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Hawks come up short at Michigan State, 62-54

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Freshman Delvon Roe scored 16 points and classmate Korie Lucious added 12 to lead No. 9 Michigan State to a 62-54 victory over Iowa on Wednesday night.

The win gives the Spartans (22-5, 12-3) a 1 1/2-game lead in the Big Ten race over No. 16 Purdue and a two-game lead over No. 20 Illinois.

Michigan State dominated the boards, outrebounding Iowa 33-19.

Jake Kelly had 20 points for the Hawkeyes (14-14, 4-11).

Iowa trailed by 12 points in the first half and got as close as 48-43 with 8:27 remaining in the game.

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