MSU-Northwestern Post-Game Notes
Feb. 15, 2007
- Michigan State recorded its 20th win of the season for the fourth straight year, a program first.
- Michigan State scored the first bucket of the game on a 3-pointer on the left side by Victoria Lucas-Perry ... It was the first time in four games the Spartans scored the first points of a game ... They fell behind Illinois, 5-0, at Northwestern, 6-0, and at Purdue, 9-0, during the stretch.
- Victoria Lucas-Perry scored the first eight points of the game for Michigan State after scoring seven points at Purdue ... She finished with 25, hitting 8-of-15 shots from the floor and all five of her free throw attempts ... It was the seventh time this year that Lucas-Perry crossed the 20-point mark.
- Lucas-Perry hit her first six shots from the field, including her first three 3-pointers before missing a 3-point attempt with 6:22 left in the first half ... She finished the first half with a career-high 19 points.
- Aisha Jefferson tied a career-high with three blocked shots, all of which came in the first half ... She also rejected three attempts at Minnesota on Jan. 15, 2006.
- Mia Johnson assisted Aisha Jefferson on a jumper with 17:03 left in the first half, returning the favor from when Jefferson assisted Johnson on the game-winning shot with 1.3 seconds left in MSU's 54-52 win at Purdue on Feb. 12.
- Laura Hall, still fighting her left foot injury, offered the Spartans two points and one rebound in three minutes of action.
- Allyssa DeHaan reached double-figures for the first time in three games ... DeHaan finished with 12 on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor ... She is tied for the team-lead with Lucas-Perry with 17 games in double-figures for the Spartans.
- Sophomore Aisha Jefferson reached double-figures for the fifth straight game, as she has helped the Spartans to wins in each of the five games ... She finished with 10 points and three rebounds.
- Coach McCallie improves to 9-1 against her alma mater, and this marks MSU's seventh straight win over the Wildcats.
- With her 25 points, Lucas-Perry vaulted into 14th place all-time at MSU in scoring. She passed Jamie Wesley (1,075) and Bella Engen (1,088), and now has 1,097 career points.
- Haynes scored nine points to surpass the 1,100-point mark for her career. She is currently in 13th place at MSU with 1,103 points.