|March Madness - Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Michigan State Spartans Wrap - Michigan State Wins 70-50|
Michigan State blew out Minnesota on Saturday, running up the score in a 70-50 win at Wells Fargo Arena-IA.
Bettors who backed Michigan State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -10.5 at sportsbooks.
Xavier Tillman had 14 points for Michigan State and Cassius Winston chipped in with 13 points. Cassius Winston had 9 assists for them, while Aaron Henry was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Minnesota got 27 points from Amir Coffey in a losing cause and another 9 points from Isaiah Washington. Amir Coffey contributed 4 assists for them, while Jarvis Omersa had 7 rebounds.
Michigan State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Michigan State had a 40-16 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.