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Texas Fends Off Upset Minded Spartans

UT's Damion James Proved Too Much For MSU

The Spartans didn't help their cause in the loss as they turned the ball over 22 times, nearly nine more than their season average. It was also a very uncharacteristic night for Kalin Lucas who struggled on 3-of-11 shooting and 6 turnovers.

Tuesday's matchup between Michigan State and Texas was the first time in the series that one of the teams had a true home court advantage and it paid off for #2 Texas as the Longhorns were able to pull away late for a 79-68 win at Texas' Frank Erwin Center. Texas came out juiced up, and for the second straight game the Longhorns have registered victories over elite programs... Recommended Stories

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