Keith Appling, Michigan State
The Spartans point guard was a highlight of the offense all game, finishing with 24 points, but his performance in overtime brought home the MSU win. Appling went 8-for-8 on free throws.
BY THE NUMBERS
40 Times MSU got to the line, making 32, compared with the Gophers, who got there 24 times, making 19.
11.1 Gophers’ shooting percentage in overtime, when Michigan State shot 66.7 percent.
10 Turnovers in the second half and overtime for the Gophers after only two in the first half.