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          === Gibbons' late FG lifts Michigan over Michigan State ===
 
 Ann  Arbor, MI  (Sports Network) - Brendan Gibbons buried three field goals on
 Saturday,  including  a 38-yarder with less  than 10 seconds remaining to send
 No. 23 Michigan to a 12-10 triumph over Michigan State.
 
 Denard  Robinson  threw for 163 yards  and an interception on 14-of-29 passing
 and  added 96  yards on the ground  for the Wolverines (5-2, 3-0 Big Ten), who
 became  the  first program in  NCAA history to  reach 900 victories with their
 12th consecutive win at home.
 
 Michigan  regained control  of the Paul Bunyan Trophy for the first time since
 2007 and earned a home victory over the Spartans for the first time since Oct.
 7, 2006.
 
 Andrew  Maxwell finished 21-of-34 passing for 192 yards, one touchdown and one
 interception,  while Le'Veon Bell rushed 26 times for 68 yards in the setback,
 as  Michigan  State (4-4,  1-3) saw  its four-game  winning streak against the
 Wolverines come to an end.
 
 "I  asked our players to man up and play with pride. I asked them to play with
 confidence  and toughness and we did that," Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio
 said. "So in the end you have to take what comes down the road and stomach it.
 But we'll be alright...we'll rise up."
 
 Dan  Conroy's  19-yard field goal gave  Michigan State a one-point lead midway
 through the fourth, but Robinson broke off a 44-yard run on the second play of
 the Wolverines' ensuing possession to move his squad into MSU territory.
 
 Michigan  would  come up empty  however, as  a back-to-back penalties on third
 down pushed the Wolverines out of field goal range and forced a punt with 3:07
 remaining in the contest.
 
 After a quick three-and-out from the Spartans, Michigan took over at their own
 38-yard line with two minutes left.
 
 Vincent  Smith's 12-yard rush moved the Wolverines to midfield before Robinson
 picked up a first down with a 2-yard surge.
 
 With  18 seconds left and no timeouts, Robinson bought some time in the pocket
 and  delivered  a strike to Drew  Dileo across the  middle for 20 yards to the
 Michigan State 21-yard line.
 
 Dileo,  who finished  with four catches for  92 yards, was then able to corral
 the snap and get the hold down for Gibbons' game-winning field goal.
 
 "You  teach those  situations, you talk about those situations," said Michigan
 coach  Brady Hoke of the final drive. "I really thought that Denard (Robinson)
 handled  it well. He  ran the offense, the other guys hurried back to the line
 of scrimmage."
 
 After a scoreless first quarter, Michigan got on the board early in the second
 when Gibbons capped an 11-play, 77-yard march with a 24-yard field goal.
 
 The  Spartans  answered with a  drive into  Michigan territory, but Conroy was
 unable to connect on a 38-yard field goal try.
 
 The  teams then  exchanged three-and-outs  before the  Wolverines added  a 48-
 yarder from Matt Wile to take a 6-0 lead into the locker room.
 
 Michigan  State  forced a punt on  Michigan's opening possession of the second
 half  and  used  a 10-play,  80-yard  trek  to  account  for the  game's  lone
 touchdown.
 
 Maxwell  completed  all five  of his  passes on the  march, including a 2-yard
 scoring  strike to Paul Lang to give the Spartans a 7-6 lead with 7:19 left in
 the third.
 
 Maxwell  was intercepted in Michigan territory late in the third, and Robinson
 led the Wolverines on a 10-play, 54-yard march that culminated in Gibbons' 21-
 yarder early in the fourth to make it a 9-7 contest.
 
 The  Wolverines  forced  Michigan  State  into  a  4th-and-9  on  the  ensuing
 possession,  but  the Spartans  faked a  punt deep in  their own territory, as
 punter  Mike Sadler took the snap and rushed 26 yards around the right end for
 a fresh set of downs.
 
 The  successful  fake punt seemed to  energize the Spartan offense, as Maxwell
 and  Bell  moved the visitors  deep into  Michigan territory, but the Spartans
 settled  for  a 19-yard field goal  from Conroy to  grab a 10-9 lead with 5:48
 left.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Spartans have  now lost back-to-back Big  Ten games for the first time in
 the  same  season since October  2009 after  losing to Iowa in double-overtime
 last  week  ... Michigan  leads  the  all-time  series, 68-32-5  ...  Michigan
 outrushed  Michigan  State, 163-112. The team  that has won the rushing battle
 has  won 40  of the past 43 meetings  in the series ... The last time Michigan
 won  a game  without scoring a touchdown  was a 5-0 decision against Purdue on
 Nov. 11, 1995.
 
 10/20 20:09:20 ET