Michigan State basketball knocks off Loyola Chicago with game-winning alley-oop by Marcus Bingham Jr.
Michigan State basketball served up a scintillating finish on the day before Thanksgiving.
The Spartans hung on for a 63-61 victory vs. Loyola-Chicago on a game-winning alley-oop by senior forward Marcus Bingham Jr.
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) November 24, 2021
Bingham Jr. finished with 11 points and led Michigan State with nine rebounds and a career-high seven blocks. Junior forward Malik Hall registered a career-high 24 points on 9-of-9 shooting, along with seven rebounds.
Michigan State won despite committing 20 turnovers and taking only 11 free throws. The Spartans held the Ramblers to 37.3 percent overall shooting.
With the fourth consecutive victory, the Spartans improve to 4-1 overall. Michigan State’s lone loss came vs. then-No. 3 Kansas 87-74 in the regular-season opener.
Next up for Michigan State is the winner of the Auburn-UConn contest in Atlantis. That games tips off at 12 pm EST on Thanksgiving. The Spartans begin B1G play with a road contest at Minnesota on Dec. 8 (9 p.m. EST).