Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • DEL 36.4
    • 53.6 MSU
  • Three Point %

    • DEL 40.0
    • 52.6 MSU
  • Turnovers

    • DEL 8
    • 14 MSU
  • Rebounds

    • DEL 24
    • 42 MSU

Game Information

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Coverage: TNT
Spokane Arena
  • Spokane, Washington 99299
  • Line: MSU -13.0
Attendance: 10,862
93%
Capacity: 11,736
Referees: Keith Kimble, Bret Smith, Ray Natili
3/21/2014 Associated Press

Payne's career game leads Michigan St. win

Adreian Payne scored a career-high 41 points Thursday to get Michigan State off to a solid start in the NCAA tournament with a 93-78 victory over Delaware.

TNT12T
Delaware334578
Michigan State444993

Game Flow

DEL
MSU
0:00 - 2nd Half

DEL

78

MSU

93

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Jarvis Threatt missed Jumper.
  • Jarvis Threatt made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Davon Usher.
  • Davon Usher missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Kyle Anderson missed Dunk.
  • Devon Saddler missed Jumper.
  • Jarvis Threatt missed Jumper.
  • Carl Baptiste missed Jumper.
  • Carl Baptiste made Jumper. Assisted by Devon Saddler.
  • Jarvis Threatt made Jumper.
  • Jarvis Threatt missed Jumper.
  • Kyle Anderson missed Layup.
  • Kyle Anderson missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Usher made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Devon Saddler.
  • Davon Usher made Layup.
  • Devon Saddler made Layup.
  • Marvin King-Davis made Dunk. Assisted by Devon Saddler.
  • Kyle Anderson missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Usher missed Jumper.
  • Devon Saddler missed Jumper.
  • Kyle Anderson missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Usher missed Layup.
  • Devon Saddler missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Usher made Layup.
  • Kyle Anderson missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Usher missed Jumper.
  • Jarvis Threatt missed Layup.
  • Devon Saddler missed Jumper.
  • Carl Baptiste missed Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Devon Saddler made Three Point Jumper.
  • Davon Usher made Jumper.
  • Sean Locke missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Adreian Payne missed Jumper.
  • Gary Harris made Three Point Jumper.
  • Matt Costello missed Layup.
  • Matt Costello missed Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Matt Costello missed Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Denzel Valentine made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Matt Costello.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Adreian Payne missed Jumper.
  • Gary Harris made Dunk. Assisted by Branden Dawson.
  • Gary Harris made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Travis Trice.
  • Gary Harris missed Jumper.
  • Adreian Payne made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Keith Appling.
  • Adreian Payne made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Keith Appling.
  • Travis Trice missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Kenny Kaminski missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Keith Appling missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Travis Trice made Layup.
  • Adreian Payne missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Adreian Payne missed Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Layup. Assisted by Keith Appling.
  • Keith Appling made Layup.
  • Gary Harris missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Travis Trice made Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Layup. Assisted by Alvin Ellis III.
  • Matt Costello made Layup. Assisted by Branden Dawson.
  • Gary Harris missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Keith Appling missed Jumper.
  • Gary Harris missed Jumper.
  • Matt Costello missed Layup.
  • Keith Appling made Dunk.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Layup.
  • Branden Dawson missed Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Jumper.
  • Adreian Payne made Dunk.
  • Branden Dawson missed Layup.

Research Notes

  • Adreian Payne drew 12 fouls Thursday, tied for the most in a game in the last two Men's Basketball Championships (Doug McDermott vs Duke).

  • Michigan State outscored Delaware 38-26 on field goals attempted outside the paint. Adreian Payne led the way with seven of the Spartans' 14 such field goals, including tying his career high with four 3-point field goals.

  • Adreian Payne scored 41 points Thursday, the most scored in a Men's Basketball Championship game since 2004 (Syracuse's Gerry McNamara- 43 vs BYU). Payne did most of his damage in the first half, outscoring the rest of the Spartans.

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