Michigan State Spartans guard Porsche Poole went for 17 points Thursday against Indiana.Mike Carter-US PRESSWIRE

Michigan State women nearly hit century mark in win over Indiana


The Michigan State women’s basketball team got off to a fast start in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night.

The No.5-seeded Spartans (20-10 overall) dominated No. 12-seeded Indiana (6-24) en route to a 97-68 win. Both Porsche Poole and Jasmine Hines led the way for the Spartans with 17 points.

Up next for the Spartans is a matchup Friday against No. 4-seeded Purdue.

MSU beat the Boilermakers (21-8) at home Feb. 19 67-52, but lost to the on the road a month earlier, 67-49.

That game is slated to tip Friday night at approx. 8:30 p.m. ET.

Here are Thursday’s scores from the B1G Tournament:

  • No. 7 Michigan 68, No. 10 Illinois 53
  • No. 6 Nebraska 88, No. 11 Northwestern 56
  • No. 8 Minnesota 81, No. 9 Wisconsin 49
  • No. 5 Michigan State 97, No. 12 Indiana 68

B1G  Women’s Tourney Bracket

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