Michigan Wolverines women's basketball team downs shorthanded Michigan State, 74-48
ANN ARBOR (AP) — Katelynn Flaherty had 26 points with four 3-pointers and six assists and No. 16 Michigan beat short-handed Michigan State 74-48 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game skid in the series.
The 26-point margin of victory was Michigan’s largest in the series, topping the 16 of Jan. 18, 1998.
Flaherty, ranked sixth in the country at 23.1 points per game, entered needing just six points to move into sixth on the Big Ten’s career scoring list. Flaherty’s 3-point play with 5:25 left in the third quarter put her at 20-plus for the 12th straight game.
Nicole Munger added 13 points and Hallie Thome grabbed 11 rebounds for Michigan (18-4, 7-2).
Sidney Cooks scored 17 points for Michigan State (14-7, 4-4). The Spartans only dressed eight players due to a handful of injuries to their perimeter players.