Kiana Johnson led Spartans with 16 points and six assists on Saturday.
Spartans honor the success of the 2012-13 season so far; look forward to NCAA Tournament.
Bell, Pickrel and Thomas combine for 52 points in the win.
MSU and OSU tip on Monday at 6:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network.
MSU has won 20 games in 10-straight seasons, the longest active streak in the Big Ten.
On Monday, Oct. 8, head coach Suzy Merchant and the Michigan State women's basketball program held its media day at the Breslin Center. Coach Merchant, the assistant coaches and the student-athletes met with the media for over an hour to discuss the upcoming 2012-13 season.
AP Photos: Michigan State at No. 13 Purdue
SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Appeared in 28 games ... Averaged 2.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.9 minutes ... Had seven points (going 2-of-4 from 3-point range), five rebounds and a career-high three assists in 19 minutes in the opener vs. Villanova (11/11) ... Grabbed three rebounds vs. IPFW (11/15) ... Scored seven points, tied her career high with six rebounds and two steals, and blocked two shots in 18 minutes vs. Western Michigan (11/17) ... Had five points in a season-high 21 minutes at Milwaukee (11/22) ... Posted four points, three rebounds and a steal in 16 minutes vs. No. 9 Miami (12/1) ... Grabbed four rebounds in 10 minutes vs. Eastern Michigan (12/3) ... Grabbed four rebounds vs. Colorado State (12/20) ... Hit a key 3-pointer in the second half vs. Michigan (1/4) ... Pulled down a career high seven rebounds at Minnesota (1/19), leading MSU for the first time in her career ... Had her best offensive game of the season with a season high 12 points in 18 minutes off the bench at Iowa (2/12), going 5-for-11 from the field, including 2-of-5 from the 3-point line ... Had seven points on 3-for-5 shooting in the Big Ten Tournament First Round vs. Indiana (3/1) ... Went 2-for-2 from behind the arc for six points in eight minutes vs. No. 19 Louisville in the NCAA Tournament First Round (3/17).
FRESHMAN (2010-11): Received Spartan Character Award at team banquet ... Played in 31 games ... Averaged 3.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.6 blocks in 11.0 minutes per game ... Fourth on the team in field goal percentage (40.6%) ... Third on MSU with 17 blocks ... Posted seven points, six rebounds and two blocks in 13 minutes in her Spartan debut vs. IPFW (11/13); made all of her shots, going 2-of-2 from the field and 3-of-3 from the line ... Reached double-figures for the first time in her Spartan career with 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting vs. Detroit (11/21); also added a team-best six rebounds ... Set a season high with two steals vs. Milwaukee (12/8) ... Tied her season high with six rebounds to go along with seven points and two blocks vs. Iona (12/12) ... Had five points, three rebounds, two steals and two blocks vs. Dartmouth (12/18) ... Posted five points and five rebounds vs. Vermont (12/21) ... Had six points and three rebounds in only eight minutes at No. 24 Ohio State (1/16) ... Played double-figure minutes for the first time in a Big Ten game, tallying six points and four rebounds in 10 minutes at No. 18 Iowa (1/27) ... Played a key 12 minutes vs. Purdue (2/3), scoring nine points (her second highest total of the season) on 3-of-3 shooting, and grabbing three rebounds ... Had seven points and five rebounds in 20 minutes at No. 23 Penn State (2/10); her rebounds and minutes are her high in a Big Ten game ... Scored five points in 10 minutes vs. Northwestern (2/17) ... Tied her season high with two assists and had four points at Illinois (2/20) ... Had four rebounds and tied her season high with two assists vs. Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals (3/4) ... Had two points, five rebounds, a block and a steal in 13 minutes in her NCAA Tournament debut vs. Northern Iowa (3/20).
HIGH SCHOOL: Runner-up for Michigan's Miss Basketball in 2010 ... Associated Press Class B Co-Player of the Year ... Led Grand Rapids Catholic Central to the Class B state title and a 26-1 record as a senior ... Averaged 14 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, five steals and five blocks a game as a senior ... Named to both the Grand Rapids Press, Detroit Free Press and Detroit News Dream Team, in addition to Associated Press Class B First Team All-State in 2010 ... As a junior, averaged 12 points, seven rebounds, four steals and three blocks, leading GRCC to the Class B state championship game ... A first team all-state selection by the Associated Press, Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, while also receiving Grand Rapids Press Dream Team honors her junior year ... Averaged 12 points, five assists and three blocks per game as a sophomore ... Grand Rapids Catholic Central went 73-7 and won three-straight league titles in her final three high school seasons ... A two-year captain for Colleen Lamoreaux-Tate ... Also lettered in volleyball and track & field.
PERSONAL: Born on May 2, 1992 ... Daughter of Maribeth Pickrel.
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