East Lansing – Coming off an upset win over Penn State a week ago, No. 24 Michigan State welcomed in rival Michigan, ranked No. 6 in the country, and its vaunted defense into Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking for a third straight win over a top 10 team and second in as many weeks.
Despite a valiant effort from the Michigan State defense, the Wolverines would break through for touchdowns late in the third quarter and early in the fourth to hold off the Spartans for a 21-7 win, staying unbeaten in the Big Ten as Michigan keeps itself in the thick of the Big Ten East race.
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