The Fourth-ranked Michigan State Spartans pulled away in the second half to beat Northwestern 54-40 last night in Evanston.
Gary Harris led the Spartans with 14 points.
Keith Appling added 11 and Branden Dawson had six points and 11 rebounds.
MSU, now 16-and-1 overall and 5-and-0 in the Big Ten, will play Illinois on Saturday.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports