GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Rutgers 63, Michigan State 53


Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Freshman Diamond Johnson scored 22 points, Arella Guirantes had 11 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and No. 25 Rutgers used a 24-7 fourth quarter to beat Michigan State 63-53 on Wednesday for its sixth double-digit victory in a row.

Rutgers trailed 46-39 at the end of the third quarter before opening the fourth on a 12-0 run with five straight points from Guirantes. Rutgers made 7 of 10 shots in the fourth while holding Michigan State to 2-of-11 shooting.

Liz Martino added nine points and Tyia Singleton had eight points, six rebounds and a career-high five blocks for Rutgers (11-3, 7-3 Big Ten). Martino had three of the Scarlet Knights' six 3-pointers.

Johnson was 8 of 16 from the field and 5 of 5 at the free-throw line to reach 20-plus points for the third consecutive game.

Taiyier Parks scored 12 points and Tory Ozment added 10 for Michigan State (12-7, 7-7).

February 24, 2021


Rutgers
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
T. Singleton F 31 4-9 0-0 0-0 3-6 1 5 0 2 4 8
M. Gilles F 24 2-3 0-0 1-1 0-3 0 0 0 0 3 5
A. Guirantes G 40 3-15 4-4 1-4 2-9 8 1 2 6 2 11
D. Johnson G 40 8-16 5-5 1-7 1-4 4 1 4 3 3 22
T. Mack G 40 3-5 1-6 0-0 1-4 1 1 2 1 3 7
L. Martino 19 3-4 0-0 3-3 0-2 0 0 0 1 1 9
C. Cornwell 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Walker 3 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals   200 23-52
(.442)
11-17
(.647)
6-15
(.400)
8-31 14 8 8 13 16 63


Michigan State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Smith F 23 4-7 0-0 0-0 3-8 0 0 0 0 1 8
N. Clouden G 39 1-14 6-8 0-2 1-6 5 1 0 1 3 8
T. Ozment G 28 4-6 0-0 2-2 2-3 3 0 2 3 5 10
A. Winston G 26 0-8 1-2 0-3 0-0 2 0 1 2 0 1
J. Crooms G 24 1-7 1-2 0-1 3-5 2 2 0 4 5 3
M. Joiner 29 3-6 0-0 3-6 0-6 1 1 2 2 4 9
T. Parks 21 5-8 2-4 0-0 4-5 0 1 2 2 1 12
K. Bostic 10 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-4 1 1 0 1 1 2
Totals   200 19-57
(.333)
10-16
(.625)
5-14
(.357)
18-41 14 6 7 17 20 53



Officials: Angie Enlund, Nykesha Thompson, Karleena Tobin
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