Kalin Lucas

Keith Appling; Eric May

Michigan State Keeps NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive

Michigan State played a must-win game against Iowa Thursday and did just that. The Spartans finished with a five point lead and shut down the Hawkeyes.


Davide Curletti

Northwestern Falls To Michigan St In OT

This was Michigan State’s second straight game they won in overtime. The four point deficit broke Northwestern’s win streak.


Michigan State's Keith Appling gets caught between Northwestern's Luka Mirkovic, left, and Michael Thompson during the second half of Michigan State's 65-62 win in an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Michigan State Barely Escapes Northwestern Upset

Draymond Green scored 15 points, including an offensive rebound basket after a missed free throw with 12 seconds to go Monday night, and No. 18 Michigan State held off a furious finish from Northwestern to beat the Wildcats 65-62.

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