No. 19 Michigan St routs Arkansas-Pine Bluff 76-44

LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Published:

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- No. 19 Michigan State held Arkansas-Pine Bluff scoreless for almost 10 minutes and went on to win 76-44 on Wednesday night.

Garry Harris scored 13 points, Travis Trice had 12 and Branden Dawson added 10 for the Spartans (7-2).

Michigan State started the game with a 14-0 run, led 38-12 at halftime and kept a comfortable lead in the second half.

The Golden Lions (1-7) missed their first 13 shots and didn't score until 9:48 into the game.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff's DaVon Haynes, who is from Detroit, scored a season-high 20 points -- all after halftime.

The Golden Lions had seven points over the last 2:20 of the first half to finish with 12, the fifth-lowest total at halftime by a Division I team this season, according to STATS LLC.