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No. 12 Michigan St Beats No. 18 Georgia In 3OTs

Cornerback Brandon Boykin tackles wide receiver Keshawn Martin. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Cornerback Brandon Boykin tackles wide receiver Keshawn Martin. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kirk Cousins threw for 300 yards and one touchdown and Dan Conroy kicked a 28-yard field goal in the third overtime, giving No. 12 Michigan State a 33-30 victory over No. 18 Georgia in the Outback Bowl on Monday.

Georgia’s Blair Walsh became the Southeastern Conference’s career scoring leader with a field goal in the second extra period. But he missed a 42-yarder in the first overtime after conservative play-calling and had a 47-yard attempt blocked on the final play of the game.

Michigan State (11-3) ended a five-game bowl losing streak with its first postseason win since beating Fresno State in the 2001 Silicon Valley Bowl. Georgia (10-4) finished on a two-game losing streak, including a lopsided loss to top-ranked LSU in the SEC championship game.

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