Michigan State leads Michigan 37-34 at halftime

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Michigan MSU Basketball

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State Spartans rode a spectacular alley-oop dunk to lead the Michigan Wolverines 37-34 at halftime of an intrastate college basketball showdown at the Breslin Center on Saturday afternoon.

No. 4-rated Michigan State entered the contest with a 16-2 record as a 9.5-point favorite.

However, Michigan came in with a 14-4 ledger and a 91-81 all-time lead in the series.

The game is being shown live on FOX 17.

On Saturday, the two rivals began by trading baskets, setting the stage for a back-and-forth battle from the outset. The visitors from Ann Arbor took a lead of 9-4 before the Spartans rattled off six straight points to assume command. That exchange exemplified the remainder of what turned out to be a seesaw first half.

After a lob pass to Gavin Schilling that resulted in his alley-oop dunk, Michigan State was up 37-34 at intermission.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.