Found January 19, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Keith Appling
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Last year, the Michigan State Spartans and Ohio State Buckeyes squared off three times on the hardwood. And each time a game was played between these two, there was something on the line, thus, a little bit of a rivalry was instilled between the two schools. The first of these meetings came on February 11 and took place in Columbus. First place was on the line as Michigan State was attempting to pull into a tie atop the B1G conference. And the visiting Spartans would do just that. All afternoon long, the Michigan State defense held Ohio State in check, forcing Jared Sullinger into 10 turnovers, all the while holding the Buckeyes to 26% shooting from the field. The tough physical game went the Spartans’ way as they came away with a 58-48 victory, knotting things up for first place in the conference. The next matchup came in East Lansing. It was Senior Day for the Spartans and it was also the final B1G game of the year and Michigan State had the opportunity to take the outright B1G ch...
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