With a chance to clinch its first ever outright Big Ten championship Thursday night the No. 8 MSU women’s basketball team lost to Ohio State, 54-53.
Sophomore guard Jasmine Thomas had a chance to win the game on a last-second shot for the Spartans (24-4 overall, 12-3 Big Ten) but the jumper from the left wing went long.
OSU’s Jantel Lavender led all scorers with 24, while junior forward Lykendra Johnson led MSU with 16 points and 17 rebounds.
Despite the loss, MSU still clinches its first-ever outright Big Ten title after Penn State’s 51-49 loss to Purdue.
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