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.
(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.
(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.