Boxscore
Michigan St 70, Oakland 52
Friday, November 23, 2012 8:15 PM
Location - Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan
Officials - Mike Sanzere, Lamont Simpson, James Schipper
Attendance - 14797

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Oakland 21 31 52
Michigan St 34 36 70

Recap


No. 19 Michigan State 70, Oakland 52:
Keith Appling scored a game-high 20 points to lead four Michigan State players in double figures, and the Spartans pulled away from the visiting Golden Grizzlies for their fourth consecutive win. 

Adreian Payne scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Spartans while Denzel Valentine collected 10 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Derrick Nix added 10 points and seven boards as Michigan State shot 53.1 percent from the floor. 

Michigan State (4-1) never trailed, using a 12-2 run midway through the first half to pull away. It led by as many as 15 before taking a 34-21 halftime lead. 

The Golden Grizzlies (2-4) pulled within 43-39 with 12:50 left, but the Spartans reeled off eight straight points. Oakland got within four one more time at 55-51 before Michigan State closed the game on a 15-1 run.

Duke Mondy collected 16 points, six steals and five assists to lead Oakland, and Corey Petros added 14 points and nine rebounds. Oakland got just four points from its bench. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Oakland has made a 3-pointer in 742 consecutive games, the seventh-longest active streak in the nation, but was just 3-of-21 on Friday. … The Spartans, playing their first full game without freshman sensation Gary Harris (shoulder), committed 20 turnovers but held a 41-22 advantage on the boards. … Oakland dropped to 0-11 against the Spartans and 2-30 against Big Ten opponents.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Duke Mondy 37:00 6-20 1-6 3-4 0 3 3 5 4 6 3 0 16
Travis Bader 39:00 2-13 2-11 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 8
Drew Valentine 40:00 1-5 0-3 3-6 2 2 4 2 1 3 1 0 5
Corey Petros 36:00 3-7 0-0 8-8 3 6 9 0 3 3 4 0 14
Lloyd Neely II 21:00 2-3 0-0 1-4 2 1 3 0 4 1 1 0 5
Dante Williams 14:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 2
Ryan Bass 5:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
Raphael Carter 7:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Jordan Howenstine 0:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joey Asbury 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korab Imami 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Poches 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mitch Baenziger 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 16-58 3-21 17-24 9 13 22 7 20 17 11 0 52
  27.6% 14.3% 70.8% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 11

Michigan St Spartans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Derrick Nix 28:00 5-6 0-0 0-0 2 5 7 2 3 2 1 0 10
Adreian Payne 30:00 6-7 0-0 3-4 3 6 9 0 2 1 3 2 15
Keith Appling 38:00 7-15 2-4 4-5 0 6 6 2 2 1 1 0 20
Branden Dawson 20:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 1 5 6 2 3 0 5 1 6
Denzel Valentine 30:00 2-4 0-1 6-6 3 7 10 6 2 2 3 0 10
Russell Byrd 20:00 2-7 1-5 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 0 5
Alex Gauna 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Brandan Kearney 23:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 2 1 0 2 0 0
Matt Costello 8:00 1-1 0-0 2-3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Keenan Wetzel 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Dan Chapman 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-49 3-11 15-18 10 31 41 15 16 6 20 4 70
  53.1% 27.3% 83.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 20