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Joshua Langford's Career Day Lifts No. 4 Michigan State Past No. 9 UNC 63-45

A career day from Joshua Langford lifted Michigan State to a championship in the PK80 Phil Knight Invitational victory bracket.

The sophomore guard scored 23 points in a defensive battle to lead the No. 4 Spartans to a 63-45 win over No. 9 North Carolina on Sunday night at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

It not only was the first loss of the year for the Tar Heels, but it also snaps the defending champions' 11-game winning streak dating back to last season. Michigan State moves to 5-1 on the season with the only loss coming to No.