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Final

Rhode Island 40

(1-6, 0-3 away)

(20) Michigan State 67

(5-1, 4-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 29, 2006

    1 2 T
    URI 20 2040
    #20MSU 36 3167

    DeHaan helps Michigan State tower over Rhode Island

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Allyssa DeHaan scored a career-high 28 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked five shots to help Michigan State (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) beat Rhode Island 67-40 on Wednesday.

    DeHaan, a 6-foot-9 freshman, was 11-for-14 from the field with an 8-inch height advantage. She hit her first six shots in a 14-point first half for the Spartans (5-1).

    Aisha Jefferson had nine points and five assists for Michigan State, which rallied from a 17-15 deficit to lead 36-20 at halftime. Backup center Laura Hall sparked the rally with five straight points.

    Safi Mojidi had 12 points to pace the Rams (1-6). Rhode Island shot just 28.3 percent from the field and was outrebounded 52-21.

    The Spartans' Katrina Grantham didn't score on her only shot but led all rebounders with 11. Michigan State shot 49.1 percent but committed 25 turnovers.

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