Michigan State vs Ohio State Final: 59-56 - Recap
Keith Appling scored 15 points leading Michigan State to a 59-56 victory over Ohio State at Breslin Center on Saturday.
Michigan State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Michigan State got 14 points from Adreian Payne and another 9 points from Branden Dawson. Keith Appling contributed 3 assists, while Branden Dawson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Ohio State got 28 points from Deshaun Thomas in a losing cause and another 6 points from Lenzelle Smith, Jr.. Aaron Craft contributed 6 assists for them, while Deshaun Thomas had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Michigan State were victorious, as the score was 30-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Michigan State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Ohio State only had 25.