Game Recap: Jackson Breaks Sparty's Reign

Nigel Hayes scored a team-high 14 points and Traevon Jackson hit the game winner with 2.1 seconds left, as Wisconsin got its home swagger back in a 60-58 victory over the ninth-ranked Spartans, breaking MSU's five game series winning streak.

Wisconsin 60, No.9 Michigan State 58

AP Recap

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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo -

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan -

Sam Dekker, Josh Gasser, Nigel Hayes and Traevon Jackson -

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Notes: Wisconsin improved to 10-5 against AP Top-10 teams at home under Bo Ryan ... Badgers are now 4-1 this season against the AP Top-25 ... Nigel Hayes scored in double figures for the third-straight game, tallying a team-high 14 points, including an 8-for-12 (.667) effort from the free throw stripe.

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