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Michigan State looks to snap a three-game skid as it hosts Northern Michigan at Munn Ice Arena. MSU is 33-28-3 all-time against NMU, and owns a 18-10-2 mark in games played at Munn Arena. MSU has won just three times in the last dozen meetings, which includes a split in November at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.

MSU player gets massive Spartan tattoo

Nick Hill exhibited a little bit of school pride yesterday when he got a rather large tattoo of a spartan warrior along his right oblique. Hill, a redshirt freshman, contributed mostly on special teams leading the team with 38 kick returns for 999 yards. He saw limited work in the backfield, carrying the ball 29 times for 118 yards. He should see more time on offense after junior...

Spartans' Nix slims down, bulks up productivity

Michigan State's Derrick Nix nearly ate and drank himself out of college basketball. "It was close," Nix said. "I almost fell off the edge." He's a big guy with a big grin, and he can smile about it these days. But Nix, a junior center listed at 6 feet 9, weighed more than 320 pounds at one point during his MSU career. He took part during the offseason...

RB Nick Hill Shows His Commitment to MSU With This Massive Spartan Tattoo

Know how I can tell that Michigan State redshirt freshman RB Nick Hill is super pumped for the upcoming Spartans football season?  Because he should get an opportunity for more playing time with the departure of junior RB Edwin Baker. Duh! In all seriousness, that Spartan tattoo on Hill’s torso is not only massive, it’s exceptional.  Great detail and totally badass.  On the...

Nick Hill’s Spartacular Spartan Tattoo

Michigan State running back Nick Hill probably isn’t going to be switching schools anytime soon. Unless, of course, he’s switching to 300 U and then, well, all bets are off. We would love to credit our “sources” on this notion, but really our only source happens to be the young man’s ribcage. Nick celebrated the [...]

M. Ice Hockey. Neil's Notebook: Spartans Look to Get Scoring Touch Back

A month ago, Michigan State's offense was considered balanced, opportunistic and a team strength. Now it's gone cold and the Spartans are feeling the impact - a 1-3 record over the last four games and some frustration over the inability to score on the power play. The focus in practice this week is getting the offense back on track as MSU (11-9-2 overall, 6-7-1-1 CCHA) prepares...

W. Basketball. Spartans Pull Away in Second Half, Beat Indiana, 67-47

The Michigan State women's basketball team improved to 4-0 in Big Ten play, utilizing a 12-0 run late in the second half to pull away from Indiana, 67-47 on Thursday night at Breslin Center. Senior Porsche Poole scored a game-high 16 points, and freshman Kiana Johnson dished out a season-high 10 assists in the win.

W. Gymnastics. Spartans Unable to Hold Off Hawkeyes

The Michigan State gymnastics team traveled to No. 25 Iowa on Friday (Jan. 13) for its first road action of the season. The Spartans lost to the Hawkeyes 193.225-190.175 but Taira Neal and Ashley Noll each notched career-best performances.

Flight-deck face-off? Coach salutes idea

Michigan State helped usher in the modern era of outdoor hockey games when it hosted Michigan in the Cold War game at Spartan Stadium in 2001. The Spartans recently played a basketball game on an aircraft carrier. So how about playing a hockey game on an aircraft carrier?

Wrestling. #9 Wolverines and Spartans Up Next For Indiana

Hoosier Wrestling (6-2) is slated for a double dip of Big Ten duals this weekend, heading to the state of Michigan for matches against the #9 Wolverines (3-2) and the Spartans of Michigan State (2-3).

W. Gymnastics. GymHawks Top Michigan State 193.225-190.175

The University of Iowa women's gymnastics team opened its home season in Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 193.225-190.175 win over Michigan State Friday evening. On the way to their first win of the season, the GymHawks bested the Spartans in three events and crowned an all-around competitor in freshman Emma Willis.

Saturday's matchup: Michigan State at Northwestern

TV/radio: 2 p.m. Saturday; BTN, WGN-AM 720.

Where have all the road games gone? Michigan State doesn't shy away

As of Monday, 19 percent of college basketball teams had yet to win a true road game, while Michigan State had won four.

General News. Michigan State All-Access Daily Edition - Friday, Jan. 13

In Friday's "Daily Edition", get a full recap from the women's 67-47 victory over Indiana, hear from quarterback Kirk Cousins on one of his favorite wide-receivers at MSU, B.J. Cunningham. Also see previews from the wrestling and gymnastics teams on their upcoming weekend action.
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