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No. 7 Indiana Holds Off No. 13 Michigan State 75-70

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0  Updated at 2:15 pm, January 27th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Andy Lyons/Getty Images(BLOOMINGTON, IN) — Victor Oladipo scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 7 Indiana (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten) to a 75-70 win over No. 13 Michigan State.

Michigan State (17-4, 6-2) was paced by Gary Harris’ 21 points, including five made three-pointers.  Adreian Payne chipped in 18 points and nine boards.

The Spartans kept things close, trailing by only one point with 15 minutes remaining.  They stayed within six points of Indiana but were unable to tie the game or take the lead for the rest of the way.

Oladipo hit a jumper to give Indiana a 68-63 lead with seven minutes remaining and kept making big plays down the stretch to keep the Spartans at bay.

The Hoosiers have now won three-straight games.

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