Rutgers snaps Big Ten skid, beats Michigan State 38-27
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Isaih Pacheco ran for two first-half touchdowns, and Rutgers snapped a 21-game Big Ten losing streak, beating Michigan State 38-27 in coach Greg Schiano’s first game back with the Scarlet Knights.
Michigan State has a new coach too, and Mel Tucker’s debut was forgettable from the start.
The Spartans turned the ball over seven times-four in the first half- and never led against a Rutgers team that hadn’t won a conference game since Nov. 4, 2017 against Maryland. Schiano is back for a second stint as the Rutgers coach after spending 11 seasons there from 2001-11.
Tucker took over Michigan State after Mark Dantonio retired this offseason.
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10/24/2020 5:39:41 PM (GMT -4:00)