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Michigan State flashes dominance in blowout win over Iowa Spartan Avenue
If you were expecting a good game on Monday night in East Lansing between two top-20 Big Ten opponents, you were sorely let down. Michigan State took it to No. 18 Iowa in dominant fashion, 90-68.

Michigan State basketball has another complete game, easily beats Iowa Detroit Free Press
Michigan State made its Big Ten home opener look ho-hum. Another game with minimal turnovers. Another stifling defensive performance. Another blowout victory. This time, it was against another ranked team. Nick Ward and Kenny Goins paced a balanced performance for the 10th-ranked Spartans en route to a 90-68 victory over No. 18 Iowa on Monday night at Breslin Center.

Spartans humble Hawkeyes, 90-68 Detroit News
Michigan State had four players score in double figures on Monday night against Iowa, but the offense was hardly the story for the Spartans. Back on its home court for the first time in two weeks, No. 10 Michigan State frustrated No. 18 Iowa from beginning to end, limiting the Hawkeyes to 32.8 percent shooting on its way to a 90-68 victory at the Breslin Center to open Big Ten play with back-to-back victories.

No. 10 MSU steamrolls No. 18 Iowa out of Breslin The Only Colors
We’ll start with Nick Ward, who had arguably his best game as a Spartan in a historic outing. Not only did he have a career high of 26 points, but he was also a perfect 10/10 from the field. The last Spartan to shoot 10/10 from the field in a game? Alan Anderson back in 2005.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 90-68 bludgeoning of Iowa Lansing State Journal
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3. MSU played terrific, but Iowa’s response was pitiful

Nick Ward’s career game helps Michigan State pound Iowa MLive.com
Big Ten basketball got underway at the Breslin Center on Monday night with a top-20 matchup, but the Spartans treated the game like it was another December non-conference game against a low-level opponent. No. 10 Michigan State beat No. 18 Iowa, 90-68, at Breslin Center as it dismantled a one-loss Iowa team and finished its early Big Ten games with two wins.

Michigan State dominates Iowa in post, runs away in second half Spartan Tailgate
After being bludgeoned in the post by a series of dump-ins and drives to the basket in the opening half, Iowa couldn’t come up with a counter to stop the bleeding in the paint. As Monday’s game wore on, though, it became a secondary issue for the visiting Hawkeyes.

Goins, Ward Lead Michigan State Past Iowa, 90-68
Redshirt senior Kenny Goins (Troy, Mich./Warren Mott) scored a career-high 19 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and handed out seven assists and junior forward Nick Ward (Gahanna, Ohio/Lincoln) had a career-high 26 points as No. 10 Michigan State used a big second half en route to an 88-63 win over No. 16 Iowa at the Breslin Center on Monday night.

Spartans Nearly Perfect In Win Over Iowa Spartans Wire
#10 Michigan State jumped out to a 2-0 start in Big Ten play and is now 7-2 overall after a scintillating performance in all phases of the game in a 90-68 win over #18 Iowa.