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Jackson's strong second half lifts Kansas past Spartans

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Josh Jackson scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half to help Kansas pull away late and reach the Sweet 16 for a second straight year with a 90-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday.

Frank Mason III added 20 points for the top-seeded Jayhawks (30-4), who have advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament in nine of coach Bill Self's 14 seasons.

Devonte' Graham added 18 points and Landen Lucas had 10 for the Jayhawks, who shot 53.1 percent (34 of 64) in the win.

Miles Bridges scored 22 points to lead Michigan State (20-15) despite leaving briefly in the first half with an injury. Nick Ward also finished in double figures with 13 points and Joshua Langford had 10 for the Spartans.

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Key Players
M. Bridges
F. Mason III
36.1 Min. Per Game 36.1
20.8 Pts. Per Game 20.8
5.2 Ast. Per Game 5.2
4.2 Reb. Per Game 4.2
48.6 Field Goal % 48.6
38.9 Three Point % 47.2
68.5 Free Throw % 79.1
  35-second shot clock violation turnover on Kansas 6.0
  Defensive rebound by Lagerald Vick 36.0
  Matt McQuaid missed 3-pt. jump shot 38.0
  30-second timeout called 45.0
  Offensive rebound by Michigan State 45.0
  Miles Bridges missed 3-pt. jump shot 47.0
+ 3 Devonte' Graham made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Frank Mason III 58.0
  Defensive rebound by Frank Mason III 1:17
  Matt McQuaid missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:19
  30-second timeout called 1:27
+ 2 Frank Mason III made layup 1:32
Points 70 90
Field Goals 25-57 (43.9%) 34-64 (53.1%)
3-Pointers 8-23 (34.8%) 8-20 (40.0%)
Free Throws 12-17 (70.6%) 14-15 (93.3%)
Total Rebounds 28 36
Offensive 4 6
Defensive 20 28
Team 4 2
Assists 13 12
Steals 3 9
Blocks 1 3
Turnovers 10 6
Fouls 14 16
Technicals 0 1
22
M. Bridges G/F
22 PTS, 8 REB, 2 AST
11
J. Jackson G
23 PTS, 3 REB
12T
9 Michigan State 20-15 353570
1 Kansas 30-4405090
Team Stats
Michigan State 20-15 71.9 PPG 38.6 RPG 16.9 APG
3 Kansas 30-4 83.2 PPG 41.2 RPG 16.2 APG
Key Players
22
M. Bridges G/F 16.9 PPG 8.3 RPG 2.1 APG 48.6 FG%
11
J. Jackson G 16.3 PPG 7.4 RPG 3.0 APG 51.3 FG%
Top Scorers
22
M. Bridges G/F 22 PTS 8 REB 2 AST
11
J. Jackson G 23 PTS 3 REB 0 AST
43.9 FG% 53.1
34.8 3PT FG% 40.0
70.6 FT% 93.3
Michigan State
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
M. Bridges 34 22 8 2 1 0 1 1 7/15 2/6 6/9 1 7
N. Ward 20 13 4 0 0 1 1 4 5/9 0/0 3/4 2 2
J. Langford 32 10 3 0 0 0 0 1 4/9 2/5 0/0 0 3
A. Ellis III 17 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 1/6 0/3 0/0 0 1
L. Nairn Jr. 14 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0/2 0/0 0/0 0 2
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
M. Bridges 34 22 8 2 1 0 1 1 7/15 2/6 6/9 1 7
N. Ward 20 13 4 0 0 1 1 4 5/9 0/0 3/4 2 2
J. Langford 32 10 3 0 0 0 0 1 4/9 2/5 0/0 0 3
A. Ellis III 17 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 1/6 0/3 0/0 0 1
L. Nairn Jr. 14 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0/2 0/0 0/0 0 2
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
M. McQuaid 31 9 2 1 0 0 2 2 3/8 3/7 0/0 0 2
C. Winston 26 7 0 8 0 0 3 1 2/4 1/2 2/2 0 0
K. Goins 20 5 4 0 1 0 0 1 2/3 0/0 1/2 1 3
K. Ahrens 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 0
M. Van Dyk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
B. Carter - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Harris - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G. Schilling - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. George - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G. Roy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Nsengiyumva - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 70 24 13 3 1 10 14 25/57 8/23 12/17 4 20
Kansas
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
J. Jackson 36 23 3 0 2 2 1 3 9/16 2/5 3/3 0 3
F. Mason III 36 20 2 5 2 0 0 2 6/16 0/4 8/8 0 2
D. Graham 34 18 4 4 3 0 2 0 7/10 4/6 0/0 0 4
L. Lucas 25 10 11 0 0 1 2 4 5/7 0/0 0/0 2 9
S. Mykhailiuk 26 9 4 3 1 0 0 1 3/5 1/3 2/2 1 3
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
J. Jackson 36 23 3 0 2 2 1 3 9/16 2/5 3/3 0 3
F. Mason III 36 20 2 5 2 0 0 2 6/16 0/4 8/8 0 2
D. Graham 34 18 4 4 3 0 2 0 7/10 4/6 0/0 0 4
L. Lucas 25 10 11 0 0 1 2 4 5/7 0/0 0/0 2 9
S. Mykhailiuk 26 9 4 3 1 0 0 1 3/5 1/3 2/2 1 3
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
L. Vick 25 7 5 0 0 0 1 2 3/7 1/2 0/0 0 5
D. Coleby 9 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 1/1 0/0 1/2 2 2
T. Self 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
C. Bragg Jr. 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0/2 0/0 0/0 1 0
C. Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
M. Lightfoot 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
T. Vang 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
U. Azubuike - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 90 34 12 9 3 6 16 34/64 8/20 14/15 6 28