January 8th, 2021


Michigan State Falls, 55-54, as Purdue Hits Late Shot Michigan State University Athletics
No. 23 Michigan State took a 15-point lead at halftime and led by four points in the final minute, but Purdue’s Trevion Williams hit a jumper with four seconds left as the Boilermakers came back for a 55-54 win at the Breslin Center in a Big Ten men’s basketball game Friday night.

Michigan State blows lead in final seconds, stunned by Purdue, 55-54 Detroit Free Press
MSU’s defense collapsed down the stretch, particularly against Trevion Williams. The Boilermakers’ big man scored eight of their final 10 points in the final 3:19, hitting a hook shot with 4.5 seconds left that gave Purdue a stunning 55-54 comeback win Friday night at Breslin Center.

Michigan State blows big halftime lead, falls to Purdue, 55-54 Spartans Wire
The Spartans led for nearly the entire game until Purdue junior forward Trevion Williams hit a jumper with four seconds left in the game to lift the Boilermakers past Michigan State. Junior forward Aaron Henry had a chance to win the game but his buzzer beater shot bounced off the rim, completing the incredible comeback for Purdue.

Michigan State stumbles in second half, gets upended by Purdue 55-54 Detroit News
Michigan State’s defense was on point again Friday night at the Breslin Center, but the offense decided to take most of the second half off as the Spartans hosted Purdue. That, and a decision to go small late in the game, cost No. 23 Michigan State as Purdue’s Trevion Williams hit a jumper with 4.5 seconds to play to give the Boilermakers a 55-54 victory.

MSU blows 17-point lead, falls to Purdue on last-second shot Spartan Tailgate
Of course the ball was going to Trevion Williams, and on Friday night, of course the Purdue center made the shot. The 6-foot-11 junior took an inbound feed from Eric Hunter Jr. and tossed in the game-winning basket with 4.5 seconds left to play at Breslin Center, capping a dominant second half and giving the Boilermakers a 55-54 win over No. 23 Michigan State.