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Fresh off an exciting upset victory over the sixth-ranked Michigan State Spartans, Northwestern lost its fire in frigid Madison. A second-half surge helped Wisconsin by the shorthanded Wildcats.
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Spartans' sophomore center has smaller-than-normal lung capacity, limiting his minutes. Izzo: "If you watch him, sometimes after a few minutes, he's down on his knees."
Free Press special writer Nick Meyer will live-blog tonight's basketball game between Michigan and Michigan State. Discuss the action here.
Kearney adamantly says the label was bogus from the get-go. "I've never been soft. I've never been one to go out there and get punked or anything like that."
All photos by Dustin Johnston. Full gallery after the jump including key moments, Michigan’s quarterback and post game aftermath.
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Michigan State fifth-year senior wide receivers B.J. Cunningham and Keith Nichol have accepted invitations to play in postseason all-star games, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21. Cunningham, MSU's all-time leader in receptions (218) and receiving yards (3,086), will participate in the 87th East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., while Nichol, who set...
Michigan State shooting guard Brandon Wood played 32 minutes Tuesday against Michigan. He made one field goal -- a three-pointer from the corner in the second half. He finished 1-for-6 and scored four points.
In Thursday's "Daily Edition", hear from both the women's basketball and hockey teams as they prepare for this week's action. Also, see an exclusive interview with Kirk Cousins as him and two other Spartans get ready for next week's Senior Bowl.
Thornton was open on the wing during the Spartans' final possession, but passed to Draymond Green on the block instead.
The lesson was one the newcomers hoped to avoid throughout the course of their Michigan State basketball careers, but at least now they know. This is what it feels like to lose to Michigan