Ager had 17 of his 21 points as the Spartans took a 63-35 lead.
Brown scored 19 of his 20 points, including four 3-pointers, in the
first 20 minutes as the Spartans shot 71 percent from the field.
Mike Rader was 10-for-14 from the field and had a game-high 24
points for the Lakers, who return just two players from a 9-19 team
The Spartans didn't play anyone more than Ager's 27 minutes.
Davis played 22 and Brown just 19 before he was shaken by a blow to
the ribs early in the second half.
Michigan State had 26 assists, a 40-22 edge in rebounds and 37
points off turnovers. Running the court at every opportunity, Ager,
Brown and Neitzel combined for 16 assists with just three turnovers
on the perimeter.
Michigan State will host Northern Michigan, coach Tom Izzo's
alma mater, in an exhibition game Saturday night before beginning
the regular season at Hawaii on Nov. 19.