CHICAGO (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 18 points, Foster Loyer provided a lift off the bench with a career-high 14 points, and No. 6 Michigan State gave Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo his 600th career win, a 77-70 victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.With their sights set on a sixth conference tournament title and a deep NCAA run, the Spartans (26-6) pulled away in the second half for their third win over the Buckeyes (19-14) this season. They will meet the Nebraska-Wisconsin winner in the semifinals on Saturday.Izzo improved to 600-231 in 24 seasons.Winston, the Big Ten Player of the Year, had seven rebounds and five assists.Loyer nailed 4 of 5 3-pointers in 18 minutes after making just 4 of 20 during the...
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Winston, Loyer lead No. 6 Michigan St. over Ohio St., 77-70