The Saint Louis Billikens shot just 5-of-21 from the field in the first half of their Round of 32 matchup with the top-seeded Michigan State Spartans, but the Billikens will head into halftime down only five points. It was largely an ugly first half, but Saint Louis can't be too disappointed with trailing 26-21 to Tom Izzo's high-powered MSU squad at the break.
Guard Brandon Wood leads the Spartans with eights points on 4-of-4 shooting. Forward Draymond Green has five points and eight rebounds already for Michigan State. Point guard Keith Appling and center Adreian Payne each have four points.
Saint Louis is being led by forward Rob Loe, who has five points. Jordair Jett has five points, five rebounds and three steals for Saint Louis off the bench. Cory Remekun has four points for coach Rick Majerus' crew.
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