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Keith Appling scored 19 points, including a brilliant drive with 13.5 seconds left, and No. 21 Michigan State rebounded from a season-opening loss with a 67-64 upset of No. 7 Kansas on Tuesday night.
The Jayhawks (1-1) led 59-54 with 5 minutes remaining, showing signs of taking control in a game that was tight all the way. But Michigan State (1-1) rebounded behind its brilliant guards.
Freshman Gary Harris scored 18 points, including back-to-back baskets that sparked an 8-0 run. Down the stretch, it was all Appling.
He confused the Kansas defense playing off a screen, winding up with an open 3-pointer with 1:35 remaining that pushed Michigan State to a 65-61 lead. Ben McLemore converted a three-point play, but Travis Releford missed a potential tying 3 at the buzzer.
Elijah Johnson led Kansas with 16 points.
Kansas center Jeff Withey, who played so well in last season's NCAA tournament, wasn't much of a factor against the Spartans. He was held to eight points and seven ...
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ATLANTA — With 16 seconds left, MSU guard Keith Appling drove past Kansas big man Jeff Withey and finished with a dazzling left handed lay-up to give the No. 21 Michigan State Spartans a 67-64 victory over the No. 7 Kansas Jayhawks.
Appling finished the game with a game-high 19 points, eight of which came in the final seven minutes of the second half.
Freshman Gary Harris put on...
Keith Appling scored 19 points, freshman Gary Harris added 18 and the Michigan State Spartans bounced back from a loss to UConn by upsetting Kansas. Continue reading →
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ATLANTA (AP) -- Keith Appling scored 19 points and took command down the stretch, scoring off a brilliant drive with 13.5 seconds left that carried No. 21 Michigan State to a 67-64 upset of No. 7 Kansas on Tuesday night. The Spartans (1-1) rebounded from a season-opening loss on the other side of the Atlantic to Connecticut. They kept up their road show with a doubleheader at...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Keith Appling scored 19 points and took command down the stretch, scoring off a brilliant drive with 13.5 seconds left that carried No. 21 Michigan State to a 67-64 upset of No. 7 Kansas on Tuesday night.
The Spartans (1-1) rebounded from a season-opening loss on the other side of the Atlantic to Connecticut. They kept up their road show with a doubleheader at the...
It wouldn’t be a typical start to a Michigan State Spartans’ basketball season without an unexpected, frustrating loss in a bigger match up. Such was the case Friday night, as the Spartans had plenty of problems in a frustrating defeat … Continue reading →
Looking to bounce back from a season-opening loss, Michigan State turned to its top returning scorer from last season.
Keith Appling came through.
Hitting a pair of huge shots down the stretch - one from beyond the 3-point arc, the other on an acrobatic drive - Appling carried the No. 21 Spartans to a 67-64 upset of No. 7 Kansas on Tuesday night.
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