Tori Jankoska poured in a game-high 21 points and also had eight rebounds in defeat.
The Spartans suffer their first loss of the season.
Fourth-seeded Spartans have media availability and practice in prep for Sunday's game vs. fifth-seeded Mississippi State
Aerial Powers led the Spartans with 26 points and 10 rebounds for her school-record 44th career double-double
Aerial Powers had 19 points and Jenna Allen added 14 on 7 of 10 shooting for the Spartans (18-7, 9-5).
The Spartans play host to the second-ranked Fighting Irish.
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Averaging 15.0 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game in 98 career games ... No. 4 in the MSU career record book with 198 3-point field goals made and tied for fourth with a 33.8% 3-point field goal percentage ... Became the 25th Spartan to reach the 1,000-point mark in her career ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors following the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons ... Earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors in 2013-14 by both the coaches and media... Received the Playmaker award three-straight seasons at the postseason banquets.
JUNIOR (2015-16): Named to the second-team All-Big Ten squad ... Played 31 minutes in the 2015 season opener against WMU, recording 20 points and two steals (11/15) ... Scored a team-high 20 points against Georgia, sinking four treys in 35 minutes played (11/18) ... Became the 25th Spartan to reach the 1,000-point mark in her career with 18 points and tied a career-best nine assists and a career-high five steals against Idaho State (11/21) ... Scored a career-high 30 points, shooting 11-14 from the field and 5-7 from 3-point range (11/27) ... Recorded a team-high 23 points, sinking four treys against Baylor (11/28) ... Continued her double-digit scoring efforts with 10 points, adding five assists and three steals against Louisville (12/3) ... Made just two field goals from three-point range, but added four free throws for a total of 10 points against Loyola Chicago (12/6) ... Came off the bench and played 30 minutes against Davidson, scoring 13 points while adding two assists and two steals (12/9) ... Scored 14 points and added four assists and three steals against Northeastern (12/18) ... Shot 9-11 from the field, netting 28 points along with 10 rebounds and seven assists for her first double-double of the season against Detroit (12/21) ... One of four Spartans to score in double figures with 15 points at No. 9 Ohio State (12/31) ... Scored 14 points and sunk 8-of-9 from the charity stripe in a season-high 38 minutes against Wisconsin (1/3) ... Recorded her second double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds in 36 minutes at Penn State (1/7) ... Scored 12 points and added eight rebounds and three steals to the Spartan stat sheet against Northwestern (1/10) ... Scored a season-low nine points, but managed to grab nine rebounds in 33 minutes at Indiana (1/13) ... Played a team-high 38 minutes and scored 18 points with three assists against Iowa (1/16) ... Netted 16 points, sinking four 3-pointers in the matchup and added five rebounds and five assists, playing a team-high 33 minutes against Purdue (1/27) ... Recorded her third double-double of the year with 12 points and a season-high 11 rebounds in 38 minutes against Wisconsin (1/31) ... One of three Spartans to score in double figures against Michigan, netting 16 points and three rebounds, two assists and two steals (2/3) ... Had eight points at No. 5 Maryland with two rebounds (2/5) ... One of four Spartans to score in double figures against Iowa, posting 11 points with four rebounds and three assists (2/7) ... One of just two Spartans to score in double figures, posting 14 points and grabbing five rebounds against Penn State (2/11) ... Scored a season-low three points and grabbed six defensive rebounds at Nebraska (2/14) ... Scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds, tallying one assist and one steal at Rugers (2/18) ... Posted her fourth double-double of the season and 12th of her career with 24 points and a school-record 15 assists against Minnesota (2/21) ... Registered her second-straight double-double and fifth of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Illinois (2/24) ... Played 53 minutes against Ohio State (2/27), which tied the school record for most minutes played, and tallied 20 points Saturday for her second 20+ outing in the last three games and eighth of the season ... Scored seven points and provided three helpers and two steals against Purdue (3/4) in the Big Ten Tournament ... Against Ohio State in the B1G Semifinals (3/5), scored 23 points and six assists ... Led MSU with 12 points, marking her second double-figure scoring outing in a row and 28th of the season and 78th of her career against Maryland in the B1G Tournament Championship (3/6) ... Played a season-low 23 minutes and scored seven points with three rebounds against Belmont in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/18) ... Scored 17 points, shooting 3-5 from 3-point range in 34 minutes against Mississippi State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (3/20).
SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Earned Second-Team All-Big Ten honors ... Started all 31 games, scoring in double figures in 29 of 31 games ... Second on team and is fifth in the Big Ten in scoring with 17.5 ppg, as well as averaging 6.9 rebounds (third on team), 3.9 assists (first on team), 36.5 minutes (first on team and fourth in the Big Ten) ... Tied for the team lead with 20 points in the opener vs. Eastern Michigan (11/16), also adding eight rebounds, a game-high five assists; made a career-high 11 free throws, which tied for ninth on the MSU single-game list ... Scored 20 points vs. No. 3/2 Notre Dame (11/19), making three 3-pointers ... Became first Spartan since 1994 (Kisha Kelley) to score 20-points in the first three games, tallying a game-high 22 points vs. IUPUI (12/23), also adding team highs of six assists and three steals; again made 11 free throws tying her career high set two games prior ... Had a solid line of 19 points, five rebounds, five rebounds, a career-high three blocks and two steals vs. Oakland (11/26) ... Logged her fifth-straight double-digit scoring outing with 16 points against Miami (Ohio) (11/30), adding three rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block ... Registered her first double-double of the season against Georgia Tech (12/4) by netting a team-leading 21 points to go with a season-best 10 rebounds, was also a perfect 6-of-6 at the free throw line, in addition to dishing out a career-high tying seven assists and swiping two steals in playing a career-high 45 minutes ... Notched 16 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 37 minutes at Georgia (12/7) ... Drained three three-pointers on the way to 15 points at Loyola Chicago (12/14), adding three assists, two rebounds and one steal in 20 minutes ... Scored 17 points along with five rebounds in the win against Alcorn State (12/16), adding three assists and a two blocks ... Scored 15 points to go along with four rebounds and two assists against No. 9 Baylor (12/20) ... Tied career high with 25 points in a win against No. 19 Syracuse (12/21) adding 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season ... Continued her double figure scoring with 13 points against Northwestern in the Big Ten opener (12/28), adding eight rebounds and two blocks ... Netted 19 points to go with seven rebounds, three steals and two assists versus Indiana (12/31) ... Scored 17 points with seven rebound to go along with two assists and two steals in 38 minutes against Michigan (1/4) ... Neared a career high with six assists against Nebraska (1/8), adding 11 points and seven rebounds and tied a career high with five steals ... A Northwestern (Jan. 11), scored 18 points with a team-high eight boards and six assists in 40 minutes ... Earned her third double-double of the season with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds and a team-high four assists in 39 minutes against Illinois (1/15) ... Against No. 22/21 Iowa on 1/18, scored seven points to go along with three rebounds, one assist and one steal in 32 minutes ... Had her fourth double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds against No. 7/6 Maryland (1/22) in 38 minutes of action ... Scored 19 points with four rebounds, four assists and three steals against Wisconsin (1/25) ... Had a career-high 28 points along with 11 rebounds, six assists and three steals against Indiana (1/28) ... At Ohio State (2/2), scored 19 points with five helpers and four rebounds in 40 minutes ... Scored six points with six boards and six assists against Michigan (2/5) ... Had 21 points and eight boards with a season-high five treys at Minnesota (2/8) in 40 minutes ... Had her seventh double-double of the season at Penn State (2/11) with 18 points and 11 rebounds in 40 minutes ... Had a career-high nine assists with 14 points in 39 minutes against No. 5 Maryland (2/16) ... Against No. 19/18 Rutgers, led the team with 21 points and eight rebounds in 40 minutes ... Had a game-high 24 points and 12 rebounds at Illinois (2/25) ... Led the team in scoring with 26 points, nine rebounds and five assists in 40 minutes at Purdue (2/28) ... Against Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament (3/5), scored 15 points with four boards and assists in 27 minutes ... Scored 19 points with six rebounds against Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament (3/6).
FRESHMAN (2013-14): Honorable mention All-Big Ten by the coaches and media ... Received the Playmaker Award at the team banquet ... Played in all 33 games, starting 17, including the last 14 ... Averaged 12.4 points (tied for second on the team and 25th in the Big Ten), 3.1 rebounds, 2.4 assists (third on the team) and 1.2 steals (second on the team) in 28.4 minutes ... Led the team with 1.9 3-pointers per game, ranking 10th in the Big Ten, and second with a 36.0% 3-point field goal percentage ... Her 64 3-pointers are tied for the eighth-most in a MSU single-season ... Shot 76.2% from the free throw line, which was third on the team ... Led MSU in scoring seven times (MSU was 7-0) ... Her 408 points were the third-most ever by a Spartan freshman, while her 12.4 scoring average was sixth ... Among all-time MSU freshman, also second in 3-pointers (64), third in 3-point field goal percentage (36.0%), fourth in free throws (80), sixth in assists (79) and 10th in free throw percentage (76.2%) ... In Big Ten games, finished sixth in the conference in 3-point field goal percentage (41.6%) and seventh in 3-pointers made (2.3) ... In her Spartan debut, posted 14 points in 21 minutes off the bench at No. 6 Notre Dame (11/11); her 14 points tied for the eighth most in a Spartan debut ... Scored 17 points, while adding four steals, three assists and two blocks vs. Canisius (11/14) ... Tied for the team lead with 24 points vs. No. 23/21 Dayton (11/17), going 8-for-16 from the field and 4-for-7 from 3-point, while also leading the team with nine rebounds; her 24 points were the most by a MSU freshman since 2008 ... Posted her first career double-double with team-highs of 19 points and 11 rebounds at Temple (11/26), also adding four assists; went 10-for-12 from the free throw line, the most FT made by a Spartan since Feb. 6, 2011 ... Made her first career start at Florida State (12/4) ... Scored a season- and game-high 25 points vs. Colgate (12/29), shooting 6-for-9 from behind the arc, while adding four assists (no turnovers) in 32 minutes off the bench; her 25 points were the ninth-most by a Spartan freshman, and her six 3-pointers were the fourth most all-time and second most by a freshman ... In her Big Ten debut, led MSU with 14 points in 22 minutes off the bench at Minnesota (1/4) ... Scored 19 points on 5-for-9 shooting, including making all three 3-pointers, in 25 minutes off the bench at Iowa (1/16) ... Tied her season-high with 25 points in the start at Ohio State (1/26), shooting 7-for-13 from the field, including 5-for-7 from 3-point ... Had 15 points, six rebounds, a game-high six assists, and three steals vs. No. 19/16 Purdue (2/2) ... Tied for the team lead with 22 points on 8-for-11 shooting, including 4-for-7 from 3-point, at Illinois (2/5) ... Set new season highs with seven assists (no turnovers) and five steals at Wisconsin (2/20), also adding 14 points ... Led MSU with 21 points, including 4-for-8 from 3-point, while playing all 40 minutes vs. Minnesota (2/24), also adding five assists ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Feb. 25, along with being named to the Big Ten Player of the Week honor roll ... Had 15 points and seven rebounds vs. Indiana (3/2) ... Had 14 points, including the go-ahead layup with 1:15 left, and five assists (with no turnovers) vs. Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals (3/7) ... Had 11 points and three assists in her NCAA Tournament debut vs. Hampton (3/23) in the first round ... Scored 14 points, and added five rebounds, four assists and two steals in the NCAA Tournament Second Round at No. 12/13 North Carolina (3/25).
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner and starter, and three-year captain at Freeland High School for head coach Tom Zolinski ... Shattered Freeland's career scoring record, totaling 2,333 points ... In her career, averaged 24.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.6 steals ... A 2013 PARADE High School All-American ... 2013 Michigan's Miss Basketball and Michigan's Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year ... Averaged 30.9 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 4.8 steals as a senior, leading Freeland to a 22-2 record ... First-team all-state as a senior, junior and sophomore, while being an honorable mention choice as a freshman ... As a junior, led Freeland to the Class B semifinals, while averaging 25.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.0 steals ... Own Freeland's top-two single-season scoring marks (742 in 2013 and 641 in 2012) ... Midland Daily News Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013 ... Four-time all-conference honoree ... Played AAU for Midland FastBreak and coaches Tim Carter and Ron Peterson, and Michigan Crossover ... Lettered in volleyball, soccer and track & field at Freeland ... Honorable mention all-state honors as a junior in volleyball and as a senior in soccer.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 16, 1994... Daughter of Randy and Lisa Jankoska ... Has two sisters, Jessi and Jenni, and one brother, Jacob ... Member of the National Honor Society
Points: 30, vs. Cincinnati (11/27/15)
Field Goals: 11, vs. Cincinnati (11/27/15)
Free Throws: 11, twice, last vs. IUPUI (11/23/14)
3-Point Field Goals: 6, vs. Colgate (12/29/13)
Rebounds: 12, twice, last at Illinois (2/25/15)
Assists: 15, vs. Minnesota (2/21/16)
Blocks: 3, vs. Oakland (11/26/14)
Steals: 5, three times, last vs. Idaho State (11/21/15)
Minutes: 53, vs. Ohio State (2/27/16)