Northwestern beats No. 20 Michigan State in Big Ten opener

The Spartans have lost two in a row
The Spartans fell at home to the Northwestern Wildcats.
Published: Dec. 4, 2022 at 11:50 PM EST
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Boo Buie scored 20 points and Northwestern beat No. 20 Michigan State 70-63 on Sunday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Chase Audige added 15 points and Ty Berry had 13 for Northwestern (6-3). Mady Sossoko and A.J. Hoggard each had 12 points for Michigan State (5-3) and Joey Hauser added 10.

The Spartans have lost two in a row, falling to Notre Dame earlier in the week.

Hoggard cut Northwestern’s lead to 64-63 with 46 seconds left.

After a timeout, Buie scored on a layup with 23 seconds left.

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