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Keith Appling and Brandon Wood both scored 13 points to key No. 6 Michigan State's 66-61 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, helping the Spartans keep their hold on first place in the Big Ten. Draymond Green had 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals for the Spartans (23-5, 12-3), who won their sixth straight game in February.
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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.
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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,"...
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...
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...
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.
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.
Michigan State's men's basketball regular-season finale against Ohio State will tip at 4 p.m. March 4 and be televised by CBS (Channel 62 in Detroit), according to the OSU athletics Web site. The game will be played at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.
Michigan State enters the final two weeks of the regular season with a one-game lead in the Big Ten standings. This is the middle game for MSU in a stretch of five games in 13 days. The Spartans have won six true road games this season, including four in Big Ten play.
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.
Michigan State comes away with a lucky road win against scrappy Minnesota team.
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...
The Michigan State women's tennis team (6-1) hosts No. 11 Michigan (5-3) in its Big Ten conference opener. The match takes place Wednesday, Feb. 22nd at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility and is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.
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.
All the numbers from the Gophers 68-61 loss to Michigan State at Williams Arena.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Keith Appling and Brandon Wood both scored 13 points to key No. 6 Michigan State's 66-61 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, helping the Spartans keep their hold on first place in the Big Ten.
Draymond Green had 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals for the Spartans (23-5, 12-3), who won their sixth straight game in February. Green...