February 10, 2009

COL BKB: Michigan State 54, Michigan 42

Kalin Lucas scored 15 points and Delvon Roe had 14 for No. 9 Michigan State Tuesday in a 54-42 Big Ten win over Michigan.

Michigan State held slim leads for most of the second half and used free throws to stay ahead down the stretch.

The Spartans (20-4, 10-2 Big Ten) have won five of their last six contests.

DeShawn Sims led the Wolverines (15-10, 5-7) with 18 points.

Michigan has lost seven of nine.