No. 11 Michigan State sweeps Minnesota with 70-52 win

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Cassius Winston had 18 points and eight assists to help 11th-ranked Michigan State cruise to a second victory over Minnesota in three weeks.

The Spartans beat the Gophers 70-52. Xavier Tillman added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Spartans, who bounced back from a loss at Indiana three days ago.

They stayed in a first-place tie in the Big Ten with Illinois. Michigan State held the Gophers to season lows in field goal and 3-point percentage.

Daniel Oturu led the Gophers with 19 points. Minnesota took its first home loss in Big Ten play this season.

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1/26/2020 7:01:52 PM (GMT -5:00)