Number-five Michigan State beat Illinois 79-54 Thursday night at the Breslin Center.
Bryn Forbes led the Spartans with 17 points, Eron Harris contributed 13 points and Deyonta Davis and Matt Costello both had 10 points.
MSU, 15-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten, hosts Penn State Sunday.
The University of Michigan’s six-game winning streak was snapped with an 87-70 loss to number-20 Purdue on the road Thursday night.
Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rankman led the Wolverines with 25 points, Derrick Walton junior added 12 and Duncan Robinson had 10.
U-of-M, 12-4 overall and 2-1 in Big Ten play, hosts Maryland on Tuesday.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports