Found January 21, 2012 on Lions Blog:
Michigan State has 14 verbal commitments for this year's football recruiting class and will look to add a few more.

Michigan State's Derrick Nix slims down, steps up

Michigan State center Derrick Nix has slimmed down and stepped up for the ninth-ranked Spartans. Nix trimmed down to 267 pounds for preseason practices after weighing as much as 340. His improved conditioning is letting his talents shine. The junior had 12 points in Saturday's 25-point win over Purdue. In back-to-back games, he scored a career-best 25 points combined. Boilermakers...

Michigan State's Adreian Payne on his lung condition: 'I'm gasping for air and I can't get it'

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."

M. Basketball. Spartans Back At Home Vs. Purdue

After opening Big Ten play with four of its first six games on the road, Michigan State is back at home for two straight, beginning with Saturday's game vs. Purdue. The Spartans and Boilermakers both enter the contest with a 4-2 Big Ten mark, and the winner will grab a share of first place in America's best conference.

Women's Basketball To Face Michigan State On Monday

The No. 13/18 Boilermakers (16-3, 6-0) will play host to the Spartans (12-7, 4-2) on Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be carried live on the Big Ten Network.

W. Basketball. Spartans Head to No. 13 Purdue Monday on Big Ten Network

The Michigan State women's basketball team returns to the road on Monday, traveling to No. 13/18 Purdue. The Spartans (12-7, 4-2) and Boilermakers (16-3, 6-0) tip on the Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. MSU has won the last five meetings with Purdue.

Michigan State v Wisconsin

Ex-Fremd, Wisconsin star emulates opposing quarterbacks on scout teamSANTA CLARA, Calif. — In the last two weeks, Scott Tolzien of the 49ers has thrown for more than 10,000 yards.

General News. Michigan State All-Access Daily Edition - Saturday, Jan. 21

In Saturday's "Daily Edition", hear from the men's basketball players as they preview their Saturday afternoon game against Purdue. See recaps from hockey's 4-2 win over LSSU and catch all of the home action from swimming and diving and men's tennis.

Hummel, Purdue a tough task for MSU

The last time Michigan State faced Purdue an NCAA tournament berth was on the line. At least it felt like that to the Spartans at the time, as they entered the Big Ten tournament on the NCAA bubble.

Michigan State's Tom Izzo holds Branden Dawson accountable, expects him to bounce back

Izzo, who's pondered changes to the Spartans' starting lineup, said it's been hard for Dawson to grasp how hard he needs play.

General News. Michigan State All-Access Daily Edition - Sunday, Jan. 22

In Sunday's "Daily Edition", see all of the highlights from the men's 83-58 win over Purdue. Also hear recaps from hockey's home match-up against LSSU and the swimming and diving team's road trip to Notre Dame.

Purdue experiences travel difficulties getting to Michigan State basketball game

Purdue was forced to travel to East Lansing by bus this morning after Friday night flight problems.

Wrestling. Live Blog: #6 Illinois vs. Michigan State

The No. 6 University of Illinois wrestling team will be taking on Michigan State at 2 p.m. CT on Jan. 22. Sports Information Intern Taylor Thomas will be providing live updates throughout the match.

Michigan State 83, Purdue 58: Spartans snap skid with blowout

Freshman Branden Dawson scored a season-high 14 points to help No. 9 Michigan State pull away and beat Purdue 83-58 Saturday.

Branden Dawson's game speaks, but his words draw ire from Purdue's Matt Painter

Painter on Dawson, who scored 14 points in Michigan State's rout of Boilermakers: "I'm not letting a 19-year-old kid talk to me and rub it in and stick it to us."
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