Sophomore Tori Jankoska scores a game-high 24 points as MSU wins second-straight game overall, sixth-straight at Champaign.
Powers breaks single-season scoring record with 18 points and 18 rebounds.
Aerial Powers had 18 points in the game
Becca Mills scored the game-winning basket with 54 seconds to play
Aerial Powers scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Michigan State
Michigan State takes on Notre Dame
MIchigan State vs. North Carolina (USATSI)
MSU beat Hampton 91-61 in the NCAA Tournament First Round on March 23 in Chapel Hill, N.C. Photos by Spencer Herlong.
Michigan State vs. Hampton (USATSI)
Michigan State @ Ohio State
Averaged 12.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in 33 games in 2013-14... Scored a career-high 25 points twice last season ... Earned honorable mention All-Big Ten honors in 2013-14 by both the coaches and media... Received the Playmaker award.
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 6.2% 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: 25, twice, last at Ohio State (1/26/14)
Field Goals: 8, twice, last at Illinois (2/5/14)
Free Throws: 10, at Temple (11/26/13)
3-Point Field Goals: 6, vs. Colgate (12/29/13)
Rebounds: 11, at Temple (11/26/13)
Assists: 7, at Wisconsin (2/20/14)
Blocks: 2, twice, last vs. Colgate (12/29/13)
Steals: 5, at Wisconsin (2/20/14)
Minutes: 40, vs. Minnesota (2/24/14)