Michigan State Clinches Share of Big Ten Regular Season Title

Kalin Lucas (left) led the Spartans with 18 points in the win over Illinois on Sunday.

Kalin Lucas (left) led the Spartans with 18 points in the win over Illinois on Sunday.

March 1, 2009

 

The ninth-ranked Michigan State Spartans clinched a share of the Big Ten regular season championship after defeating No. 20 Illinois, 74-66, on Sunday afternoon in Champaign, Ill.

Purdue remains in contention for a piece of the Big Ten title, but they trail Michigan State by 1 1/2 games with two to play.The Big Ten title race continues as Michigan State looks to host the Boilermakers Sunday, March 8 at noon.

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