Nov. 11, 2007
Suzy Merchant is the first women's basketball coach at MSU to start her career 2-0.
Allyssa DeHaan had 16 points, marking her 23rd career double-figure scoring game...she hit her first career 3-pointer (11:10 mark in first half)...she had seven rebounds and five blocks in the first half...she finished game with nine rebounds and eight blocks (one shy of her single-game record of nine), narrowly missing on a triple-double...she now has 160 total career blocks (school record: 194 by Kristen Rasmussen)...DeHaan has 15 blocks this season and has collected at least seven blocks in a game eight times in her career...she played 37 minutes, one shy of her career record (38 vs. Indiana on Jan. 4, 2007)...through two games, DeHaan leads the team with 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds a game.
Cetera Washington went 6-for-8 from the field and hit 3-of-4 from 3-point range...she finished with 15 points and seven rebounds...through two games, she is averaging 12.0 points and 5.0 rebounds.
Courtney Davidson tied career highs with nine points and three 3-pointers (last time - vs. Ohio State - 3/5/06)...she also tied her career high for the third time with six assists.
Lauren Aitch went 6-for-9 from the field and finished with 12 points, her third double-digit scoring game of her career.
MSU shot 18-for-27 (67 percent) from the field in the second half, and went 29-for-51 (57 percent) for the game.
MSU outscored Evansville 32 to 16 in the paint.
MSU held Evansville to two free throws in the game...Evansville shot 25 in its first game against Marshall.
MSU held Evansville to 33 percent shooting (21-of-65) from the field...it marks the second time in two games that MSU has held an opponent to under 35 percent shooting.
MSU made nine three-pointers, three shy of the all-time record of 12.
MSU committed only seven fouls all game, two shy of the all-time record of five.