Jan. 21, 2006
East Lansing, Mich. - Michigan State Spartans Basketball Post-Game Notes Jan. 21, 2005 MSU vs. Iowa
-- Paul Davis recorded his 11th double-double on the season with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Davis finished the game 6-for-10 from the field, and 6-for-6 from the free-throw line.
-- The Spartans had four players score in double-digits for the sixth time this season. Maurice Ager led the team with 25 points, while Davis added 19, Brown had 17, and Neitzel scored 11. MSU's record when four players score in double-digits now stands at 5-1 this season.
-- MSU finished the game shooting 50.0% (30-60), including a 60.7% shooting performance in the second half, making 17-of-28 field goals. Michigan State's defense held Iowa to 33.9% shooting.
-- Michigan State recorded a season high 26 assists on 30 baskets. Brown and Neitzel led the team with six assists each, while Matt Trannon tied a career high with four assists.
-- The Spartans' 30-point win is their largest margin of victory this season. Their previous high was set on Dec. 21, 2005, when MSU defeated UW-Green Bay by 29 points, 98-69.
-- MSU boasts the only trio in the nation that averages at least 17 points per game, and each individual surpassed its average. Ager (19.9 ppg) scored 25 points, Davis (18.5 ppg) scored 19, and Brown (17.9 ppg) recorded 17.
-- Travis Walton scored seven points, setting a new career high. Prior to today, Walton had scored four points in four games this season.
-- The Spartans forced 18 Iowa turnovers, while committing only 10. MSU outscored Iowa 20-2 on points off of turnovers.
-- Despite the win, Iowa out-rebounded MSU 39-36.