Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • MEM 29.7
    • 50.0 MSU
  • Three Point %

    • MEM 21.7
    • 25.0 MSU
  • Turnovers

    • MEM 11
    • 18 MSU
  • Rebounds

    • MEM 33
    • 57 MSU

Game Information

Coverage: CBS
The Palace of Auburn Hills
  • Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326
  • Line: MSU -5.5
Attendance: 21,723
Referees: Roger Ayers, Mike Roberts, Dwayne Gladden
3/23/2013 Associated Press

Harris helps Michigan St. cruise past Memphis

Gary Harris scored 16 of his career-high 23 points in the first half to help third-seeded Michigan State cruise past sixth-seeded Memphis 70-48 on Saturday, putting the Spartans in the round of 16 for the fifth time in six years.

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Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Memphis attempted 31 field goals after one pass or fewer during its loss to Memphis, including 17 of 30 attempts in the second half. Michigan State had 18 such field goals attempts, but 10 of them were after an offensive rebound. Teams that have attempted more than 30 shots off one or fewer passes are 1-9 in this year's tourney. The one win was by Ole Miss over Wisconsin on Friday.

  • Michigan State scored a season-high 22 second-chance points in its 70-48 win against Memphis on Saturday. It is the most second-chance points in a game in the 2013 Men's Basketball Championship. Michigan State is averaging 18 second-chance points per game in its two tournament wins, after averaging 11.2 entering the tournament. On Saturday, 16 of the Spartans' 22 second-chance points came in the paint.


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