Spartans clinch share of title
Keane scored 27 points and Thomas added 19 to help the 11th-ranked Spartans beat Illinois 69-56 Sunday and clinch a share of the Big Ten title, their first since 2005.
The Spartans (24-3, 12-2 Big Ten) have secured the top seed for the Big Ten tournament. They maintained a 1˝-game lead ahead of Penn State and can secure the outright title with a victory against Ohio State on Thursday.
Last updated: 2:14 pm Thursday, December 20, 2012