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Spartans cruise over Virginia Tech, Wolverines go OT Friday night in college hoops wins

BROOKLYN, NY (WTVB) - The top-ranked Michigan State Spartans separated from Virginia Tech at the end of the first half last night and MSU went on to beat the Hokies 96-77 to reach the final of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. The 5-and-0 Spartans advanced to play Oklahoma for the tournament title tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Virginia Tech kept it close until a 15-3 run put Michigan State ahead 46-33 at the half. Adreian Payne scored a career high 29 points and added 10 rebounds to lead the Spartans to the victory.

Also last night, 14th-ranked Michigan rallied to defeat Florida State 82-to-80 in overtime at San Juan to move on to the finals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Nik Stauskas scored seven of his career-high 26 points in the OT to lead the 4-1 Wolverines to the win as they overcame a 16-point second half deficit. Michigan will play Charlotte in tonight’s Tip-Off title game.