#13 Michigan State 84, Nicholls State 39
Michigan State (6-2) led 10-9 eight minutes into the game before outscoring the Colonels 27-4 during the rest of the opening half. Denzel Valentine had five points during the run.
“I just felt we had to bring some energy,” Valentine said. “I think we improved and it showed on the court.” (MSUSpartans.com)