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Northwestern 70, Michigan State 63

(AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Boo Buie scored 20 points and Northwestern beat No. 20 Michigan State 70-63 on Sunday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Chase Audige added 15 points and Ty Berry had 13 for Northwestern (6-3).

Mady Sossoko and A.J. Hoggard each had 12 points for Michigan State (5-3) and Joey Hauser added 10. The Spartans have lost two in a row, falling to Notre Dame earlier in the week.

Hoggard cut Northwestern's lead to 64-63 with 46 seconds left. After a timeout, Buie scored on a layup with 23 seconds left.

Northwestern took the lead late in the first half on a layup by Buie and never relinquished it, leading by as many as nine points.

The Wildcats went 21 of 24 on free throws, while the Spartans were 9 of 12.

Northwestern beat Michigan State for the second straight time and third in four games.

December 4, 2022


Northwestern
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
R. Beran F 29 0-4 5-6 0-2 1-7 0 0 0 1 1 5
T. Verhoeven F 20 1-1 1-2 0-0 1-3 1 1 0 0 3 3
B. Buie G 37 6-14 7-7 1-5 0-5 3 0 1 4 3 20
T. Berry G 30 4-9 0-0 3-8 0-5 0 0 3 1 0 11
C. Audige G 28 5-12 2-2 3-6 0-3 1 0 4 2 3 15
J. Roper II   26 3-4 1-1 0-1 1-3 2 2 1 0 1 7
M. Nicholson   18 2-4 3-4 0-0 2-4 0 1 1 1 2 7
B. Barnhizer   12 0-1 2-2 0-1 0-0 1 1 0 2 2 2
L. Hunger   1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
R. Dixon III   0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   201 21-49
(.429)
21-24
(.875)
7-23
(.304)
6-31 8 5 10 12 15 70


Michigan State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Hauser F 38 3-12 2-2 2-6 1-8 3 0 0 2 3 10
M. Sissoko C 24 3-3 6-8 0-0 2-5 0 2 0 2 2 12
P. Brooks G 30 3-10 0-0 3-7 0-2 1 0 0 2 0 9
T. Walker G 26 4-6 0-0 1-1 0-1 2 1 2 2 4 9
J. Akins G 23 1-6 0-0 1-5 0-1 2 1 2 0 0 3
A. Hoggard   31 5-13 1-1 1-3 1-6 8 0 3 2 2 12
J. Kohler   13 2-3 0-0 0-0 2-4 0 0 0 1 1 4
T. Holloman   10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0
C. Cooper   3 2-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 4
J. Whitens   3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Totals   201 23-55
(.418)
9-12
(.750)
8-22
(.364)
8-30 16 4 7 13 17 63
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