Michigan State 88, Oakland 57
 
 
 

 

 
 

Dec. 10, 2009

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Oakland vs. Michigan State
December 10, 2009
Post-Game Notes

• Sophomore forward Draymond Green set a new career high with 19 points while his 12 rebounds tied a career high. He tied his previous career high 16 points in the first half by going 8-for-8 from the field. Green's double-double was the fourth of his career.

• With 19 points tonight, junior guard Kalin Lucas has now scored in double figures in the Spartans' last 21 games and now has 59 career double-figure scoring games.

• Michigan State shot 63.3% from the field in the first half - its highest first-half total in any game this season. Meanwhile, the Green and White held Oakland to just 26.7% shooting in the first half, which is the lowest for any MSU opponent in any half this season. The Spartans' 23-point halftime lead was their largest halftime lead of the season.

• Michigan State outscored Oakland, 46-18, in the paint.

• With 20 total assists, MSU eclipsed its average of 19.4, which ranked third in the nation in the most recent NCAA statistics.

• The Spartans out-rebounded the Grizzlies, 41-30, and have out-rebounded their opponents in nine of 10 games and tied North Carolina on the glass.

• The Spartans have now won 45 consecutive non-conference games at home, dating back to Dec. 3, 2003.

• MSU is now 9-0 all-time against Oakland.