Published December 08, 2012
| Associated Press
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Gary Harris scored 20 points and No. 19 Michigan State broke away in the second half to beat Loyola of Chicago 73-61 Saturday.
Adreian Payne added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Michigan State (8-2).
Down 32-30 at the break, the Spartans went on a 22-9 run to take control. Harris hit three 3-pointers during the burst.
Ben Averkamp had 25 points, including four 3s, and eight rebounds for the Ramblers (6-3).