No. 25 Michigan St. handles No. 17 Texas
Dec. 5, 2010
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -Lykendra Johnson and Kalisha Keane had 20 points apiece, helping No. 25 Michigan State beat No. 17 Texas 71-57 on Sunday.
Johnson also had 11 rebounds for the Spartans, who knocked off a top-20 opponent for the second time in five days. Michigan State (7-1) beat No. 15 Florida State 72-64 in Tallahassee on Wednesday night.
Kathleen Nash led the Longhorns with 17 points. Ashleigh Fontenette had 13 and Ashley Gayle finished with 10.
Texas (4-2) committed 27 turnovers and lost the rebounding battle 43-40.
Brittney Thomas also had 13 points for Michigan State, and reserve Porsche Poole finished with 11 points.
The Spartans led 31-27 at halftime.