Sat. 3:50 p.m.: YSU trails Michigan State at half

EAST LANSING — At halftime, Michigan State leads Youngstown State, 35-10.

YSU was trailing, 21-3, after the first quarter, but a Martin Ruiz touchdown cut the lead to 21-10. However, two Spartan touchdowns in the later part of the second quarter gave Michigan State the momentum heading into the locker room.

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For full game coverage, see Sunday’s Tribune Chronicle.