No. 10 Michigan State survived a scare on the road against a dangerous Northwestern team.

With less than a minute left in the game up 65-63, Michigan State needed to make one more shot to get the Spartans some breathing room. Michigan State guard Tyson Walker made a quick pass to forward Gabe Brown with Brown immediately shooting the ball for a clutch three-pointer to put the Spartans up 68-63 with 49 seconds left.

Michigan State did not shoot the ball well against the efficient defense of Northwestern as the Spartans shot 20-of-52 (38.5%) in field goals and 7-of-23 (30.4%) from the three-point arc. Fortunately, the Spartans made the shots when they mattered the most.

Brown led the team in points scored for Michigan State with 20 as he shot 5-of-11 in field goals and 3-of-7 from the three-point arc. Brown, forward Marcus Bingham Jr., and guard A.J. Hoggard each accounted for 2 blocks for Michigan State.