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Penn State Falls 79-63 to Michigan State - Recap

Michigan State grabbed a 79-63 win over Penn State on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Branden Dawson at Bryce Jordan Center.

Michigan State was a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Keith Appling had 14 points for Michigan State and Gary Harris chipped in with 13 points. Denzel Valentine had 6 assists for them, while Adreian Payne was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Penn State got 18 points from Brandon Taylor in a losing cause and another 17 points from D.J. Newbill. Tim Frazier contributed 5 assists for them, while Ross Travis had 7 rebounds.

Michigan State trailed at halftime, 47-40.

Michigan State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-26.