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Florida cornerback prospect Ezra Robinson reportedly has made Michigan State his front-runner.
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ROSEMONT, Ill. - Michigan State's football win over Wisconsin last week on the Hail Mary from Kirk Cousins to Keith Nichol (eventually), is still resonating.
No. 9 Stanford took a big step toward solidifying its position as a possible NCAA Tournament at-large team, blanking Michigan State 3-0 on Friday afternoon to open a key two-game road trip.
It's the inaugural Michigan State-Nebraska Big Ten conference game. The Huskers are having a one-loss season, but I don't think you'll find more disparate fan bases of one-loss teams than the Huskers and Spartans. Nebraska fans seem less than rosy on their odds tomorrow.
Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis says the Spartans will wear camouflage basketball uniforms against North Carolina on Veterans Day. Hollis says the school's equipment manager Dave Pruder worked closely with Nike to design the white jerseys and shorts with a gray-green pattern called urban camo.
Michigan State has a chance to do something today that has never been done in the history of the football program. In five outings, the Spartans have never beaten Nebraska. But an MSU win at Memorial Stadium will accomplish that feat and another -- beating three ranked opponents in consecutive weeks.
The Michigan State women's golf team will play its fourth and final tournament of the fall season this weekend (Friday-Sunday, Oct. 28-30) at the Landfall Tradition in Wilmington, N.C. The event, which is in its 10th year, is being held at par 72, 6,208-yard Jack Nicklaus Course at the Country Club of Landfall.
No. 9 Michigan State (6-1, 3-0) will head to No. 13 Nebraska (6-1, 2-1) Saturday for a key Legends Division matchup. The game begins at noon and will be televised on ESPN. | Twitter Updates | Listen Live (Spartan Sports Network) | Watch Live (ESPN3.com) | Live Stats (Huskers.com)
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Nebraska's QB suggested the Spartans didn't slow Denard Robinson, the wind did, and Keith Nichol didn't get it on the Hail Mary.
Western Michigan dropped another tight battle, falling 2-1 at Michigan State Wednesday.
Despite coming off a season of disappointment, Michigan State is still well respected by the conferences media outlets. On Thursday, Tom Izzo was on hand for the annual conference media day.
The Michigan State men's tennis team will participate in its final fall tournament this weekend, when they travel to Iowa City, Iowa for the Big Ten Indoor Championships. Play begins on Friday, Oct. 28 and will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 31.
The Michigan State volleyball team (17-6, 6-5 Big Ten) posted a 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-15, 25-22) win over Indiana (8-15, 0-11 Big Ten) to open the second half of conference action in East Lansing. Leading the Spartans offensively were middle blockers sophomore Alexis Mathews and freshman Jazmine White.
Though they are still only juniors in high school, several class of 2013 prospects already have been offered scholarships to play Division 1 football and the Michigan State Spartans are recruiting numerous players that fall into that category. Below is a look at the prospects that will be some of the most highly recruited players in Michigan over the next 18 months.