Michigan State Spartans center Derrick Nix (25) attempts to pass the ball against Texas Longhorns forward Connor Lammert (21) during 1st half at Jack Breslin Students Events Center.(Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports)
East Lansing, MI (Sports Network) - Derrick Nix poured in a career-high 25
points to go with 11 rebounds on Saturday, as No. 20 Michigan State held off
Texas, 67-56, at Breslin Center.
Keith Appling followed with 14 points and Adreian Payne donated 13 points and
six rebounds for the Spartans (11-2), who have won six straight.
Julien Lewis led the Longhorns (7-5) with 16 points, while Sheldon McClellan
added 13 points for Texas, which was coming off an impressive 85-67 triumph
over No. 23 North Carolina on Wednesday.
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