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No. 10 Spartans stay perfect with 20-15 win at Indiana

Mel Tucker Nebraska Michigan State Football
Posted at 11:36 AM, Oct 17, 2021

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Matt Coghlin's 51-yard field goal gave No. 10 Michigan State the lead and Payton Thorne's third-quarter touchdown throw gave the Spartans the breathing room they needed to beat Indiana 20-15.

The Spartans improved to 7-0 overall and will stay atop the Big Ten East at least two more weeks.

Indiana had a chance to tie the score at 17 after scored its first TD in league play early in the fourth.

But the Spartans defense stopped the 2-point conversion attempt.