Big Ten Tournament - Michigan State vs Michigan Recap - Michigan State Wins 69-55
Michigan State grabbed a 69-55 win over Michigan on Sunday, behind an 18-point effort from Adreian Payne at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Michigan State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites.
Branden Dawson had 15 points for Michigan State and Gary Harris chipped in with 15 points. Travis Trice had 4 assists for them, while Adreian Payne was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Michigan got 17 points from Nik Stauskas in a losing cause and another 11 points from Derrick Walton Jr.. Caris LeVert contributed 4 assists for them, while Jordan Morgan had 6 rebounds.
Michigan State hit the break leading 38-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Michigan State as they grabbed 38 boards, while Michigan only had 28.