Michigan St 64, Bowling Green 53

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio
Officials - Bo Boroski, Bill Ek, Ray Perone
Attendance - 4291

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Michigan St 34 30 64
Bowling Green 29 24 53

Recap


Michigan State 64, Bowling Green 53: Freshmen Gary Harris and Denzel Valentine led the Spartans with 12 apiece, as Michigan State pulled away in the second half to earn a road victory over the Falcons.

Bowling Green (5-5) took a one-point lead with 10:27 to play on Chauncey Orr's 3-pointer, but the Spartans went on a 9-0 run over the next 4:24, capped by Keith Appling's free throws to make it 49-41.

Branden Dawson added 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds for Michigan State (10-2).

Orr led the Falcons with 16 points on 6-for-7 shooting, including hitting 3-of-3 from 3-point range. Jordon Crawford added 10 and seven assists.

The Spartans held Bowling Green to 32.8 percent from the field, including 26.3 percent from 3-point range.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Michigan State continued its streak of outrebounding every opponent this season, winning the board battle 36-31. … A'uston Calhoun had nine points for the Falcons, becoming the 40th player in school history to reach the 1,000-point plateau. … Michigan State returns home for a non-conference tilt with Texas on Saturday. Bowling Green has a quick turnaround, traveling to face South Florida on Friday.

Michigan St Spartans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Derrick Nix 27:00 4-9 0-0 1-1 1 7 8 2 3 1 2 0 9
Keith Appling 33:00 3-9 0-2 3-4 0 6 6 2 2 0 6 1 9
Branden Dawson 29:00 5-11 0-0 0-1 4 3 7 2 4 1 1 3 10
Gary Harris 33:00 5-10 1-3 2-3 0 2 2 1 2 2 2 0 13
Denzel Valentine 26:00 5-6 2-2 0-0 1 3 4 1 1 2 1 1 12
Adreian Payne 17:00 2-5 0-0 3-3 1 4 5 0 4 0 0 0 7
Alex Gauna 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Brandan Kearney 12:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
Travis Trice 19:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-54 3-9 9-12 8 28 36 10 19 6 14 5 64
  48.1% 33.3% 75.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 14

Bowling Green Falcons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jordon Crawford 26:00 4-14 2-6 0-0 0 3 3 7 2 2 2 0 10
A'uston Calhoun 33:00 3-10 0-1 3-3 2 3 5 1 1 1 1 2 9
Luke Kraus 29:00 0-4 0-3 2-2 0 2 2 2 4 0 2 0 2
Cameron Black 20:00 1-2 0-0 0-2 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 0 2
Chauncey Orr 20:00 6-7 3-3 1-2 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 16
Jehvon Clarke 13:00 2-8 0-3 2-2 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 6
Anthony Henderson 15:00 0-3 0-1 0-2 0 4 4 1 1 1 1 0 0
Richaun Holmes 20:00 1-5 0-0 1-2 3 1 4 0 2 0 0 4 3
James Erger 17:00 1-3 0-2 1-1 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 3
Craig Sealey 7:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 200 19-58 5-19 10-16 10 21 31 14 14 5 10 6 53
  32.8% 26.3% 62.5% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 10