Spartans Earn Share of Big Ten Crown

Aerial Powers scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 21 Michigan State wrapped up a share of the Big 10 Conference championship with a 76-56 win over Indiana Sunday.
The Spartans (21-8, 13-3 Big 10) entered the final game of the regular season in a three-way tie with Penn State and Nebraska for the conference crown. Penn State clinched a share of the title with a win Saturday, but No. 19 Purdue upset the No. 16 Cornhuskers Sunday, leaving Michigan State to share the title with the Nittany Lions.
Powers' double-double was her eighth of the season. Tori Jankoska scored 15 points and senior Annalise Pickrel scored 14 in her final home game. Senior Klarissa Bell had six points.
Lyndsay Leikem scored 11 points to lead Indiana (18-11, 5-11), but was the lone Hoosier to score in double figures. The team shot 37.1 percent (23 of 62).


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