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
J.R. Holder scored 26 points on 9-for-13 shooting and Omar El Manasterly's jumper with eight seconds left carried Jacksonville to a 79-78 win over Kennesaw State on Thursday night.
Ivan Lukic scored 19 points, Jackson Kent sank two crucial free throws with four seconds left, and James Madison blew an 11-point halftime lead but survived to beat William & Mary 95-92 in overti
Monmouth's Austin Tilghman heaves up a shot from well beyond half court as time expires in the first half.