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(14) Michigan State 68

(21-8, 11-5 Big Ten)

Michigan 42

(6-21, 0-15 Big Ten)

    7:00 PM ET, February 23, 2006

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    #14MSU 28 4068
    MICH 14 2842

    Top Performers

    Michigan State: L. Shimek 22 Pts, 4 Reb

    Michigan: J. Cooper 18 Pts

    Shimek, No. 16 Spartans spank Michigan in Ann Arbor

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Liz Shimek had 22 points, moving into second place on Michigan State's career scoring mark, and the Spartans (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today; No. 14 AP) beat Michigan 68-42 on Thursday night.

    Lindsay Bowen scored 11 points, remaining No. 1 on the scoring list, for the Spartans (21-8, 11-5 Big Ten), who finished the regular season with no worse than a third-place tie in the league.

    Entering the Big Ten tournament next week, Bowen has 1,685 career points -- three ahead of Shimek.

    Janelle Cooper had 18 points for the Wolverines (6-21, 0-15), who remained winless since Dec. 23.

    Shimek had 14 first-half points on 7-of-9 shooting as the Spartans built a 28-14 advantage. Michigan shot just 24 percent from the field in the first 20 minutes.

    Leading 34-23, Michigan State broke the game open with a 16-4 surge. The lead grew to 27 points in the closing minutes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSU
    MICH
    Points 68 42
    FG Made-Attempted 28-59 (.475) 13-42 (.310)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-9 (.889) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 27 0

    Game Leaders

     
    MSU
    MICH
    PointsL. Shimek 22J. Cooper 18
    ReboundsR. Haynes 6C. Benson 5

    2005-06 Season

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    Jan 1, 2006 @MSU 77, MICH 44Recap | Box Score
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