January 26th, 2018


No. 6 men’s basketball pulls away from Wisconsin The State News
No. 6 MSU (18-3, 7-2) shot 50 percent overall in its, 76-61, victory over Wisconsin Friday night at the Breslin Center and the team committed just 13 turnovers, a big improvement from the squads’ previous outing against Illinois on Monday, in which the team turned it over a season-high 25 times.

Michigan State stays in control for much of 76-61 win over Wisconsin Detroit Free Press
No. 6 Michigan State built a big lead in the first half, let it nearly disappear in the early part of the second, but held on for a 76-61 victory over Wisconsin on Friday night at Breslin Center. The Spartans (19-3, 7-2 Big Ten) built an 18-point lead early, then watched as the Badgers chipped it to six with a 19-9 run to start the second half.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s win over Wisconsin and an odd night at Breslin Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist gives his initial thoughts on an odd and dark day in Michigan State history, which ended with a basketball game — the Spartans beating Wisconsin, 76-61, at Breslin Center.

No. 6 Michigan State Basketball defeats Wisconsin isportsweb
From the opening tip, the Michigan State Basketball team was bigger, more athletic, and simply played smarter than Wisconsin. The Spartans used multiple large runs in the first half to pull away early from the Badgers and —–to win 76-61.

Spartans beat Wisconsin 76-61 despite sloppy second half Spartan Tailgate
Led by a game-high 24 points from sophomore star Miles Bridges, No. 6 Michigan State overcame a somewhat sloppy second half to beat Wisconsin 76-61 Friday night at Breslin Center. After building a 37-21 halftime lead in part by turning it over just three times, the Spartans committed 10 turnovers in the second half and allowed the Badgers to get to within six before MSU pulling away for good.