Brown, Christie lead Michigan State past Butler 73-52


              Butler guard Aaron Thompson (2) blocks the shot of Michigan State forward Julius Marble II (34) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Michigan State guard A.J. Hoggard (11) picks up a loose ball in front of Butler guard Chuck Harris (3) and Michigan State forward Julius Marble II (34) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Butler head coach LaVall Jordan yells to his team in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Michigan State guard Max Christie (5) and Butler forward Bryce Golden (33) fight for a rebound in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Michigan State guard A.J. Hoggard (11) breaks aways from Butler guard Aaron Thompson (2) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Michigan State forward Marcus Bingham Jr. (30) shoots over Butler forward John-Michael Mulloy (35) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Michigan State guard A.J. Hoggard (11) drives away from Butler guard Aaron Thompson (2) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
            
              Michigan State forward Marcus Bingham Jr. (30) gets a dunk against Butler in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Michigan State defeated Butler 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Brown, Christie lead Michigan State past Butler 73-52