Maryland handles Michigan State 73-55 in bubble-team matchup

Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 6:14 PM EST
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Eric Ayala scored 22 points and Maryland led throughout in picking up an important 73-55 win over Michigan State.

The game matched a pair of hot bubble teams with Michigan State coming in on a three-game win steak including victories over No. 5 Illinois and No. 4 Ohio State, and Maryland arriving with four consecutive conference wins.

Maryland scored the first 11 points in a run that included a trio of 3-pointers, led by 10 at halftime and then fended off a brief Spartans charge midway through the second half.

Joshua Langford scored 12 points and Aaron Henry 11 for Michigan State.

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2/28/2021 4:53:16 PM (GMT -5:00)