Wisconsin hung around during the first half, trailing by only seven after the first 20 minutes. Michigan State then went on a 16-2 run to start the second half, and never let the Badgers back in the game.
The Spartans played tough defense against Wisconsin all night, holding the road team to a 29.4 field-goal percentage. The Spartans also did a good job forcing turnovers, collecting 16 steals during the game.
Ben Brust was the only Wisconsin player in double digits with ten points, while Ryan Evans added nine.
The win pushes MSU into a three-way tie for second place in the Big Ten at 12-5, alongside the Michigan Wolverines and the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Badgers fall to 11-6 on the season and currently sit fifth in the standings.