Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • HARV 41.5
    • 49.1 MSU
  • Three Point %

    • HARV 35.3
    • 33.3 MSU
  • Turnovers

    • HARV 11
    • 11 MSU
  • Rebounds

    • HARV 32
    • 34 MSU

Game Information

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Coverage: TNT
Spokane Arena
  • Spokane, Washington 99299
  • Line: MSU -4.5
Attendance: 11,623
99%
Capacity: 11,736
Referees: Doug Shows, Randall McCall, Keith Kimble
3/23/2014 Associated Press

Michigan State survives Harvard to advance

Branden Dawson scored a career-high 26 points to help fourth-seeded Michigan State fend off a wild Harvard rally Saturday for an 80-73 victory in the NCAA tournament.

TNT12T
Harvard334073
Michigan State453580

Game Flow

HARV
MSU
0:00 - 2nd Half

HARV

73

MSU

80

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Kyle Casey missed Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Kyle Casey made Layup.
  • Wesley Saunders made Layup.
  • Jonah Travis made Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Brandyn Curry missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Laurent Rivard missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Wesley Saunders made Layup.
  • Siyani Chambers missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Wesley Saunders missed Jumper.
  • Siyani Chambers missed Jumper.
  • Brandyn Curry made Layup.
  • Wesley Saunders made Jumper.
  • Kyle Casey missed Jumper.
  • Kyle Casey missed Jumper.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi missed Layup.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi missed Jumper.
  • Wesley Saunders missed Layup.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi made Dunk. Assisted by Wesley Saunders.
  • Brandyn Curry missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi made Jumper.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi made Dunk.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi made Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Steve Moundou-Missi missed Layup.
  • Wesley Saunders made Dunk.
  • Laurent Rivard missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Wesley Saunders missed Jumper.
  • Siyani Chambers missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Brandyn Curry missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Jumper.
  • Denzel Valentine made Jumper. Assisted by Branden Dawson.
  • Branden Dawson made Dunk. Assisted by Gary Harris.
  • Gary Harris made Layup. Assisted by Denzel Valentine.
  • Branden Dawson made Layup. Assisted by Gary Harris.
  • Branden Dawson missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Travis Trice missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Travis Trice made Dunk.
  • Kenny Kaminski made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Denzel Valentine.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Layup. Assisted by Denzel Valentine.
  • Branden Dawson made Jumper. Assisted by Gary Harris.
  • Branden Dawson missed Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Layup. Assisted by Denzel Valentine.
  • Kenny Kaminski missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Adreian Payne made Jumper.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Kenny Kaminski made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Travis Trice.
  • Alvin Ellis III missed Layup.
  • Alvin Ellis III made Layup.
  • Gary Harris missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Travis Trice missed Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Two Point Tip Shot.
  • Gary Harris missed Layup.
  • Adreian Payne made Dunk.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Dunk. Assisted by Keith Appling.
  • Gary Harris missed Layup.
  • Gary Harris made Dunk.
  • Adreian Payne missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Gary Harris made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Keith Appling.
  • Adreian Payne missed Jumper.
  • Gary Harris made Three Point Jumper. Assisted by Denzel Valentine.
  • Travis Trice missed Jumper.
  • Denzel Valentine made Three Point Jumper.
  • Denzel Valentine missed Three Point Jumper.
  • Branden Dawson made Jumper. Assisted by Travis Trice.

Research Notes

  • Michigan State's Branden Dawson nearly outscored Harvard in the paint Saturday, scoring 22 paint points on 11-of-12 shooting.

  • Michigan State built a 12-point halftime lead by outscoring Harvard 15-2 in transition. In the first half, the Spartans had six transition dunks/layups, four of which came off Crimson turnovers.

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