MSU Notes PSU Loss

Notes from the Spartans loss to Penn State in the third round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Michigan State appeared in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal for the eighth time in school history.

• In three of the previous five years, the Spartans have reached the NCAA Sweet 16, including the 2009 Final Four.

Kalin Lucas scored 16 points, giving him 130 during his career in the Big Ten Tournament, moving him past Luther Head (ILL, 122) and Joe Crispin (PSU, 127) into sixth on the Big Ten Tournament career scoring list.

• Lucas posted his seventh straight double-digit scoring game in the Big Ten Tournament.

Draymond Green had seven rebounds against Penn State, giving him 34 in this year's Big Ten Tournament, which is the fifth-best by an individual in a single Big Ten Tournament.

• Michigan State had four blocked shots, giving the Spartans 17 for the tournament, which is tied for the third most for a team in single tournament (Minnesota, 2010).

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