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Sunday's game was on the line, and freshman Becca Mills and senior Lykendra Johnson switched places. Mills was on the floor, Johnson on the bench. "Becca was scoring the ball," said Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant. "She came in and gave us a huge spark. Without her offense, we wouldn't be in the position to even care about a defensive rebound."
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Michigan and Michigan State will battle on the court on Tuesday night but a pair of future rivals excelled at the 2012 Flying to the Hoop Invitational on Saturday. 2013 Michigan commitment Zak Irvin and 2012 Michigan State commitment Gary Harris combined for 50 points in a 39 point victory. Here are the highlights from City League Hoops:
Michigan State is looking to make sure they keep their name in front of Indiana native Jalen Coleman. Spartan Digest spoke with Coleman following his teams win on Saturday in Dayton, Ohio.
Michigan State wrestling picked up its first conference win of the season, defeating Indiana, 21-20, at Jenison Field House Sunday afternoon. Michigan State led 20-16 heading into the final match at 141 pounds between Andrew Ermatinger and Matt Ortega of Indiana. Although Ortega recorded an 11-2 major decision over Ermatinger, the Spartans were awarded a tiebreaker point based on...
The last time Michigan and Michigan State faced each other while both were in the Top 25, Mateen Cleaves was a sophomore for the Spartans — and the Wolverines were trying to move on after ousting coach Steve Fisher.
For the first time since 1998, a Michigan-Michigan State basketball game will matter. Well, maybe that's a little dramatic, but tonight's 7 o'clock tip at Crisler Center adds an element unseen in those 13 years -- each team is ranked.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo fretted during practice that some of his younger players would have a difficult time adjusting to the tempo and unique style of Northwestern's offense.
For just the seventh time ever, MSU and Michigan will meet on the hardwood both ranked in the national polls. It's the most hype for this rivalry in a long time.
Michigan State coach: I did have a problem with my scout team this week.
Free Press sports writer Mark Snyder breaks down five key elements in tonight's game between Michigan and Michigan State:
For Michigan State signee Kenny Kaminski a season lost due to a football injury has not stopped him from working on other skills he’ll look to use at Michigan State in the near future. Spartan Digest spoke with Kaminski on Monday afternoon.
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Courtney Schiffauer scored 12, Becca Mills had 11 points and Lykendra Johnson added 10 points for the Michigan State, which fell to No. 11 Ohio State 64-56 on Sunday.
For the first time since she became Michigan State's women's basketball coach, Suzy Merchant will face an Ohio State team that will not have Jantel Lavender on the court.