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No. 21 Michigan State beats Florida Gulf Coast

Dec 13, 2009 - 9:06 PM EAST LANSING, Mich.(AP) -- Jasmine Thomas scored 15 points and reserve Lauren Aitch added 14 and No. 21 Michigan State unleashed a 3-point barrage to beat Florida Gulf Coast 94-71 on Sunday.

The Spartans (7-3) broke a school record with 13 3-pointers in just 19 attempts, including making nine of 12 in taking a 57-27 halftime lead.

Michigan State shot 64.9 percent from the field, including 71 percent in the first half, when its lead swelled to 36 points.

Brittney Thomas scored 13 points, Kalisha Keane 12, Allyssa DeHaan 11 and Porsche Poole 10 for the Spartans, who had 26 assists.

Florida Gulf Coast (4-3) also hit 13 3s but needed 31 tries and shot better beyond the arc than inside it.

The Eagles' Adrianne McNally, a Michigan native, led all scorers with 21 points. Eglah Griffin added 14 and Chelsea Lyles and Kelsey Jacobson had 12 each.






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    Fla Gulf Coast 71, Michigan State(21) 94  FinalDec 14 8:36 AM


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    FLORIDA GULF COAST 27 44 71
    MICHIGAN STATE (21) 57 37 94 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: FLORIDA GULF COAST - ADRIANNE MCNALLY 21, EGLAH GRIFFIN 14,
    TWO PLAYERS WITH 12
    MICHIGAN STATE - JASMINE THOMAS 15, LAUREN AITCH 14,
    BRITTNEY THOMAS 13

    HIGH REBOUND: FLORIDA GULF COAST - COURTNEY CHIHIL 5, ADRIANNE MCNALLY 5,
    TWO PLAYERS WIT

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    FLA GULF COAST 27
    MICHIGAN ST (21) 57 HALFTIME

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    Fla Gulf Coast 0, Michigan State(21) 0  1st - 20:00Dec 13 2:15 PM