3:00 PM ET, February 22, 2009
Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State showed some physical and mental toughness just in time to keep its narrow lead in the Big Ten race.Kalin Lucas scored 17 points to help the Spartans (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) come from behind to beat Wisconsin 61-50 on Sunday.
• Michigan State holds a one-game lead over Purdue in the Big Ten. The Spartans last won the regular-season conference title in 2001.
• Wisconsin had won five consecutive games and two consecutive games against ranked Big Ten teams before this loss.
• Michigan State has won 18 of its last 20 Big Ten home games.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||15-48 (.313)||24-51 (.471)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-21 (.333)||2-9 (.222)|
|FT Made-Attempted||13-16 (.813)||11-16 (.688)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||14 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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