Loyola of Chicago vs Michigan State Recap - Michigan State Wins 73-61
Michigan State got 20 points from Gary Harris en route to a 73-61 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday at Breslin Center.
Michigan State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread.
Michigan State got 14 points from Adreian Payne and another 11 points from Travis Trice. Keith Appling contributed 7 assists, while Adreian Payne cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Loyola of Chicago got a 25-point performance from Ben Averkamp, who was supported by 10 points from Devon Turk. Cully Payne had 7 assists in a losing cause for Loyola of Chicago, while Ben Averkamp grabbed 8 rebounds.
Michigan State hit the break trailing 32-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
Michigan State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-31.