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Friday, North Carolina and the Michigan State will MAKE HISTORY, as they'll play their college basketball game on board the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.Remember that this is the same ship that severed in the mission to lay to rest terrorist Osama bin Laden back in May.Check out, in the video above, how the ship was turned into a mini-college basketball venue.The game between Michigan State and North Carolina will air on ESPN, Friday night, at 7 PM.
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The road to the Final Four began on the water this year. And, as expected, the blue & white camouflage jerseys were dominate over the green & white camouflage jerseys – especially for a stretch – on the scoreboard. As the sun set and the clouds began to color over with reds and yellows, the Tarheels pulled away from the Spartans and North Carolina continued its recent...
Magic Johnson, Michigan State's honorary captain at the Carrier Classic, has donated $1 million to the athletic department. He made the announcement at a team breakfast Friday. This is Johnson's first major donation to the school. Athletic director Mark Hollis didn't have immediate plans for the money.
In what was “Top Gun” mixed with March Madness (in November) combined with Veteran’s Day, North Carolina and Michigan State played basketball on an aircraft carrier.
Wow. This is wild. Michigan State and North Carolina are going to tip off tonight in the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic. The game is going to be played on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson Aircraft Carrier.
This is pretty amazing. I was wondering how they were going to pull off the logistics of this, but as you can see in the photo gallery the pictures look great. I’m assuming...
Michigan State jumped out to an early lead and held off a Hawkeye, second-half comeback to exit Kinnick Stadium with a 37-21 win on Saturday.
With President Barack Obama watching from midcourt, No. 1 North Carolina beat Michigan State 67-55 on Friday night in the Carrier Classic on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.
Michigan State fans can show their Spartan spirit and help MSU win the MSU-PSU Blood Challenge by donating blood.
Michigan State got two-goal efforts from both Mike Merrifield and Torey Krug and another outstanding goaltending performance from sophomore Will Yanakeff to complete a sweep of No. 5 Western Michigan, 4-2.
Expectations are lower and the possibility of the NCAA tournament streak facing more jeopardy in February and March is heightened.
Saturday will find Mark Dantonio and his Michigan State Spartans looking for another first under his tenure. A win over Iowa on the road keeps the Spartans at the top of the Legends Division going into the final two weeks of the season; a loss gives Iowa, Michigan, and Nebraska a second chance to head to Indy for the Big Ten Championship game. How do we see it?
Michigan State head coach Mark DantonioOn if there was a difference in Kirk Cousins' demeanor this year versus last year..."No, not really. Things just happen.
In honor of Michigan State's Carrier Classic game today, on 11/11/11, some memorable athletes who wore No. 11: