Indiana Falls to No. 5 Michigan State, 73-56
January 4, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
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Gary Harris scored 26 points and No. 5 Michigan State beat Indiana 73-56 on Saturday.
Harris had 17 points in the first half for the Spartans (13-1, 2-0 Big Ten) and he had a 5-point play midway through the second half.
Indiana (10-5, 0-2) had closed to 50-41 on a 3-pointer by Will Sheehey with 8:54 to play. But Harris hit a 3-pointer on the next possession and was fouled by Stanford Robinson. Robinson was also assessed a technical foul for arguing the call and Harris hit two of the three free throws for a 55-41 lead.
Michigan State turned 13 Indiana turnovers into 20 points.
Branden Dawson added 13 points for the Spartans.
Yogi Ferrell led Indiana with 14 points while Sheehey added 13.