LAHAINA, Hawaii, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Kalin Lucas poured in 28 points Monday to help No. 2 Michigan State hold off upset-minded Chaminade 82-74 at the Maui, Hawaii, Invitational.
With the hard-fought win, Michigan State advances to play Connecticut in Tuesday's semifinals.
Chaminade (3-1) played well, but not well enough to overcome the nation's second-ranked team.
Steven Bennett led the Silverswords with 20 points and 11 assists and Mamadou Diarra added 16 points and 12 rebounds in the setback.