Postgame Notes: Michigan State 79, Michigan 72

Jan. 12, 2014

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• U-M used the starting lineup of Shannon Smith, Cyesha Goree, Nicole Elmblad, Siera Thompson and Val Driscoll for the fourth straight game. The group is now 4-1 as a starting unit.

• Today's crowd of 4,510 was Michigan's largest home crowd of the season so far.

Siera Thompson recorded her 14th double-figure game of the season, finishing with 16 points. She has hit at least one three-pointer in every game this season.

• Michigan outrebounded the Spartans, 35-33, moving to 11-3 when outrebounding an opponent.

Cyesha Goree recorded her sixth double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds. It is her second consecutive double-double.

• Val Drisoll swatted four shots tonight, her eighth game with at least two blocks this season.

• The Wolverines had four players in double figures in scoring for the ninth time this season.

Paige Rakers hit two three-pointers in the contest, the sixth time this season she has had at least two in a game.

Nicole Elmblad totaled 12 points, her 12th double-figure scoring game of the season.

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