best start in four seasons.
“Tyson, the guy that stirs the drink usually gets the team going,” Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said after the Spartans' 80-64 win Saturday over Penn State.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Max Christie had 14 points, Gabe Brown scored 12 and No. 22 Michigan State built a big lead early and defeated Toledo 81-68 on Saturday.
Tyson Walker added 11 points and six assists and Marcus Bingham Jr.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Marcus Bingham Jr. dunked home an alley-oop pass from Tyson Walker with 3.4 seconds left to lift Michigan State past Loyola Chicago 63-61 in Wednesday's first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Marcus Bingham Jr. had 19 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks as Michigan State battled past Eastern Michigan 83-59 on Saturday despite shooting a season-low 44% from the field.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gabe Brown scored 19 points, freshman Max Christie added 18 and Michigan State beat Butler 73-52 on Wednesday night in the Gavitt Tipoff.
Michigan State jumped out to a 22-8 lead behind nine points from Christie.