Keith Appling played all 40 minutes and scored a season-high 22 points, had seven assists, five rebounds and three steals to help the Spartans earn a victory over Boise State tonight at the Breslin Center.
Branden Dawson added 10 points, five rebounds and three assists for the No. 15-ranked Spartans, which improved to 3-1. The loss was the first of the season for Boise State.
Freshman Denzel Valentine made his first career start today and had 12 points and four rebounds.Valentine started in place of Adreian Payne, who scored 10 points on 5 of 6 shooting off the bench.
Freshman Gary Harris, who entered the game as MSU’s leading scorer, went down early with an injury.
Columnist Graham Couch has all the coverage from tonight’s game, but feel free to share your thoughts here.