The Michigan State Spartans were dominant on Wednesday, rolling 93-65 over Rutgers as freshman Miles Bridges returned from an ankle injury.
The Michigan State Spartans (11-5, 3-0) remained undefeated in conference play after downing the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, 93-65, as freshman star Miles Bridges made his much-anticipated return from an ankle injury.
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Rutgers took a 6-0 lead early, but the Spartans tied it up quickly as Bridges, in his first play on the floor since suffering an ankle injury over a month ago, dunked an alley-oop pass from Matt McQuaid to tie the game at 13.
Senior Eron Harris, back in the starting lineup for the first time since the Spartans’ loss to Northeastern two weeks ago, led the Spartans with 13 points in the first half as the Spartans went on a 30-13 run, building a double-digit advantage to lead 42-32 at halftime.
The Spartans picked up where they left off in the second half, shooting 70% (21/30) from the floor and 60% (6/10) from beyond the arc in the second half as Michigan State simply overwhelmed Rutgers with their shooting, ending the game on a 23-7 run to put the Scarlet Knights away in a 93-65 romp.