West Lafayette, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Gary Harris and Adreian Payne fueled
Michigan State's outside shooting prowess as the 13th-ranked Spartans set a
single-game school record by making 17 3-pointers in a 94-79 win at Purdue.
Harris drained six 3-pointers and finished with 25 points, two off his career
high, and Payne knocked down four shots from beyond the arc en route to 23
points for the Spartans (22-5, 11-3 Big Ten), who rebounded from Sunday's home
loss to Nebraska. They have yet to lose back-to-back games this season.
Denzel Valentine had 16 points, five rebounds and four assists for Michigan
State, which moved a half-game ahead of Michigan for first place in the
conference standings. The rivals clash in Ann Arbor on Sunday.
Kendall Stephens scored 15 of his career-best 19 points in the first half for
the Boilermakers (15-11, 5-8), who have lost six straight to Michigan State.
Ronnie Johnson supplied 17 points in defeat.
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