Big Ten Tournament - Michigan State Falls 61-58 Against Ohio State - Game Recap
Ohio State earned a 61-58 victory over Michigan State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Aaron Craft at United Center.
Ohio State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.
Ohio State got 16 points from Deshaun Thomas and another 9 points from LaQuinton Ross. Aaron Craft contributed 9 assists, while Deshaun Thomas cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Michigan State got a 17-point performance from Derrick Nix, who was supported by 16 points from Keith Appling. Adreian Payne had 3 assists in a losing cause for Michigan State, while Derrick Nix grabbed 9 rebounds.
Ohio State trailed at halftime, 29-28.
The rebound battle favored Michigan State as they grabbed 37 boards, while Ohio State only had 32.