Rutgers 70, Michigan St. 57

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 9:52 pm
By: News On 6

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ Michigan State was knocked out of the NCAA women's basketball tournament tonight, losing to visiting Rutgers 70-57.

Kia Vaughn scored 16 points at Breslin Arena to help Rutgers advance to the third round of the playoffs against Duke in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Victoria Lucas-Perry scored 17 points for the Spartans, Rene Haynes added 14 points and Aisha Jefferson 13.

Michigan State finishes the season at 24-9.

Big Ten freshman of the year Allyssa DeHaan was held scoreless until the 12:42 mark of the second half and ended up with six points -- less than half of her average.