No. 16 Michigan State tops No. 19 Ohio State 80-69, shares Big Ten title

Ohio State's E.J. Liddell, right, maneuvers against Michigan State's Xavier Tillman, center, as Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson, left, watches during the NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 27 points and No. 16 Michigan State beat No. 19 Ohio State 80-69 to win a third straight Big Ten championship.

The Spartans shared the conference title with No. 9 Maryland and No. 24 Wisconsin.

Michigan State will be the second-seeded team at the Big Ten Tournament, behind Wisconsin.

2020年欧预赛赛程The Buckeyes had won four straight and six of their previous seven games. Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson was held to eight points.

Michigan State was in control of much of the game and pulled away with a late 16-4 run.