Ohio State Vs. Michigan State Final Score: William Buford Gives Buckeyes 72-70 Win, Share Of Big Ten Title

There will be a three-way tie on top of the Big Ten basketball standings. William Buford hit a long jumper at the top of the key with one second left, and Ohio State escaped with a 72-70 win over Michigan State in East Lansing. The Spartans will still have the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament next week, with Michigan at No. 2 and Ohio State at No. 3. All three finished 13-5 in the Big 10 in the regular season.

The game went down to the wire, with both teams trading big baskets. The Spartans took a two-point lead with 1:08 remaining on two free throws by Draymond Green, but Aaron Craft hit a long two point jump shot with 54 seconds left to tie the score. The Spartans went back to Green on the ensuing possession, but he missed a tough fadeaway jumper, giving the Buckeyes the ball back with 29 seconds left with a chance to win the game. The Buckeyes were struggling with their possession, but Buford bailed them out with a tough shot with Keith Appling.

For more on the Michigan State Spartans, go to The Only Colors. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NCAA Basketball hub at SBNation.com/NCAA-Basketball.

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