Dec. 20, 2007
Allyssa DeHaan became the fastest player in NCAA history to record 200 career blocks in her freshman and sophomore seasons as she swatted three shots at Providence, giving her 202 for her career...DeHaan went 5-for-5 at the free-throw line and has now made 29 consecutive free throws, which is the fourth-best streak in MSU history...Lindsay Bowen holds the MSU record with 37 straight free throws, which she set during the 2002-03 season.
The 38-point win was MSU's largest margin of victory since a 101-40 victory over Northwestern on Feb. 3, 2005.
MSU held Providence to 20 percent shooting from the floor (12-for-59), a season-low for a Spartan opponent this season...the Friars shot 13 percent (4-for-30) in the second half and 13 percent (2-for-16) from 3-point range...the Spartans have now held eight teams under 40-percent shooting and six under 33 percent...MSU leads the Big Ten in field-goal percentage defense at 33.5 percent.
MSU out-rebounded the Friars, 53-34...MSU is 6-1 this season when out-rebounding its opponent.
Providence's 35 points tied a season-low for a Spartan opponent this season...IUPUI was also limited to 35 points.
Brittney Thomas scored a season-high 15 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field...her four field goals tied a season high...she also went 6-for-6 at the free-throw line...the six free throws made were a season high.
Kalisha Keane recorded her second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Alisa Wulff scored nine points and now has 53 for the season, which establishes a career high...she scored 49 points in 29 games last season.
Mandy Piechowski tied career highs with six points and two 3-pointers.
In her first career start, Lauren Aitch had six points and eight rebounds...it marked the first time this season that the combination of Thomas, Keane, Wulff, DeHaan and Cetera Washington did not start.
Taja Wilson recorded season highs in free throws (six) and free throw attempts (eight).
Cetera Washington had a season-high three blocks.
Mia Johnson, still working her way into the rotation, played a season-high nine minutes.
Takeya Fortner scored her first point of the season with a free throw at the 1:03 mark in the second half.
Sophomore walk-on Jasmine Holmes played in her first career game.