EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State stole a win from the Michigan Wolverines in East Lansing on Saturday, in one of the biggest games of the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry.
Michigan held a 16-point lead in the third quarter of the game before the Spartans scored 16 unanswered points to tie the game. The Wolverines added a field goal to take another lead, but MSU answered with a touchdown.
A final drive by Michigan came up short after an interception was thrown by Cade McNamara. Michigan State running back Kenneth Walker III scored five touchdowns in the game. The final score was 37-33.
Michigan State improves to 8-0 on the season, and the Wolverines drop to 7-1.
Michigan State won last year’s matchup in Ann Arbor, 27-24.