Boxscore
Michigan St 89, LIU Brooklyn 67
Friday, March 16, 2012 9:20 PM
Location - Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
Officials - JB Caldwell, Tim Gattis, Verne Harris
Attendance - 17464

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
LIU Brooklyn 37 30 67
Michigan St 42 47 89

Recap


Michigan State 89, LIU Brooklyn 67: Draymond Green had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career NCAA tournament triple-double as the Spartans rolled in the second round.

Top-seeded Michigan State (28-7) will meet No. 9 seed Saint Louis in Sunday's third round of the West Regional.

Green joined fellow Michigan State star Magic Johnson as the only players to accomplish the feat twice in NCAA play. Green collected 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a loss to UCLA last year.

After 16th-seeded LIU Brooklyn crept to within four early in the second half, Michigan State took control by scoring the next six points, with Green scoring on back-to-back trips to give his team a 52-42 cushion with 16:15 left.

The Blackbirds (25-9) could not get closer than seven the rest of the way.

Derrick Nix scored 18 points and Adreian Payne had 16 for the Spartans while Jamal Olasewere led LIU Brooklyn with 17.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Michigan State shot 58.8 percent (40 for 68) from the field and finished with a massive 42-19 rebounding advantage. ... LIU Brooklyn hit 8 of 17 3-point shots and outscored the Spartans from the foul line 15-6. ... Green is the only player with two tournament triple-doubles officially recognized by the NCAA (Johnson's came before assists were officially tracked in 1984-85).

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jamal Olasewere 28:00 5-12 3-4 4-8 2 6 8 0 4 2 1 1 17
Julian Boyd 27:00 7-13 1-3 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 0 1 0 15
Jason Brickman 39:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 7 1 2 5 0 5
C.J. Garner 35:00 3-8 0-0 9-11 0 0 0 2 1 2 3 1 15
Michael Culpo 32:00 1-7 1-5 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Kenny Onyechi 15:00 1-3 0-0 2-4 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 2 4
Brandon Thompson 14:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Booker Hucks 7:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Kurt Joseph 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Arnold Mayorga 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-50 8-17 15-23 3 16 19 10 10 6 11 4 67
  44.0% 47.1% 65.2% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 11

Michigan St Spartans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Draymond Green 35:00 10-17 2-4 2-3 3 9 12 10 3 1 0 0 24
Adreian Payne 18:00 8-11 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 1 1 1 0 0 16
Keith Appling 33:00 5-11 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 3 0 1 2 0 10
Brandon Wood 27:00 3-6 1-2 0-0 1 2 3 2 2 2 2 0 7
Austin Thornton 25:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 3 0 2 0 4
Derrick Nix 20:00 8-13 0-0 2-4 5 3 8 1 1 0 3 0 18
Brandan Kearney 15:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 4
Travis Trice 17:00 1-3 0-1 2-2 0 4 4 1 3 1 0 0 4
Russell Byrd 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Alex Gauna 2:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Dan Chapman 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Ianni 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Keenan Wetzel 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Sweeny 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 40-68 3-9 6-9 15 27 42 21 17 6 11 0 89
  58.8% 33.3% 66.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 11
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