Saturday Big Ten hoops roundup

There were two Big Ten men’s basketball games on Saturday. Wisconsin kicked off the evening with a 76-67 win over Oral Roberts. Michigan State capped off the action, defeating Oklahoma 87-76 en route to winning the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Tournament.

Catch up on all of Saturday’s action in this post.

WISCONSIN 76, ORAL ROBERTS 67 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY

(AP) Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, helping the 12th ranked Badgers hold off Oral Roberts 76-67 on Saturday night. Josh Gasser added 15 points for Wisconsin (6-0), and Ben Brust finished with 12. Traevon Jackson scored 11 and Sam Dekker had 10.

MICHIGAN STATE 87 OKLAHOMA 76| RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY

(AP) Keith Appling scored 27 points and No. 1 Michigan State had all it could handle from Oklahoma before pulling away in the final minutes for an 87-76 victory Saturday night in the championship game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Appling, who was 8 of 12 from the field, scored eight points in the final 3:04 after the Sooners got within 75-71.

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Doug on 11/23/2013 @ 10:48pm EST Said:

MSU was down 11 early, up 14 at the half, sweet 25 point swing, finished the half on a 13-0 run…