Michigan State - Purdue Postgame Notes
Senior Victoria Lucas-Perry became the 13th player in school history to score 400 points in a season when she hit a 3-pointer with 18:19 left in the first half ... The milestone has been reached 23 times ... Lucas-Perry finished with 20 points in the game and has 418 in the season.
Lucas-Perry led the Spartans with 11 points in the first half, the eighth time this season she scored more than 10 points in the first 20 minutes.
Lucas-Perry scored a Big Ten Tournament career-high 20 points ... Her previous high in nine games was 14 against Illinois in the quarterfinals of the 2005 tournament ... It was the eighth time this season the 5-9 guard scored 20 or more points in a game.
Freshman Allyssa DeHaan set the school's freshman scoring record with her 387th point of the season on a layup with 19:40 left in the second half for her 11th point of the game ... She passed the mark set by Lindsay Bowen in 2002-03 when she scored 386 and was named Co-Freshman of the Year along with teammate Liz Shimek ... DeHaan finished the game with 16 points.
Freshman Allyssa DeHaan tied the Big Ten record for blocked shots in a season with her 136th of her rookie campaign, firing back a shot from Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton with 15:33 left in the first half ... She broke the mark set by Michigan's Trish Andrew set in 1991-92 with another block of a Wisdom-Hylton shot with 11:11 left in the second half ... She finished the game with three rejections.
Sophomore Aisha Jefferson came up with three steals in the game, all in the first half ... The 6-0 forward has at least three thefts in three of her four career Big Ten Tournament games.
Props to Joe Gustina, MSU SID.