Dec 3, 2014 9:50 PM
Grant, Jackson help Irish edge No. 19 MSU in OT
The Associated Press
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Jerian Grant scored a career-high 27 points and Demetrius Jackson added a career-best 22 to help Notre Dame beat No. 19 Michigan State 79-78 in overtime Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
In the first meeting between the schools in 35 years, Jackson's three-point play 2:19 into overtime put the Fighting Irish (7-1) ahead by five. His free throw with 5 seconds left helped seal the victory.
Denzel Valentine scored 22 points and Branden Dawson had 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for Michigan State (5-3).