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No Bridges, no problem as No. 4 Michigan St beats DePaul

Matt McQuaid hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 20 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 4 Michigan State, playing without preseason All-American Miles Bridges, shook DePaul in the second half for a 73-51 win...

Izzo breaks down the Spartans' win over DePaul (1:30)
McQuaid's 6th three of the night sets a career high (0:27)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Tom Izzo just told me he doesn't expect Miles Bridges (sprained ankle) to play tomorrow against DePaul. Izzo put it at 30 percent chance.

Randy L. Rasmussen
2dMyron Medcalf

80 for 80: Everything you need to know about PK80

The field is loaded: Duke, UNC, Michigan State, Gonzaga and more. There are two brackets with names like Bagley, Bridges and Bamba. We give you a full rundown (yes, 80 things!) to set up a March-like event in November.

Bridges leaves game with injury in Michigan State's win (0:47)
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4dMyron Medcalf

MSU star Bridges 'day to day' with hurt ankle

Michigan State star Miles Bridges sprained his left ankle in the team's win over Stony Brook on Sunday, making him uncertain for the PK80 tournament this week.

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9dJoe Lunardi

What Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky will look like come March

Sure, it was only one night. And it was only one night in November. But these four big-name teams -- Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky -- offered glimpses into the future during the Champions Classic. Some look bright. Others should be concerned.

Allen uses career high to stop MSU (1:11)
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9dMyron Medcalf

College basketball needed a night like that

The sport has problems. One star-studded night won't cure what has happened or defend against what might be coming. But it gave everyone a break, if only for a moment, to remember why we love it.

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9dJeff Goodman and Myron Medcalf

Sources: Champions Classic may tip off '18-19

The Champions Classic could potentially open the college basketball season next year instead of occurring a few days into it, sources tell ESPN. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and MSU coach Tom Izzo, after Tuesday's game, say they're in favor of the move.

No. 1 Duke beats No. 2 Michigan State in Champions Classic (2:20)

Rachel Marcus ESPN Editor 

Michigan State's Miles Bridges on loss to Duke: "they out-toughed us today." The Spartans finished with 17 turnovers to Duke's 9.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Doesn't matter where you played in high school or how many all-star games you were in, this is a giant stage. And Kentucky just looks tense and inexperienced more than anything right now. Wildcats have to relax or Kansas might win by 20-plus.


Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81

Grayson Allen -- Duke's lone senior -- scored a career-high 37 points, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and the top-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 2 Michigan State 88-81 in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night.

Allen credits teammates for career night (1:12)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke's zone worked. Got into passing lanes, and turned Miles Bridges into a spot-up 3-point shooter. Bridges' counting numbers will look good, but his impact was limited mostly to perimeter shots. Crowded him when he put it on the deck.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

That's a career high of 37 points for Grayson Allen in the most impressive performance of the season's opening stretch.

Team Stats

Points Per Game90.727th
Rebounds Per Game41.3Tied-62nd
Assists Per Game22.3Tied-6th
Points Allowed75.0Tied-227th

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Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30