WATCH: Highlights from MSU basketball’s win over Illinois on Saturday

Michigan State basketball picked up a big-time win over Illinois on Saturday to bolster its NCAA Tournament resume.

The Spartans rallied from an eight-point deficit in the second half to top the Fighting Illini, 88-80, from the Breslin Center. With the win, Michigan State improved to 15-9 overall and 7-6 in conference play.

Check out some of the best highlights from the Spartans’ win over Illinois on Saturday below:

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