COL BKB: Indiana 70, Michigan State 55

Feb. 28, 2012 at 9:47 PM
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Cody Zeller led a group of five Hoosiers scoring in double figures Tuesday, helping 20th-ranked Indiana dominate No. 5 Michigan State 70-55.

Zeller connected on 7-of-12 shots en route to 18 points. Victor Olapido added 13 and Verdell Jones III put in 12 for the Hoosiers (23-7, 10-7 Big Ten), who logged their third straight win.

Christian Watford contributed 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Jordan Hulls added 10 points as Indiana improved to 17-1 at home with a third victory over a Top-5 team this season.

Draymond Green poured in 29 points on 10-of-17 shooting for the Spartans (24-6, 13-4), who saw their seven-game winning streak snapped.

MSU, which has already clinched a share of the Big Ten title, blew a chance to win the conference crown outright.

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