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Henry scores 20, No. 23 Michigan State beats No. 15 Rutgers

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 11:16:29-05

(AP) — Aaron Henry had 20 points, eight rebounds and four blocks, helping No. 23 Michigan State pull away to beat No. 15 Rutgers 68-45.

The Spartans had a 17-point scoring edge in the second half to win a second straight game after opening Big Ten play with three straight losses.

The Scarlet Knights made fewer than one-third of their shots. They started 0 of 7 at the line and finished making just 3 of 12 free throws.

Ron Harper Jr. had 13 points and Jacob Young scored 11 for Rutgers.