FREEPORT, Bahamas -- Jasmine Thomas scored nine of her 15 points during a decisive run in the second half to help No. 25 Michigan State rout George Washington 78-47 on Friday in the Junkanoo Jam.
Kalisha Keane added 13 points for the Spartans (3-2).
The Colonials trailed by nine at the half and cut it to 43-37 on Nicole Shelton's layup before Michigan State went on a 26-2 run over the next 10 minutes. Thomas hit two jumpers, a layup and a 3-pointer during the spurt as George Washington missed 11 straight shots.
By the time Shi-Heria Shipp finally made a shot nearly seven minutes after the drought started, George Washington was down 58-39 and came no closer.
Shipp scored 12 points for George Washington (2-2).
The Spartans outrebounded the Colonials 50-29.