Post-Game Notes

Feb. 28, 2008

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MSU closed out the regular season winning five of its last six games.

With 10 wins in the Big Ten, the Spartans have reached double-digit wins in the conference for six straight seasons...after starting 1-3 in the Big Ten, MSU won nine of its last 14 Big Ten games.

MSU has won nine of the past 10 meetings against Illinois...the Spartans have won four in a row over the Illini at the Breslin Center.

MSU won its last four home games of the season and finished the regular season 9-4 at the Breslin Center.

Four of MSU's five Big Ten home wins arrived in comeback fashion - the Spartans came back from 16 against Iowa, 13 against Purdue, 12 against Illinois and eight against Michigan.

The Spartans held Illinois to 46 points...MSU is 5-0 when holding teams to under 50 points.

Courtney Davidson eclipsed her career high with 20 points...her previous career highs came earlier this season with 18 points against Old Dominion and Oklahoma.

MSU outrebounded Illinois, 46-28.

Cetera Washington grabbed a career-high nine rebounds.

MSU outscored Illinois in the paint, 30-12.

Led by Davidson's 20 points, MSU outscored Illinois' bench, 32-2.

The Spartans finished the 2007-08 home season with an average of 6,937 fans (90,182 fans total for 13 games), which is a school record...the previous record was 6,787 during the 2005-06 season...MSU has now averaged more than 6,000 fans for four straight seasons.