Michigan State-Purdue Postgame Notes
Feb. 11, 2007
The win over 13th-ranked Purdue was Michigan State's first over a ranked team since beating Minnesota, then ranked No. 11/10, 84-61 on Feb. 9, 2006 ... Head coach Joanne P. McCallie has led the Spartans to 25 wins over nationally-ranked teams in her seven years at MSU.
Sophomore Aisha Jefferson recorded 15 points and 12 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the season ... It was her first career Big Ten double-double and helped her join teammate Allyssa DeHaan as the only set of teammates in the conference with four double-doubles each.
The comeback, from 17 down with 2:08 left in the first half, was Michigan State's largest of the season.
For the third straight game, Michigan State allowed at least the first two buckets, with the Boilermakers taking a 9-0 lead.
Senior Victoria Lucas-Perry tied a career high with 11 rebounds, originally set at Okalhoma on Dec. 21, 2005 ... It was the second consecutive game Lucas-Perry set a season high on the glass, as she posted 10 at Northwestern.
Freshman Allyssa DeHaan blocked five shots, giving her 110 on the season, which is six shy of Jessica Davenport's mark of 116 set at Ohio State in 2004-05 for third in Big Ten season history.
The Spartans improved to 47-3 when Rene Haynes scores 10 or more points in a game ... She finished with 11.
Sophomore Mia Johnson hit three 3-pointers, including the game winner with 1.3 seconds left ... Johnson has recorded three trifectas in three games this year.
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