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Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Michigan State escapes Rutgers with 31-24 victory

PISCATAWAY, N.J. _ Michigan State's season was on the edge of disaster again, but Connor Cook and the Spartans' offense kept it perfect for at least another week.tmpplchld Cook's 29-yard toss to R.J. Shelton on a third-and-9 from deep in MSU territory was the key play in a 76-yard touchdown drive to beat Rutgers, 31-24, on Saturday night at High Points Solutions Stadium. Freshman LJ Scott ran it in from three yards away with 43 seconds left, and MSU's Malik McDowell got the sack to end Rutgers' last-gasp drive.tmpplchld The No. 4 Spartans (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) remain perfect this season, but continue to deal with injuries and poor play entering Saturday's game at...