Spartans set school record in win at Purdue

Michigan State totals 17 3-pointers -- five from Gary Harris and four each from Travis Trice and Adreian Payne -- in 94-79 win.

Days after scoring just 51 points in a loss to Nebraska, Michigan State had 49 at halftime and rolled on to a 94-79 win at Purdue.

Behind a school-record 17 3-pointers, the Spartans shot its highest percentage from the field in conference play with 57.7 percent – 53.1 from 3-point range.

Gary Harris led the onslaught with 25 points, hitting on 6 of 9 from 3-point range and giving the impression that his recent shooting slump is behind him.

Adreian Payne had 23 points in just 22 minutes of play. Payne and Travis Trice each had four 3-pointers apiece.

Trice tied the Michigan State team record for single-game 3-pointers when he hit at 6:45 of the second half for No. 16. Trice struck again for No. 17 at 4:25 to give the Spartans a new school record.

Purdue shot 49 percent, the highest against Michigan State this season.

Michigan State travels to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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