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Kalisha Keane helps Michigan St. edge Wisconsin in OT

MADISON, Wis. -- Kalisha Keane scored 28 points to lead Michigan State (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) to a 73-70 overtime win over Wisconsin on Thursday night.

Keane hit four 3-pointers to help give Spartans coach Suzy Merchant her first road victory over the Badgers in four trips to the Kohl Center.

Keane drained an off-balance 3-pointer from the right wing to tie it at 60 with 13 seconds to go and added seven points in the extra period.

Michigan State (19-3, 7-2 Big Ten) pulled within 1/2-game of first place Penn State in the conference, while Wisconsin (12-10, 7-3) dropped one game back of the Nittany Lions.

Lin Zastrow scored 23 points for Wisconsin and Alyssa Karel added 21.