Michigan State vs Kentucky Wrap - Michigan State Wins 78-74
Michigan State got 22 points from Keith Appling as they ran past Kentucky 78-74 on Tuesday at United Center.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 4 number at most sportsbooks.
Michigan State got 20 points from Gary Harris and another 15 points from Adreian Payne. Keith Appling contributed 8 assists, while Branden Dawson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Kentucky got 27 points from Julius Randle in a losing cause and another 19 points from James Young. Andrew Harrison contributed 3 assists for them, while Julius Randle had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Michigan State were victorious, as the score was 44-32 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Kentucky as they grabbed 44 boards, while Michigan State only had 32.