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news from Saturday, January 18, 2020

- EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Cassius Winston had six points and four assists to give him the Big Ten record for career assists as No. 15 Michigan State beat Wisconsin 67-55 Friday night. The Spartans (14-4, 6-1 Big Ten) stayed in sole possession of first place in the Big Ten and bounced back from a 71-42 loss at Purdue. The Badgers (11-7, 4-3) trailed the entire game, but went on a 13-0 run with Nate Re...

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- EAST LANSING — Cassius Winston collected the inbound pass and brought the ball across midcourt toward immortality. He called the play: “Double fist action.” Xavier Tillman anchored himself atop the right side of the key, straddling the 3-point line. His role? Set a pick for Winston, then roll to the basket, knowing a return favor and chance to help make history could come his way at any seco...

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- EAST LANSING – The battle within Rocket Watts is real. A royal rumble between his instincts and the voices of his Michigan State coaches, seeping deeper into his conscience. Each side won a few rounds Friday night. Watts has the blessing and curse, as Tom Izzo described it, of being able to get his shot anytime he wants. Defenders are largely at the mercy of a jab step that creates separation u...

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- EAST LANSING — Cassius Winston collected the inbound pass and brought the ball across midcourt toward immortality. He called the play: “Double fist action.” Xavier Tillman anchored himself atop the right side of the key, straddling the 3-point line. His role? Set a pick for Winston, then roll to the basket, knowing a return favor and chance to help make history could come his way at any seco...

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- EAST LANSING – Cassius Winston has spent the past four years walking in the shadow of Mateen Cleaves. He'd push through the double doors at the Breslin Center and find him painted on a wall, kissing the court on senior day, with the promise of a national title transcribed on the wall next to him. Winston would continue through the doors to the left to Michigan State's Hall of History, wi...

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- EAST LANSING – Michigan State players know full well about how lethal Rocket Watts's fakes can be, after six months of trying to guard the Spartans' talented freshman in practice. “Baddest jab step in the country,” Spartans sophomore Gabe Brown declared on Friday night. On Friday, the rest of the country started to see what Spartans' players have been seeing. Watts scored 11 poin...

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