Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Aerial Powers registered a double-double
with 26 points and a massive 18 rebounds as the Michigan State Spartans
crushed the Hampton Lady Pirates, 91-61, in the first round of the NCAA
Tournament's Stanford Regional at Carmichael Arena.
Annalise Pickrel produced 21 points for the fifth-seeded Spartans (23-9), shooting a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor and 4-of-4 at the free-throw line, followed by Becca Mills and Tori Jankoska with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Off the bench, Branndais Agee accounted for 10 points and 10 rebounds.
The 12th-seeded Lady Pirates (28-5) were paced by Nicole Hamilton with 19 points, eight rebounds and four steals, but