Madison, WI (Sports Network) - Keith Appling poured in a game-high 19 pointsto lead the 13th-ranked Michigan State Spartans to a 49-47 win over theWisconsin Badgers on Tuesday.

Branden Dawson added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Spartans (17-3, 6-1 BigTen), who have won six straight.

Mike Bruesewitz had 10 points and seven rebounds, Jared Berggren scored ninepoints to go with nine boards, and Ben Brust added eight points for theBadgers (13-6, 4-2), who have dropped two straight.