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(14) Michigan State 62

(9-1, 4-1 away)

W Michigan 50

(2-8, 2-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 10, 2010

    1 2 T
    #14MSU 31 3162
    WMU 25 2550

    Top Performers

    Michigan State: T. Alton 15 Pts, 5 Reb

    Western Michigan: E. Cleary 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Taylor Alton leads No. 20 Michigan State past Western Michigan

    Associated Press

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Taylor Alton scored 10 of her 15 points in the second half to help Michigan State (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) beat Western Michigan 62-50 on Friday night.

    Kalisha Keane and Lykendra Johnson each added 12 points for Michigan State (9-1).

    The Spartans jumped out to a 13-3 lead to open the game and took a 31-25 lead into halftime. They pulled away with a 10-2 run early in the second half, capped by a 3-pointer from Alton that gave them a 45-32 advantage with 12:56 left.

    Ebony Cleary had 16 points and seven rebounds, and Aurielle Anderson scored 15 points for the Broncos (2-8).

    Michigan State outrebounded Western Michigan 40-30 to help offset 22 turnovers and a 10-for-21 performance from the free throw line.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSU
    WMU
    Points 62 50
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 17-48 (.354)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 2-10 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 14-22 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    Game Leaders

     
    MSU
    WMU
    PointsT. Alton 15E. Cleary 16
    ReboundsC. Washington 9E. Cleary 7
    AssistsL. Johnson 4E. Cleary 1
    StealsC. Washington 3E. Cleary 3
    BlocksL. Johnson 1B. Banktson 1

    2010-11 Season

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