No. 22 Michigan State builds big lead, tops Toledo

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Michigan State’s Jaden Akins, left, and Toledo’s Ryan Rollins, center, and Kooper Jacobi (12) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Max Christie had 14 points, Gabe Brown scored 12 and No. 22 Michigan State built a big lead early and defeated Toledo 81-68.

Tyson Walker added 11 points and six assists and Marcus Bingham Jr. contributed 10 points and six rebounds for the Spartans, who are 7-2.

Michigan State took control with a 33-5 outburst in the first half and led by as many as 26 points before the break.

Ryan Rollins scored 21 points for Toledo. The Rockets are 6-2.

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