Michigan State stumbles in second half, gets upended by Purdue, 55-54
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State’s defense was on point again Friday night at the Breslin Center, but the offense decided to take most of the second half off as the Spartans hosted Purdue. That, and a decision to go small late in the game, cost No. 23 Michigan State as Purdue’s Trevion Williams hit a jumper with 4.5 seconds to play to give the Boilermakers a 55-54 victory. It was a stunning turnaround after Michigan State (8-4, 2-4 Big Ten) led by 17 early in the second half but then went more than 12 minutes without a field goal. Purdue took advantage, slowly chipping away, finally grabbi...
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