Spartans Take Big Ten Win Over Indiana, College Roundup


Published on January 22 2014 6:39 am
Last Updated on January 22 2014 6:39 am
Written by Millie Lange

Spartans Stay Perfect In Big Ten With Win Over Indiana

(East Lansing, MI) -- Gary Harris scored 20 of his game high 24 points in the second half to lead third-rated Michigan State past Indiana, 71-66 at the Breslin Center last night.  The Spartans held Indiana to four free throws over a nearly seven minute stretch late in the game to overcome a five point deficit. Branden Dawson contributed 13 points and nine rebounds in the win. Yogi Ferrell led the Hoosiers with 19 points. Michigan State improved to 18-1 and 7-0 in the Big Ten. Indiana fell to 12-7 and 2-4 in the conference.

No. 19 Pitt Crushes Clemson

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Talib Zanna dropped in a game-high 22 points as 19th-ranked Pittsburgh crushed Clemson 76-43 at the Petersen Events Center. Lamar Patterson netted 13 points and Cameron Wright had 12 for the Panthers, who improved to 17-2 on the season and 5-1 in the ACC. Pitt is at Maryland Saturday.

No. 14 Kentucky Wins

Texas A&M fell 68-51 at 14th-ranked Kentucky.

Illinois Meets Ohio State Thursday

(Columbus, OH) -- Illinois hits the road Thursday for a matchup with 15th-ranked Ohio State in Columbus. The Fighting Illini are 13-6 with a 2-4 Big Ten record. The Buckeyes fell to 15-4 with an equal 2-4 conference mark after being upset by Nebraska Monday night in Lincoln.

College Basketball Roundup

In local college hoops action last night, Northwestern picked up a 63-60 double-overtime win over Purdue. Elsewhere, Notre Dame lost 76-74 at Florida State. Tonight, UIC hosts Cleveland State while Northern Illinois is at Toledo. DePaul returns to action Saturday at Seton Hall.

Tuesday, January 21 Scoreboard

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball  ("USA Today" Rankings)

#3 Michigan State Spartans 71, Indiana Hoosiers 66

#14 Kentucky Wildcats 68, Texas A&M Aggies 51

#19 Pittsburgh Panthers 76, Clemson Tigers 43

Wednesday, January 22 Schedule (All Times Central)

NCAA Top-25 Men's Basketball  (All times are Eastern)

7:05 p.m. - #4 Wichita State Shockers at Illinois State Redbirds

9:00 p.m. - #7 San Diego State Aztecs at San Jose State Spartans

8:00 p.m. - #8 Wisconsin Badgers at Minnesota Golden Gophers

6:00 p.m. - #9 Louisville Cardinals at South Florida Bulls

6:00 p.m. - #10 Iowa Hawkeyes at #25 Michigan Wolverines

6:00 p.m. - #12 Massachusetts Minutemen at Richmond Spiders

6:30 p.m. - #18 Duke Blue Devils at Miami (FL) Hurricanes

6:00 p.m. - #20 Saint Louis Billikens at Duquesne Dukes

8:00 p.m. - #25 Oklahoma Sooners host TCU Horned Frogs