Tori Jankoska had 28 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to help No. 24 Michigan State beat Detroit 81-42 on Monday night at the Breslin Center for its fifth straight victory.
Jankoska was 9-of-11 from the field to reach double figures in her 11th straight game.
Aerial Powers added 16 points and nine rebounds for Michigan State (9-2), which scored over 70 points for the ninth straight game.
Michigan State built a 43-26 lead at halftime behind Jankoska’s 13 points as the Spartans had 13 assists on 16 field goals and shot 57 percent from the floor.
Detroit went scoreless for nearly five minutes in the third quarter as Michigan State went on a 12-0 run for a 64-33 lead.
Nicole Urbanick and Brianne Cohen had 13 points apiece for Detroit (4-6), which was 16-of-67 shooting (23.9 percent). Urbanick made four of Detroit’s nine baskets in the first half and had 10 points.
More state women
(At) Central Michigan 78, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 65: Cassie Breen had 30 points, including eight 3-pointers, to help Central (5-4) snap a four-game losing skid. Presley Hudson added 16 points, Da’Jourie Turner 13 and Tinara Moore 10.
Florida Gulf Coast 60, Western Michigan 42: In the Puerto Rico Classic, Miracle Woods scored 12 for Western (7-4), which finished 1-2 in the tournament.
Eastern Michigan 73, (at) Coppin State 62: Willie Mangum IV led Eastern with 15 points. Tim Bond added 14 points, James Thompson IV had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Ty Toney scored 13 for the Eagles (7-4), who shot 51.9 percent from the field.
Christian Kessee scored 18 on 5-for-18 shooting for Coppin State, which shot 30 percent (18-of-60) from the field.
Top 25 men
(At) No. 7 North Carolina 94, Appalachian State 70: Brice Johnson had 22 points as North Carolina scored at least 80 points for the eighth consecutive game.
Justin Jackson and Isaiah Hicks each scored 12 and Joel Berry II had 11 points and a career-high 11 assists for the Tar Heels (10-2).
The Tar Heels pulled away early with a 15-2 run in which they scored on seven of eight possessions. Johnson made two layups and two dunks in a span of 68 seconds as North Carolina seized control.
Freshman Ronshad Shabazz scored a season-high 21 points, Frank Eaves 13 and Michael Obacha 12 for Appalachian State (2-9).
No. 10 Providence 90, (at) UMass 66: Ben Bentil scored a career-high 32 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Providence, which moved into the top ten for the first time since January 1978.
Kris Dunn returned to the Friars (12-1) after missing the previous two games with a stomach virus. The preseason All-America had 14 points and 11 assists in 24 minutes.
Jabarie Hinds scored 16 and Trey Davis 14 for UMass (6-5), which never led.
(At) No. 19 West Virginia 84, Eastern Kentucky 59: Jaysean Paige shot 6-of-12 from the field and scored all of his 17 points in the first half to lead West Virginia to its sixth straight nonconference win at home.
Devin Williams added 15 points, Daxter Miles Jr. 12 and Jevon Carter 11 for the Mountaineers (10-1).
Javonte Hawkins scored 16 and Jaylen Babb-Harrison added 15 for Eastern Kentucky (8-6), which was playing its eighth true road game of the season.
Big Ten men
(At) Northwestern 103, Sacred Heart 67: Alex Olah scored 21 and became the 33rd player in Northwestern history to record more than 1,000 career points as the Wildcats rolled to their eighth straight win.
Tre Demps added 17, and Scottie Lindsey and Nathan Taphorn each scored 11 as Northwestern (11-1) set a season high for scoring by shooting 61 percent (36-for-59) from the floor. The Wildcats blew the game open with a 23-5 run in the second.
Cane Broome had a game-high 26 points and Quincy McKnight added 15 for Sacred Heart (1-9), which dropped its ninth straight game.