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College basketball: Ohio State gets first Big Ten win against Michigan State

College basketball: Ohio State gets first Big Ten win against Michigan State

JaQuan Lyle made five of seven shots from behind the three-point line and scored 22 points as Ohio State pulled away down the stretch and beat Michigan State, 72-67, on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, for the Buckeyes' first Big Ten Conference win this season. 

Marc Loving and Jae'Sean Tate each added 12 for the Buckeyes (11-7, 1-4 Big Ten), whose season was on the verge of collapsing after a disastrous start in the conference, inconsistent play and the loss of a key player to a season-ending injury. 

Ohio State grabbed a 59-58 lead on a Lyle three-pointer with 7:15 left and led by as many as seven. Michigan State (12-7, 4-2) surged back in final 3 1/2  minutes but it...

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