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Indiana's Will Sheehey, left, and Michigan State's Travis Trice battle for a loose ball during the first half of Sunday's game in Bloomington

IU tops Michigan State

Victor Oladipo had 21 points, seven rebounds and six steals as Indiana defeated Michigan State 75-70 Sunday at Assembly Hall.

Christian Watford added 12 points for the No. 7 Hoosiers (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten).

Gary Harris scored 21 points for the No. 13 Spartans (17-4, 6-2). Adreian Payne added 18 points.

IU led 72-70 with 2 minutes to go. Indiana sophomore forward Cody Zeller drove the lane and made a layup with 1:38 remaining to make it 74-70.

Harris missed a three-pointer and Zeller grabbed the rebound for the Hoosiers with 1:10 to go.

Oladipo missed a layup and Payne grabbed the rebound for the Spartans. Following a timeout, Michigan State worked the ball to Payne, who was called for a charge with 14.3 seconds remaining.

Jordan Hulls made one of two free throws to wrap up the victory.