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Men's Basketball 2012-13 coverage

Michigan State defeats Kansas, 67-64

  • 6 p.m., Nov. 13, 2012
  • Atlanta, Ga.,
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Keith Appling’s layup ‘all she wrote’

When Michigan State guard Keith Appling received a pass from teammate Derrick Nix in the final 30 seconds with his team leading by one, he said he had one objective: get to the lane. By Jesse Newell

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Notebook: Jamari Traylor holds his own against MSU bigs

Kansas University red-shirt freshman forward Jamari Traylor had a vicious one-handed put back dunk of an Elijah Johnson miss, took a charge and had three blocked shots in the Jayhawks’ 67-64 loss to Michigan State on Tuesday in the Georgia Dome.

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KU coach Bill Self talks after MSU loss

Kansas coach Bill Self talks to reporters after his team's 67-64 loss to Michigan State on Nov. 13, 2012.

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Jeff Withey and Elijah Johnson

Kansas seniors Jeff Withey and Elijah Johnson talk to reporters following KU's 67-64 loss to Michigan State on Nov. 13, 2012.

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Opinion: Perry Ellis will get the hang of banging

Perry Ellis used beyond-his-years basketball skills to lead Wichita Heights High to four consecutive state titles. But he never had faced a band of bruisers akin to Michigan State's big men and his long night amounted to a valuable basketball education. By Tom Keegan

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FINAL: Late run pushes Michigan State to 67-64 victory over KU

Michigan State's Keith Appling hit a crucial, shot-clock-beating layup with 13.8 seconds left to push his team's lead to three, and Kansas' Travis Releford missed a three-pointer at the buzzer as MSU held on for a 67-64 victory over KU at the Champions Classic on Tuesday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

MSU ended the game on a 13-5 run.

Elijah Johnson led KU with 16 points on 6-for-15 shooting, while Ben McLemore added 14 points on 5-for-7 shooting.

KU (1-1) will play UT Chattanooga at 7 p.m. Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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