Florida State vs Michigan State

Michigan St. 65, Florida St. 49

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Keith Appling scored a career-high 24 points and matched a personal best with seven rebounds to help Michigan State beat Florida State 65-49 Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

The Spartans (5-2) have won five straight after opening the season with losses to North Carolina on an aircraft carrier in San Diego and against Duke in New York.

The Seminoles (5-3) have lost three straight - to the Spartans, Connecticut and Harvard - since winning their first five games.

Draymond Green scored 16 points on 5-of-14 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds for the Spartans. Michigan State's Brandon Wood had 16 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a season-high five assists.

Bernard James had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Seminoles and Michael Snaer scored 11.

Florida State looked much more athletic in the opening minutes, but wore down in its fourth game in seven days.

Wood's dunk midway through the second half put the Spartans ahead for good and they built a double-digit lead late in the game.

Fans at the Breslin Center turned their attention to the Big Ten's championship football game by chanting, "Beat Wis-con-sin! Beat Wis-con-sin!" late in the game.

A fired-up crowd was eerily quiet midway through the first quarter after a Michigan State cheerleader, Taylor Young, fell on her face during a performance.

The 20-year-old junior from Twin Lake, Mich., was raised into the air and fell hard onto the court during a timeout. Dr. Jeff Kovan, the basketball team's physician, was among the medical personnel who evaluated the cheerleader. She was slowly strapped to a backboard and her head was immobilized.

The cheerleader smiled and stuck both thumbs up when the crowd cheered after she was lifted onto a stretcher.

`'She's OK," Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said.

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Scoreboard
Florida State (5-3)262349
Michigan State (5-2) «303565

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Florida State Seminoles
B. James, F326-101-2131413
O. White, F323-90-03137
X. Gibson, F212-40-02044
M. Snaer, G375-120-064111
L. Loucks, G202-50-22245
D. Dulkys230-50-01010
J. Peterson223-60-01437
J. Kreft120-22-22112
T. Whisnant II10-10-00000
Totals 21-543-634132149
 38.9%50% 
Michigan State Spartans
D. Green, F365-144-581216
B. Dawson, F191-30-00102
A. Payne, C231-31-11013
K. Appling, G348-155-570124
B. Wood, G325-114-7105216
T. Trice271-40-00233
D. Nix170-21-22211
A. Thornton80-00-03000
R. Byrd30-00-00010
A. Gauna10-00-00000
A. Ianni00-00-00000
Totals 21-5215-2035111165
 40.4%75% 
ACC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Carolina14-433-75
Florida St.12-626-914
Louisville12-625-97
Notre Dame12-626-1023
Duke11-728-96
Virginia11-723-1118
Va. Tech10-822-1148
Miami (Fla.)10-821-1242
Syracuse10-819-1584
Wake Forest9-919-1439
Georgia Tech8-1021-16106
Clemson6-1217-1668
Pittsburgh4-1416-1774
NC State4-1415-17141
Boston College2-169-23219

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
Other games
PITT 80 Final
DUQ 69
FAU 54 Final
Kansas 77
Alcorn St 44 Final
Tx A&M 56
Wisc 57 Final
NC 60
UNLV 94 Final
UCSB 88
ND 53 Final
GONZ 73