EAST LANSING, MI – Allyssa DeHaan scored all of her 14 points in the second half to help No. 22 Michigan State hold off No. 4 North Carolina 72-66 in an ACC/Big Ten challenge game on Thursday night.
Lauren Aitch had 15 points for the Spartans (5-2), and Aisha Jefferson had 13.
Italee Lucas scored 29 points for North Carolina (5-1).
Michigan State lead by 11 points in the second half before North Carolina rallied to take a 64-63 lead on Trinity Bursey's 3-pointer with about 2:30 left.
DeHaan's jumper with 2:11 left put Michigan State back ahead for good, 65-64.