Field Goal %
- ILL 45.0
- 59.5 MSU
Three Point %
- ILL 36.0
- 42.9 MSU
- ILL 8
- 14 MSU
- ILL 26
- 37 MSU
- East Lansing, Michigan 48826
- Line: MSU -9.5
- 0th Half
Illinois has started each of the last 2 seasons with a 10-0 start or better but has not been able to keep up the pace.
Michigan State outscored Illinois 53-38 in the 2nd half tonight. In the 3 games this season when MSU has trailed at home at the half, the Spartans have outscored their opponents in the 2nd half by a combined 45 points while shooting 63 percent.
Keith Appling - Thursday vs Illinois
1st Half 2nd Half Points 5 19 FG 2-7 5-5 FT 0-0 8-12 Assists 1 6 *24 points, 1 shy of tying career-high
Michigan State's 53 2nd-half points are its most 2nd-half points in a Big Ten game since Feb. 18, 2001 vs Penn State (56).
Michigan State by Half - Thursday vs Illinois
1st Half 2nd Half Points 27 53 FG 11-26 14-16 FG pct 42.3 87.5 FT 1-2 23-32
Butler's strong recruiting class got another boost on Saturday night when ESPN 100 small forward Christian David announced his commitment to head coach Chris Holtmann and the Bulldogs.
Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl joins SEC Nation to share his feedback on the Nation crew's tree rolling skills.
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