Boxscore
Michigan St 69, Texas Southern 41
Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan
Officials - Tom Eades, Bill Ek, Darryl Smith
Attendance - 14797

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Texas Southern 19 22 41
Michigan St 40 29 69

Recap


No. 22 Michigan State 69, Texas Southern 41:
Freshman guard Gary Harris scored a game-high 19 points and the Spartans cruised past the visiting Tigers in the opening contest of the Spartan Showcase.

Harris, who connected on 7-of-10 shots from the field, scored 14 in the first half as Michigan State (2-1) raced to a 40-19 halftime lead.

Sophomore Branden Dawson added 13 points, six rebounds and five steals for the Spartans.

Leading just 23-17 with 6:15 remaining in the opening half, the Spartans finished on a 17-2 run to bury Texas Southern (1-3).

Fred Sturdivant scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while Raymond Penn also had 10 points for the Tigers.

NOTEBOOK: Michigan State is now 46-0 all-time under head coach Tom Izzo in November home games...Texas Southern, which has made 45 percent of its field goal attempts this season from 3-point range, hoisted 31 of its 57 tries from behind the arc. ... The Spartans continue the round-robin tournament by hosting Boise State on Tuesday.

Texas Southern Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Omar Strong 22:00 1-9 1-8 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 3
Madarious Gibbs 36:00 0-3 0-2 6-11 0 5 5 1 3 1 3 0 6
Kyrie Sutton 24:00 2-6 0-0 2-2 6 5 11 0 4 1 2 1 6
Dexter Ellington 22:00 0-6 0-6 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
Fred Sturdivant 30:00 4-9 0-0 2-4 6 6 12 0 3 1 0 2 10
Ray Penn 37:00 3-16 2-11 2-2 0 5 5 4 1 3 4 0 10
Aaron Clayborn 12:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Lawrence Johnson-Danner 15:00 2-6 2-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 6
Ethan Blackwell 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 12-57 5-31 12-19 12 23 35 6 15 8 14 4 41
  21.1% 16.1% 63.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 14

Michigan St Spartans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Adreian Payne 16:00 4-6 0-0 1-1 2 5 7 0 5 0 2 2 9
Keith Appling 28:00 1-4 0-1 2-2 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 0 4
Alex Gauna 14:00 1-5 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 2
Branden Dawson 22:00 6-10 0-0 1-2 2 4 6 2 1 5 0 1 13
Gary Harris 25:00 7-10 2-4 3-3 1 1 2 0 1 2 1 0 19
Brandan Kearney 17:00 1-4 0-1 0-1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Denzel Valentine 22:00 4-9 0-3 0-0 1 2 3 5 4 2 1 2 8
Matt Costello 11:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 4
Derrick Nix 21:00 2-3 0-0 2-4 0 11 11 0 0 0 2 0 6
Russell Byrd 22:00 1-5 0-4 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2
Keenan Wetzel 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Chapman 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-60 2-13 11-15 9 33 42 11 13 12 12 7 69
  46.7% 15.4% 73.3% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12