Walton carries Michigan St. past USC in 2nd round

BY foxsports • March 23, 2009

An unexpected scoring binge from the Big Ten's defensive player of the year propelled Michigan State to a familiar place.

Travis Walton scored a career-high 18 points to lift the second-seeded Spartans to a 74-69 victory over 10th-seeded USC on Sunday in the Midwest Regional, putting Michigan State in the round of 16 for the eighth time in 12 years.


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