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College Basketball – The Michigan Wolverines Win – MSU Plays Tonight

The 17th-ranked Michigan Wolverines held on to beat Syracuse 68-65 last night at Crisler Center in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge match-up.

Zak Irvin led all scorers with 18 points, Ricky Doyle and Caris LeVert each had 12 and Spike Albrecht had 11 points and nine assists.

The Wolverines improved their record to 6-1 on the year and will next play the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Ann Arbor on Saturday.

The 19th-ranked Michigan State Spartans will travel to South Bend to take on Notre Dame tonight in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Tip-off is 7:15 p.m.

The Spartans (5-2) are coming off Sunday’s 61-to-56 loss to Kansas in the Championship game of the Orlando Classic.

Top-25 College Basketball

(3) Arizona 91, Gardner-Webb 65
(5) Louisville 64, (14) Ohio State 55
(6) Texas 63, UT-Arlington 53
(9) Gonzaga 76, SE Louisiana 57
(15) Miami (FL) 70, (24) Illinois 61
(17) Michigan 68, Syracuse 65
(20) Iowa State 96, Lamar 59

By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports