Denzel Valentine put up a 29-point, 12-rebound and 12-assist triple-double in number-13 Michigan State’s 79-73 win over number-five Kansas at the United Center Tuesday night in the Champions Classic.
Kansas (1-1) had a 13-point lead twice in the first half.
Michigan State (2-0) was within 41-35 at halftime.
The Spartans rallied in the second half outscoring the Jayhawks by 12.
Bryn Forbes scored 13 points, and Matt Costello chipped in with 10 for MSU, who improved to 2-and-0 with the win.
The Spartans are back in action Friday when they host Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports