Found February 12, 2012 on
The Michigan State softball team wrapped up the final day of the 2012 Combat Classic losing to UAB 3-2 on Sunday (Feb. 12). The Spartans (1-4) rallied in the bottom of the fifth inning to come within one but couldn't hold off the Blazers, who advanced to 2-2 on the season.
BEST OF MAXIM
Michigan State recruit Gary Harris made the McDonald's All-American team last week. The senior shooting guard from Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, Ind., will join the Spartans in the fall.
In a meet that saw Michigan State compete against some of the top track programs in the country, the Spartans had twenty-five top ten finishes including three individuals with outright victories.
The Pitt gymnastics squad led Michigan State until the final rotation, the balance beam, falling to the Spartans, 193.875-193.475. The Panthers move to 3-4 overall and are 2-2 in EAGL action.
A late second half run pushed Iowa past the Michigan State women's basketball, 74-57 on Sunday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Senior Porsche Poole led the Spartans for the fifth-straight game with 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals. Senior Lykendra Johnson, who tallied eight rebounds, moved into second place on the MSU career rebound list with 965.
Even Tom Izzo said he thought the game was won before it started. Well, he didn't say that exactly, but he did say that the makings of Michigan State's 10-point upset of Ohio State at Value City Arena on Saturday night began with a question. Actually, it began with a couple of them.
Arc's five up, five down: After No. 11 Michigan State's 58-48 upset of No. 3 Ohio State, you'd be a fool to discount the Spartans title chances now.
Beyond the Arc: No. 11 Michigan State ends No. 3 Ohio State's 39-game home winning streak with a 58-48 victory.
Draymond Green, a 6-foot-7 forward from Saginaw High, averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as 11th-ranked MSU beat Penn State and No. 3 Ohio State. When the polls are released later today, the Spartans could well return to the Top 10; OSU should fall at least a few spots.
Illinois defeated UAB, 1-0, in eight innings and Michigan State, 8-0, in five frames during day two action at the Combat Classic.
An overtime game-winner by Kevin Lynch 1:50 into the extra period gave Michigan a 3-2 victory over Michigan State in the annual meeting of the teams at Joe Louis Arena. Greg Wolfe and Brett Perlini had the scores for the Spartans, who fell to 16-12-4 overall and 11-10-3-2 in conference play. Will Yanakeff made 32 saves for MSU on the night, including three saves in overtime. The...
Michigan State men's basketball senior forward Draymond Green was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 13. Green averaged 17.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in MSU's victories over Penn State and at No. 3 Ohio State. This is the third weekly honor of the season for Green, and the fourth of his career.
Basketball LiveBlog: Michigan State
Michigan State University wants the world to know that evolution science pioneer Charles Darwin was a rock star first.