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Lexi Gussert was on a mission from the moment she woke up, focusing on helping Michigan State get revenge. Gussert scored 11 of her 14 points in the first half to help the Spartans build a double-digit lead and they held on to beat No. 21 Michigan 66-61 on Sunday.

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Miles Bridges delivered at a key moment in a big game for Michigan State. Forget about the NBA. This is worth the wait for the talented sophomore. Bridges connected on a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and finished with 20 points, helping the fourth-ranked Spartans beat No. 3 Purdue 68-65 on Saturday.

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Once the calendar hits February, avoiding a bad loss can often be as important as earning a big win.

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 Adreian Payne has taken his professional basketball career overseas, signing with Panathinaikos of the Greek Basketball League.


On a night when Matt McQuaid scored 12 points and made the decisive 3-pointer with 68 seconds left, Michigan State again matched the school's single-game record with 13 blocked shots to hold off the hard-charging Hoosiers 63-60.