COL BKB: Michigan State 49, Wisconsin 47

Jan. 22, 2013 at 9:24 PM

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Keith Appling connected on a trio of 3-pointers on his way to 19 points Tuesday, propelling No. 11 Michigan State over Wisconsin 49-47.

The Spartans (17-3, 6-1 Big Ten) won their sixth straight game with the help of Branden Dawson, who provided a double-double of 18 points and 13 rebounds.

The Badgers (13-6, 4-2), meanwhile, got 10 points and seven rebounds from Mike Bruesewitz but couldn't avoid their second consecutive defeat.

Jared Berggren added nine points and nine boards for Wisconsin.

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