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In Friday's "Daily Edition", catch all of the highlights from senior night as the women closed out their home schedule with a 73-53 victory over No. 23 Nebraska. Hear from hockey coach Tom Anastos as the Spartans prepare to take on Notre Dame and baseball coach Jake Boss previews the team's trip to Greenville, S.C. this weekend.

Bracketography: Michigan State, Duke fill out No. 1 seed line

There are only two absolute certainties with this year’s bracket: Syracuse and Kentucky will be No. 1 seeds. Other than that, everything is wide open. With six teams (seven if you include a Marquette team that is playing as well as any team right now) vying for the final two No. 1 seeds, the final few weeks will be crazy intense. Based on a full body of work and the RPI...

Kirk Cousins talks leadership, accuracy at combine

INDIANAPOLIS The symmetry of two important moments in his football career was not lost on Kirk Cousins when he stepped on the playing field this week at Lucas Oil Stadium. It is the stadium where he nearly led Michigan State to an upset victory over Wisconsin in the inaugural Big Ten championship game in Dec. 3. A victory would have given MSU a second straight conference championship...

Michigan St. 73, No. 23 Nebraska 53

Klarissa Bell scored 19 points to pace Michigan State to its third straight victory with a 73-53 decision over No. 23 Nebraska on Thursday night. Taylor Alton hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points for the Spartans (18-10, 10-5 Big Ten), who shot 52 percent (29 of 56) and went 9 of 18 from long range. Porsche Poole added 13 points and nine assists. Jordan Hooper continued her...

Magic: Spartans one of best

The Detroit News College basketball : Michigan State notebook Minneapolis - As Michigan State has slowly crept up the national rankings this season, so have the expectations for the No. 6 team in the country. Count Earvin "Magic" Johnson as one of the many who now believe the Spartans are one of the best teams in the nation. "This is a Tom Izzo type of team,"...

Muir, Hollis join NCAA men's basketball panel

Delaware athletic director Bernard Muir and Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis are joining the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee. The two will start Sept. 1. They replace current committee chair Jeff Hathaway, a consultant to the Big East Conference, and University of Texas-San Antonio athletic director Lynn Hickey, whose terms expire Aug. 31. Muir, a former...

Minnesota falls 66-61 to No. 6 Michigan State

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A series of follies in the final minutes by Minnesota wiped out an exceptional effort against No. 6 Michigan State and sent the frustrated Gophers to a disturbingly familiar defeat.

Keith Appling racking up extra minutes for Spartans

In the past three games, Michigan State point guard Keith Appling has played a total of 106 minutes. No one on the team has played more -- captain and team leader Draymond Green has played the same.

Rapid Recap: Michigan St. 66, Minnesota 61

MINNEAPOLIS - With their tournament hopes on the line against 6th-ranked Michigan State, the Gophers played with intensity throughout the game, falling late to the Spartans by a score of 66-61.

W. Basketball. Spartans Conclude Big Ten Schedule Sunday at Northwestern

The Michigan State women's basketball team wraps up its Big Ten schedule on Sunday, traveling to Northwestern for a 3 p.m. ET tip. The Spartans, who are currently tied for third at 10-5 in the Big Ten, are fighting for a first round bye in the Big Ten Tournament. MSU has won six of its last seven games this season and has beaten Northwestern 16 times in a row.

Spartans Lucky Against Gophers

Michigan State comes away with a lucky road win against scrappy Minnesota team.

Swimming & Diving. Day 1: Spartan Men Break School Record

The Michigan State men's swimming and diving team stands in tenth place after the first day of competition at the Big Ten Championships on the University of Iowa campus. The Spartans broke the varsity school record in the 800 Freestyle Relay with a time of 6:27.14 to take sixth place and giving them a total of 26 points on the day.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Welcomes Western Michigan

The Michigan State women's tennis team (6-2, 0-1 Big Ten) will look to bounce back after suffering its first conference loss to No. 11 while hosting Western Michigan, Friday Feb. 24th. The match will being at 5 p.m. and takes place at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. It will be the Spartan's ninth straight home match and their last match in East Lansing before they travel...

Baseball. Spartans Crush Miami-Ohio, 13-4

The Michigan State baseball team used an 11-run third inning to put away Miami-Ohio, 13-4, Friday afternoon in the opening game of the First Pitch Invitational at Fluor Field. The Spartans (2-2) will face Furman later this evening at 5 p.m.

Baseball. Spartans Defeat Furman, 4-2

Fueled by a three-run first inning, the Michigan State baseball team held off Furman, 4-2, Friday night in the second game of the First Pitch Invitational at Fluor Field. The Spartans (3-2) defeated Miami-Ohio earlier in the day, 13-4.

MSU's Hollis named to NCAA basketball committee

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis and Delaware athletic director Bernard Muir are joining the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee. The two will start their five-year terms Sept. 1.
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