By Adam Hoge-

INDIANAPOLIS (CBS) – After a slow start that resulted in a 20-9 deficit, the Michigan State Spartans went on a 26-5 run to close the first half and never looked back in a 65-52 win over the Wisconsin Badgers Saturday at the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.

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The run coincided with Spartans guard Austin Thornton hitting three threes in a row and Draymond Green getting over a rough start to the game. Thornton finished with 12 points on 4-for-4 shooting from three, while Green posted an impressive double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds.

After the game, both stars met with the media in the locker room:

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