GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Michigan State 83, Eastern Michigan 59

Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Marcus Bingham Jr. had 19 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks as Michigan State battled past Eastern Michigan 83-59 despite shooting a season-low 44% from the field.

The Spartans (3-1) needed a 7-0 run to end the first half with a 49-31 lead en route to its third straight win.

Malik Hall added 15 points, Max Christie 13 and Gabe Brown 10 for the Spartans, who made 30 of 68 shots, including 4 of 17 from behind the 3-point arc.

Noah Farrakhan led the Eagles (1-3) with 14 points and six rebounds, Monty Scott added 10 points with five assists and Colin Golson had 11 points off the bench.

Eastern Michigan out-rebounded Michigan State 43-41 but were forced into 23 turnovers that the Spartans turned into 26 points.

Michigan State made 19 of 28 free throws while Eastern Michigan was 5 of 9.


Eastern Michigan
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
N. Scott F 21 2-6 0-0 1-3 2-4 1 1 0 0 1 5
M. Njie C 20 1-4 0-2 0-0 3-4 0 4 0 3 3 2
N. Farrakhan G 32 4-11 4-4 2-3 1-6 1 0 0 6 2 14
M. Scott G 31 4-10 0-1 2-4 0-2 5 0 2 6 2 10
D. Spottsville G 16 2-4 0-0 1-1 0-3 2 1 0 2 3 5
C. Golson Jr.   22 5-9 1-2 0-1 0-3 0 0 1 2 2 11
B. McBride   22 2-6 0-0 0-1 0-8 1 0 0 1 2 4
L. Savicevic   10 3-7 0-0 2-3 0-0 0 0 1 1 1 8
A. Okongo   9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 0 0 1 3 0
D. Ballard Jr.   7 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-3 0 0 0 0 2 0
Y. Jihad   5 0-3 0-0 0-0 3-3 0 0 0 0 1 0
K. Rice   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
M. Clements   1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   198 23-62
(.371)
5-9
(.556)
8-17
(.471)
13-43 10 6 4 23 22 59


Michigan State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
G. Brown F 26 2-6 5-8 1-4 0-1 0 1 4 1 0 10
M. Hall F 24 6-11 2-2 1-2 3-9 0 0 1 1 5 15
M. Bingham Jr. F 23 7-15 5-6 0-1 4-12 1 4 2 2 1 19
M. Christie G 33 5-12 2-3 1-4 2-4 3 1 2 0 2 13
T. Walker G 17 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-2 6 0 0 2 4 4
A. Hoggard   23 2-4 2-3 0-0 0-0 5 0 2 2 0 6
J. Akins   17 3-6 1-2 1-3 0-0 0 2 1 1 0 8
J. Marble II   15 2-4 2-2 0-1 1-4 1 1 0 0 2 6
M. Sissoko   13 1-2 0-2 0-0 1-4 0 2 0 1 2 2
P. Brooks   4 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-2 1 0 0 0 0 0
M. Peterson   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D. Smith   2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Izzo   1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 30-68
(.441)
19-28
(.679)
4-17
(.235)
13-41 17 12 12 10 16 83
Officials: Larry Scirotto, Bo Boroski, Brandon Cruz




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