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Post-Game Notes: Wisconsin
 
 
 

 

 
 

Jan. 12, 2011

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Game Notes...
• Tonight's 64-61 win over Wisconsin marked MSU's first overtime win since Jan. 15, 2006 when the Spartans topped Ohio State 62-59 on the road. This was the first home overtime win since Jan. 13, 2001, also against the Badgers (69-59).

• MSU is now 2-0 in overtime games played on Jan. 11, the other being in 2000 against Indiana (77-71)

• This season, the Spartans are 3-3 when trailing at half.

• MSU out rebounded Wisconsin, 39-30.

• Prior to tonight's game, Wisconsin was 34-1 since the 2009-10 season when leading or tied with four minutes remaining in regulation.

• Michigan State's 64 points marked the fewest the Spartans have scored in a win since scoring 59 against Northern Iowa on March 26, 2010.

Series notes...
• MSU has won three of the last four meetings against Wisconsin.

• This marked the ninth time the two teams have gone to overtime with MSU going 3-6 in those games.

• MSU leads the all-time series 69-59, going 44-14 in East Lansing and 16-4 in the Breslin Center.

• The Spartans have won the last six contests at home against UW.

Player notes...
Kalin Lucas recorded a team-best six assists, also becoming the fourth player in MSU history to amass 1,500 career points and 500 career assists. Lucas' 12 free throw attempts ties a career-best mark.

• After scoring only five points in the first half, Draymond Green would go on to score 13 in the second half and eight of MSU's 11 overtime points to set a career-best scoring total with 26. Green also set career-best minutes (38), field goal attempts (17), 3-point made (three), 3-point attempts (five) and free throws made (seven). This was Green's second 20+ point performance in his career, with the other also occurring this season. MSU is 1-1 when Green scores 20+ points in a game.

Delvon Roe's 32 minutes marks a career-best, topping his previous high of 31 set against The Citadel on Dec. 7, 2009.

 

 

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