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Michigan State 52, Michigan 27

Feb. 19, 2009

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• The 27 points by Michigan broke the Breslin Center record for fewest points scored in a game (previously 33 by Michigan on Jan. 18, 2004).
• The 27 points were also the least allowed by Michigan State since Jan. 30, 1975, when they allowed 23 to Notre Dame. It was the seventh fewest in school history.
• The 27 points were also the lowest scoring total by Michigan since the University began recognizing the sport in 1974.
• The 27 points are the fewest points scored by a BCS school this season.
• MSU held Michigan to 18.8% (9-of-48) from the field. It was the lowest field goal percentage against since January 3, 1978, when Wayne State shot 17.6%.
• The 12 Big Ten wins ties for the fourth most conference win in school history (14-2 in 2004-05, 13-3 in 2006-07 and 13-5 in 1990-91).
• MSU has won four consecutive and 10 of its last 11.
• The Spartans have won four straight over Michigan and 13 of the last 14 meetings. The all-time series stands at 53-15 in favor of MSU. The Spartans have won the last seven games at Breslin Center against the Wolverines.
• The Spartans are 9-0 on Thursday this season and have won 13 straight dating back to last season.
• MSU is 15-0 this season when holding the opponent under 60 points and 12-0 when keeping them below 31% from the field.
• The Spartans are 13-2 when grabbing more than 40 rebounds and 15-2 when grabbing at least five more than the opponent.
• MSU is 15-1 when having a higher 3-point field goal percentage than the opponent. • Michigan State is 16-1 when creating more points off turnovers. The Spartans had an 18-11 edge tonight.
• MSU is 13-2 when scoring first and 17-1 when leading at the half.
• The Spartans had a 28-8 edge in points in the paint. It is the sixth time this season that MSU has had at least a plus-20 margin in points in the paint.
• MSU is 11-1 at the Breslin Center this season and have won its last six.
• The Spartans had 13 steals, the most since having 15 in the season opener against Niagara.
• Freshman Porsche Poole had a career-high 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field. She set a season high with three steals and tied her high mark with three assists.
• Sophomore Cetera Washington had eight points and seven rebounds, her best output in both since the second game of the season (nine points and eight boards vs. Stony Brook).
• Redshirt senior Mia Johnson had eight points, including two 3-pointers, and set a new season-high with four steals.



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