(20) Michigan State 68

(4-1, 1-1 away)

Kansas State 65

(2-3, 2-1 home)

    9:00 PM ET, November 22, 2007

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    #20MSU 27 4168
    KSU 32 3365

    Second-half rally helps Michigan State avoid upset

    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- Allyssa DeHaan scored 23 points to help Michigan State (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) hold off Kansas State 68-65 on Thursday night in the Cancun Challenge.

    The 6-foot-9 sophomore also had seven rebounds and five blocked shots. Kalisha Keane added 19 points for the Spartans (4-1).

    Kari Kincaid hit six 3-pointers and finished with 18 points to keep the Wildcats (2-3) in the game. Kimberly Dietz added 16 points.

    Michigan State jumped out to a 20-14 lead, but Kincaid made four of her 3s in the last 4:53 of the half to help the Wildcats take a 32-27 lead at the half.

    The Spartans rallied to take a 61-54 advantage and hit free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.

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