Jankoska hits 8 3s, No. 24 Michigan State women top Delaware
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) Tori Jankoska made eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points - both career highs - and No. 24 Michigan State beat Delaware 81-64 on Friday night to advance to the championship game of the Radisson Thanksgiving Classic.
Jankoska made two 3-pointers in the first 47 seconds of the game and scored 24 points in the first half on 8-of-9 shooting from distance. She finished 11 of 16 from the field and 8 of 12 from 3-point range. Her previous career high for 3s was six.
Taryn McCutcheon had nine points and eight assists for Michigan State (5-1). Jankoska added six assists as the Spartans used 23 of them for 29 made field goals.
Michigan State was ahead 50-36 at halftime and didn't allow a Delaware field goal in the third quarter until the 3:09 mark.
Erika Brown led Delaware (4-1) with 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting.