Iowa Falls 62-59 Against Michigan State - Game Recap
Michigan State earned a 62-59 victory over Iowa on Thursday, getting 17 points from Branden Dawson at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Bettors who backed Michigan State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks.
Michigan State got 14 points from Gary Harris and another 12 points from Keith Appling. Keith Appling contributed 4 assists, while Derrick Nix cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Iowa got 15 points from Zach McCabe in a losing cause and another 14 points from Melsahn Basabe. Anthony Clemmons contributed 6 assists for them, while Eric May had 7 rebounds.
Michigan State hit the break trailing 28-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Michigan State had a 36-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.