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Denzel Valentine wins the game for Michigan State on Valentine's Day.

By Molly Geary
February 14, 2015

You can't make this stuff up.

On the most appropriate day possible, Michigan State junior guard Denzel Valentine became the Valentine of everyone in East Lansing by hitting a game-winning three-pointer with 3.2 seconds remaining to beat No. 23 Ohio State.

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The three gave the Spartans a 59-56 lead, and then Valentine stole the inbounds pass from the Buckeyes' Shannon Scott on the ensuing play to seal the win. 

Valentine —​ who else? —​ finished with a game-high 17 points as Michigan State picked up a much-needed quality win in the Big Ten.

 

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