Published: Jan. 7, 2019

Strong second half propels No. 8 MSU past No. 14 OSU

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Junior guard Cassius Winston scored 25 points and junior forward Nick Ward had 21 points and eight rebounds as No. 8 Michigan State used a big second half to pull away from No. 14 Ohio State for an 86-77 win at Value City Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Michigan State trailed by seven points, 43-36, at the break but closed the gap early in the second half and it was back and forth from that point, with nine ties and six lead changes.

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