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No. 19 Michigan State tops Canisius 102-54
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP)—The freshmen trio of Aerial Powers, Tori Jankoska and Branndais Agee anchored a running game and full-court press Thursday night that powered No. 19 Michigan State to a 102-54 win over Canisius in the first-ever contest between the teams.

Powers led the Spartans (1-1) with 19 points and Agee added 14 points and eight rebounds. Jankoska turned in an all-around performance with 17 points, five rebounds and three assists. Klarissa Bell had nine rebounds.

Michigan State took an early lead and never trailed, deploying a fast-paced offense that went rim to rim and out-rebounding Canisius 45-21. The Spartans’ full-court press defense shut down the Golden Griffins offense and held scoring threat Jamie Ruttle to a single point.

Jen Morabito and Emily Weber each scored 12 points for Canisius (1-1).

With the win the Spartans have won 14 of their last 15 home openers.

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 Canisius
Lauren D'Hont Lauren D'Hont
4-5,  11 Pts
2 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Michigan St.
Tori Jankoska Tori Jankoska
6-9,  17 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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