From The Locker Room
+ Jason Andreas set a season high with seven points and tied his season best of five rebounds today against Michigan. Andreas was 3-of-4 from the field, with one three-point field goal to go along with one offensive and four defensive rebounds.
+ Michigan State held Michigan to just 36.2 percent shooting from the field today, the worst offensive effort by a Spartan opponent this season. It also marked Michigan's lowest field goal percentage of the season, with the previous low coming against Indiana on Jan. 11 (.382).
+ With 22 points, Paul Davis finished the game as State's leading scorer for the sixth time this season. He was two points shy of his career-best performance of 24 points, which came against Kentucky on Dec. 13.
+ The Spartan defense held Michigan's Bernard Robinson Jr. to just five points in 34 minutes of play, well off his season average of 14.2 points per game.
+ Paul Davis blocked three Wolverine shots today, the second time this season he has blocked three shots in a game (Coppin State, Dec. 30).
+ Maurice Ager's eight rebounds today set a career high.
+ In the last five games, Michigan State is averaging 74.4 points per game, while shooting 53.1 percent (128-of-241) from the field.
+ In the last nine games, MSU is shooting 170-of-211 from the line (.806).
+ Michigan's 23 points in the first half tied the second-lowest first-half total by a Michigan State opponent this season (Penn, Nov. 29). South Florida scored just 19 points on Dec. 16. The Wolverines' 23 points also marks their second-lowest first-half output of the year (19 vs. Indiana, Jan. 11).
+ The Spartans are 6-0 this season when they lead at the half.
+ Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo is just five wins away from recording his 200th career victory in nine years of coaching.
+ The Spartans have now won the last six meetings with Michigan in the Breslin Center, and are now 40-35 against UM in East Lansing.
+ Michigan State is now 7-1 on the year in the Breslin Center, and has won 80 of its last 85 regular-season games in the facility.
+ Today marked the 91st consecutive sell-out crowd in the Breslin Center.