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Penn State Falls 81-72 Against Michigan State - Game Recap

Adreian Payne scored 20 points leading Michigan State to an 81-72 victory over Penn State at Bryce Jordan Center on Wednesday.

Michigan State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10.5-point spread.

Gary Harris had 14 points for Michigan State and Derrick Nix chipped in with 12 points. Derrick Nix had 4 assists for them, while Adreian Payne was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Penn State got a 29-point performance from Jermaine Marshall, who was supported by 27 points from D.J. Newbill. D.J. Newbill had 6 assists in a losing cause for Penn State, while Jermaine Marshall grabbed 10 rebounds.

Michigan State hit the break leading 29-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Michigan State as they grabbed 33 boards, while Penn State only had 30.