Texas vs Michigan State Recap - Michigan State Wins 67-56

Michigan State got a 25-point performance from Derrick Nix, who added 11 rebounds as Michigan State ran past Texas 67-56 on Saturday at Breslin Center.

Michigan State did not, however, defeat Texas against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks.

Michigan State got 14 points from Keith Appling and another 13 points from Adreian Payne. Keith Appling contributed 3 assists, while Derrick Nix cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Texas got 16 points from Julien Lewis in a losing cause and another 13 points from Sheldon McClellan. Javan Felix contributed 11 assists for them, while Connor Lammert had 6 rebounds.

Michigan State trailed at halftime, 33-28.

Michigan State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-32.