11.24.15: Michigan State pulls away and beats E Michigan
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Javon Bess scored nine of his 13 points in the first half and matched a season high with six rebounds to help No. 3 Michigan State pull away to beat Eastern Michigan 89-65 Monday night.
The Spartans (4-0) were sluggish early in the game, giving up the first four points and leading by just two points midway through the first half. They led 40-25 at halftime and were ahead by 28 midway through the second half.
The Eagles (2-2) were led by Ty Toney’ 18 points and Willie Mangum, who scored 10.
Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine had 12 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Deyonta Davis scored 16 points and blocked five shots, Bryn Forbes scored 12 and Eron Harris added 10 points for the Spartans.