Nov. 29, 2007
Michigan State Women's Basketball Postgame Notes
Michigan State 68, Clemson 51 - Nov. 29, 2007 - Breslin Center
-- Michigan State grabbed a season-high 20 offensive rebounds, its highest total since grabbing 22 offensive boards at Purdue on Feb. 11, 2007.
-- MSU, which came into tonight's contest shooting 79 percent at the free throw line, made 8-of-11 free throws. The Spartans are now 91-of-116 at the free throw line this season, good for 78.4 percent.
-- As a team, the Spartans handed out 20 assists, their second-highest total this season, MSU had 25 assists against Evansville on Nov. 11.
-- MSU tied the all-time series versus Clemson, 1-1. It was the two teams' first meeting since Dec. 18, 1989, when Clemson defeated the Spartans, 74-65. Michigan State is now 5-9 all-time against members of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
-- MSU, which ranks first in the Big Ten in field goal percentage defense, held Clemson to 31.3 percent shooting from the field. The Spartans have held five of their seven opponents under 35 percent shooting.
-- Sophomore center Allyssa DeHaan scored a season-high 26 points, just two shy of her career high. DeHaan also set a new season high for rebounds with 13. The performance was her eighth career double-double and 27th career double-figure scoring game.
-- Sophomore post player Lauren Aitch set new career highs in points (16) and rebounds (nine). Aitch shot 6-of-12 from the floor and is now shooting 51.9 percent for the season.
-- Freshman guard Brittney Thomas scored a career-high nine points. Thomas also set new career highs for field goals (4), field goal attempts (10), rebounds (9), and she tied her high mark of six assists.