The Spartans have scored 228 points (45.6 avg.) through their first five games, the highest total through five games in school history. It marks just the third time in 118 seasons that Michigan State has produced more than 200 points in its first five games (1904: 208 points; and 2005: 227 points).
The Michigan State women's basketball jumped out to a big lead early and never trailed, winning at NC State 68-51 on Thursday at Reynolds Coliseum as part of the 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Junior Klarissa Bell scored a career-high 21 points to lead the #Spartans to their fourth 6-0 start in program history.