Michigan State fends off Michigan in 59-53 Big Ten scrum

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A.J. Hoggard and reserve Malik Hall scored 15 points each and Michigan State continuously thwarted Michigan down the stretch beating the Wolverines 59-53. Michigan whittled its 42-28 deficit with 8:59 left to get within 47-43 with 3:55 to go and 57-53 with 13 seconds remaining but never got closer. Hall made a layup and a 3-pointer to break a 14-all tie in the first half with 4:06 before halftime and Michigan State led for the remainder. Hunter Dickinson led Michigan with 18 points.

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