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Michigan State postgame

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O c T O B E r 1 3 , 2 0 1 8 B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M 1 MISSED CHANCES Lions squander opportunities on offense and defense in loss to Spartans Penn State had its chances on Saturday against Michigan State. Indeed, it was one interception away from holding off the Spartans and staying in contention for the Big Ten East Division title. But the Nittany Lions didn't get that interception on an ill-advised pass by Brian Lewerke late in the fourth quarter, as Amani Oruwariye wasn't able to hold onto the ball. Michigan State capitalized on its good fortune, maintaining possession and scoring a touchdown on a 25-yard catch by Felton Davis with 19 seconds le> to defeat Penn State, 21-17. It was the second game in a row in which the Nit- tany Lions weren't able to hold onto a fourth- quarter lead, and it echoed the team's midseason M A T T   H E R B | M A T T @ B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M Penn State de- fensive end Yetur Gross- Matos chases after Brian Lewerke. The Lions were able to get pressure on the Michigan State quarter- back on Satur- day, but they couldn't stop the Spartans on their final drive. Photo by Steve Manuel BWI X PRESS P O S T G A M E R E P O R T W E E K 6 M I C H I G A N S T A T E 2 1 , P E N N S T A T E 1 7

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