Michigan State's Late Run Downs Purdue

By WISE Web Sports

Michigan State's Late Run Downs Purdue

January 5, 2013 Updated Jan 5, 2013 at 10:27 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- With the first Big Ten win of the season out of the way, Tom Izzo still sees plenty of room for improvement. Even after a dominant second half and a 23 - point victory. Freshman Gary Harris scored a season - high 22 points, and the 18 th - ranked Spartans used a 28 - 7 run in the second half to pull away to an 84 - 61 victory over Purdue.

The Spartans are now 12 - 3, 1 - 1 in the Big Ten. A.J. Hammons scored 20 points for Purdue as the Boilermakers fell to 7 - 7, 1 - 1 in conference play.

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