Post Game Notes

Feb. 18, 2006

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Drew Neitzel's 12 assists sets a new career-high for the sophomore point guard. His previous high was nine against Arkansas-Little Rock on Dec. 3, 2006.

With 18 points against Michigan, Paul Davis passes Morris Peterson (1995-00) for ninth place on the MSU all-time scoring list with 1,592 points.

Maurice Ager also continues to move up the Spartan scoring list with his 19-point performance tonight. Ager passes Julius McCoy (1953-56) for 17th with 1,380 points.

Shannon Brown made the biggest move on the career points chart, leapfrogging three former Spartans into 32nd with 1,062 points. Brown passes Marcus Sanders (1962-65), Earvin Johnson (1977-79) and John Green (1956-59).

Davis' 12 rebounds against U-M also moves him up the all-time rebounding list. He now has 846 boards, passing Andre Hutson (1997-01) for fifth place.

The Green and White's 90-point effort is their highest point total of the Big Ten season and third highest of the 2005-06 campaign.

State is now 11-1 when scoring 80 or more points, and 11-0 at the Breslin Center.

MSU won the boards battle, out-rebounding the Wolverines 35-25. State is now 14-1 when it has out-rebounded its opponent.

Davis notched his 85th career double-double and his 13th of the season tonight. Michigan State is 59-26 when the senior center tallies double figures in rebounds and points.

Brown's 26 points marks the 10th 20-plus point performance of the season for junior guard.

For the first time in nine games, MSU shot 50 percent or better in both halves (last happened against Indiana on Jan. 11).

In the final minute of the game, walk-on Jason Aerts scored his first two points of the season, nailing a baseline jump shot.



MSU's 70 percent shooting from beyond the arc in the second half was its most efficient three-point effort since Dec. 28, 2005 against Tennessee Tech. The Spartans went 3 for 4 (75 percent) in the second frame of that game.