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Michigan State's Nick Ward gets up for the putback dunk against Minnesota in the second half.

Alvin Ellis III scored 16 points, Cassius Winston had 15 and Nick Ward added 11 as Michigan State made the most of a fast start in a 61-52 win over Northwestern on Friday night.

Michigan State's Nick Ward gets the steal and dunks it in against Northwestern in the first half.

Michigan State's Nick Ward talks about his career-high 25 points in the win over Oakland.

Michigan State's Nick Wards dunks it from down low against Northeastern, early in the second half.

Michigan State's Nick Ward collects the feed from Cassius Winston and raises up with the slam against Northeastern.

Michigan State's Nick Ward charges through with the slam dunk against Northeastern in the first half.