Jan. 24, 2007
With its 70-46 win over Minnesota, Michigan State improved to 14-0 at home in 2006-07. The Spartans won their fourth-straight conference game overall, including their third-straight at the Breslin Center.
MSU out-rebounded Minnesota, 38- 24. The Spartans are averaging +10.2 rebounds in conference play, while out-rebounding five of their first six Big Ten opponents.
Michigan State posted 32 points in the paint compared to just four by Minnesota.
Michigan State went on a 16-3 run with 8:20 to go in the first half, holding Minnesota at 17 until the 1:59 mark. The Spartans closed out the half with a 20-point lead.
Since returning to the lineup from a stress reaction in his shin, Raymar Morgan is averaging 9.2 points in his last five games.
Michigan state recorded 25 assists on 29 made field goals (86 percent).
Travis Walton had a career-high 11 assists against Minnesota. His previous high of nine came against Bradley on Dec. 3, 2006.
Goran Suton matched his career high with five assists. He most recently reached that mark against UW-Green Bay on Dec. 23, 2006.