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Feb. 9, 1997

Reese Leads Michigan State Past Ohio State

Maxann Reese scored 15 points and Kristen Rasmussen added 10 and a season-high 15 rebounds as 24th-ranked Michigan State posted a 72-64 Big-10 victory over Ohio State.

Cheri Euler had 12 points and Tamika Matlock added 11 and seven assists for the Spartans (18-4, 10-2 Big-10), who shot 43 percent (24-of-56) from the field. Matlock set a single-season assist record at Michigan State with 175.

Marcie Alberts scored 12 points, Marrita Porter had 11 and seven rebounds and Tara Mitchem added 10 and five for the Lady Buckeyes (11-12, 3-10), who trailed 32-24 at the half and shot 44 percent (25-of-57) overall.

NCAA WOMENS BB  
         FINAL               1ST 2ND     TOTAL
         OHIO ST              24  40       64
         MICHIGAN ST (24)     32  40       72    FINAL
 HIGH SCORERS:  OHIO ST - MARCIE ALBERTS 12, MARRITA PORTER 11,
                TARA MITCHEM 10
                MICHIGAN ST - MAXANN REESE 15, CHERI EULER 12,
                TAMIKA MATLOCK 11
 HIGH REBOUND:  OHIO ST - MARRITA PORTER 7, LARECKA JONES 7
                MICHIGAN ST - KRISTEN RASMUSSEN 15, CHERI EULER 7
 HIGH ASSISTS:  OHIO ST - MICHAELA MOUA 6, SHELLY NICHOLS 3
                MICHIGAN ST - TAMIKA MATLOCK 7, TWO PLAYERS WITH
                3
ATT:  7,387
                                                                        
NCAA WOMENS BB
OHIO ST (64)
                      fg    ft    rb
               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
Moua            23   0-4   1-2   2-4  6  2    1
Jones           15   2-8   0-0   1-7  0  3    4
Fergus          23   2-5   1-3   1-4  0  3    5
Nichols         21   3-4   0-3   1-1  3  4    6
Alberts         38  4-12   0-0   0-3  0  1   12
Porter          16   4-7   3-6   1-7  1  3   11
Mitchem         25   3-5   3-4   2-5  2  5   10
Barker          13   1-4   1-2   1-1  2  0    3
Glosson         15   2-4   0-0   3-3  1  3    4
Fusetti         11   4-4   0-0   0-3  1  3    8
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TOTALS         200 25-57  9-20 12-38 16 27   64
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Percentages: FG-.439, FT-.450. 
3-Point Goals: 5-15, .333 (Moua 0-2, Alberts 4-10, Porter 0-1, Mitchem 1-2). 
Team rebounds: None. 
Blocked shots: 2 (Fergus, Fusetti). 
Turnovers: 23 (Alberts 6, Fergus 3, Glosson 3, Mitchem 3, Jones 2, Moua 2, Nichols 2,
Porter).
Steals: 12 (Glosson 3, Nichols 2, Porter 2, Barker, Fergus, Jones, Mitchem, Moua).
MICHIGAN ST (72)
                      fg    ft    rb
               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
Sanders         21   2-5  3-11   1-5  2  5    7
Euler           35  5-14   2-3   4-7  3  3   12
Rasmussen       33   3-6   4-8  3-15  1  4   10
Matlock         35   3-6   5-6   0-3  7  0   11
Wesley          28   2-8   2-3   3-5  3  3    6
Dalgaard         3   1-1   1-1   0-0  0  1    3
Reese           19  5-10   1-1   1-2  0  2   15
Engen           15   3-5   0-0   1-2  0  1    6
Winberg         11   0-1   2-2   0-0  1  2    2
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TOTALS         200 24-56 20-35 13-39 17 21   72
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Percentages: FG-.429, FT-.571. 
3-Point Goals: 4-13, .308 (Matlock 0-2, Wesley 0-3, Reese 4-8).
Team rebounds: 1. 
Blocked shots: 3 (Rasmussen 3).
Turnovers: 18 (Rasmussen 6, Sanders 3, Engen 2, Reese 2, Winberg 2, Dalgaard, Euler,
Matlock).
Steals: 10 (Rasmussen 3, Sanders 3, Reese 2,
Matlock, Wesley).
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Ohio St            24   40  -   64
Michigan St        32   40  -   72
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Technical fouls: None.  
A: 7,387. 
Officials: John Morningstar, Ray Bomeli, Mary Struckhoff.

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