No. 5 Michigan State holds off No. 3 Ohio State in OT
(AP) Keith Appling made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 29 seconds left and finished with 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds to help No. 5 Michigan State beat No. 3 Ohio State 72-68 in overtime Tuesday night after blowing a 17-point lead in the second half.
The Spartans (14-1, 3-0 Big Ten) led 55-38 and the Buckeyes (15-1, 2-1) forced overtime with a 20-3 run to close regulation.
Ohio State entered the day as one of six unbeaten teams in Division I.
MICHIGAN STATE 72, OHIO STATE 68 (OT) | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
[ MORE: Video: Izzone breaks out "Yes!" dance vs. Ohio State ]
Watch some of our favorite highlights from the OT thriller:
Power Rankings: Michigan Wolverines enter top 5 of latest poll
What did Tom Dienhart learn about Big Ten in Week 1? Here’s what!
Did you like Jordan Westerkamp’s catch? Send us your reenactments!
How did we do? Week 1 Big Ten football predictions revisited
Twitter: Get BTN analyst Gerry DiNardo’s Week 1 Sunday Ruminations
Find out more about: Hoops Rapid Recaps