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Moving six sports in the AP poll following its road win over Minnesota Thursday, No.15 Wisconsin prepares for its rematch with No.7 Michigan State on Saturday. Head coach Bo Ryan addressed the media Monday.
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Last month, Iowa basketball head coach Fran McCaffery freaked out in East Lansing as the Spartans were taming his Hawkeyes. Michigan State ended up outmuscling Iowa 95-61 and in the process, McCaffery did some outmuscling of his own. He abused a folding chair during a timeout.That chair was auctioned off Sunday night at the Iowa baseball team's preseason dinner. The chair...
In a meet that saw Michigan State compete against some of the top track programs in the country, the Spartans had twenty-five top ten finishes including three individuals with outright victories.
Fresh off winning its first Big Ten regular-season title in 32 years last season, the Michigan State baseball team has been named the preseason favorite to win the 2012 Big Ten Championship, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon. The conference's baseball coaches voted on the top six teams and also selected three players from their own teams to a Players to Watch...
A late second half run pushed Iowa past the Michigan State women's basketball, 74-57 on Sunday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Senior Porsche Poole led the Spartans for the fifth-straight game with 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals. Senior Lykendra Johnson, who tallied eight rebounds, moved into second place on the MSU career rebound list with 965.
Draymond Green, a 6-foot-7 forward from Saginaw High, averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as 11th-ranked MSU beat Penn State and No. 3 Ohio State. When the polls are released later today, the Spartans could well return to the Top 10; OSU should fall at least a few spots.
In Monday's "Daily Edition", see a full recap from the women's road game in Iowa City, hear from the women's golf team as they open up their spring season in California this week and get updates from the rest of the Spartan action over the weekend.
The Michigan State women's golf team opened its spring season Monday with the first round of the Regional Challenge at the Palos Verdes Country Club. All of the 15 teams in the elite tournament are ranked in the Golfweek Top 50. The No. 26 Spartans carded an 18-over 302 and currently sit in a tie for eighth place. | Results
Michigan State men's basketball senior forward Draymond Green was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 13. Green averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in MSU's victories over Penn State and at No. 3 Ohio State. This is the third weekly honor of the season for Green, and the fourth of his career.
Michigan State women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant held her weekly press conference on Monday, Feb. 13 at Breslin Center. Merchant addressed what the team needs to work on in the final two weeks of the regular season, including Sunday's Play4Kay game against Purdue at Breslin.
The Michigan State field hockey program has signed four high schoolseniors to National Letters of Intent, and those student-athletes willjoin the Spartans for the 2012 season. Under the direction ofsecond-year head coach Helen Knull, and assistants Molly Maloney andShawn Hindy, the newcomers will join a solid core of returning players.The Spartans concluded the 2011 season with a record of 7-13.
The Michigan State softball team wrapped up the final day of the 2012 Combat Classic losing to UAB 3-2 on Sunday (Feb. 12). The Spartans (1-4) rallied in the bottom of the fifth inning to come within one but couldn't hold off the Blazers, who advanced to 2-2 on the season.
Ohio defensive lineman Jarrod Clements has ties to the Michigan State program. On Sunday we caught the Dayton (OH) native in action during a combine and spoke with him following the event.
Michigan State University wants the world to know that evolution science pioneer Charles Darwin was a rock star first.
A black lab-pointer mix that captivated Michigan State Spartan football fans from 2001 to 2007 has died of old age.