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Spartans' sophomore center has smaller-than-normal lung capacity, limiting his minutes. Izzo: "If you watch him, sometimes after a few minutes, he's down on his knees."
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Izzo, who's pondered changes to the Spartans' starting lineup, said it's been hard for Dawson to grasp how hard he needs play.
Freshman Branden Dawson scored a season-high 14 points to help No. 9 Michigan State pull away and beat Purdue 83-58 Saturday.
After opening Big Ten play with four of its first six games on the road, Michigan State is back at home for two straight, beginning with Saturday's game vs. Purdue. The Spartans and Boilermakers both enter the contest with a 4-2 Big Ten mark, and the winner will grab a share of first place in America's best conference.
Ex-Fremd, Wisconsin star emulates opposing quarterbacks on scout teamSANTA CLARA, Calif. — In the last two weeks, Scott Tolzien of the 49ers has thrown for more than 10,000 yards.
The No. 13/18 Boilermakers (16-3, 6-0) will play host to the Spartans (12-7, 4-2) on Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be carried live on the Big Ten Network.
The Michigan State women's basketball team returns to the road on Monday, traveling to No. 13/18 Purdue. The Spartans (12-7, 4-2) and Boilermakers (16-3, 6-0) tip on the Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. MSU has won the last five meetings with Purdue.
Fresh off an exciting upset victory over the sixth-ranked Michigan State Spartans, Northwestern lost its fire in frigid Madison. A second-half surge helped Wisconsin by the shorthanded Wildcats.
In Saturday's "Daily Edition", hear from the men's basketball players as they preview their Saturday afternoon game against Purdue. See recaps from hockey's 4-2 win over LSSU and catch all of the home action from swimming and diving and men's tennis.
Purdue was forced to travel to East Lansing by bus this morning after Friday night flight problems.
The last time Michigan State faced Purdue an NCAA tournament berth was on the line. At least it felt like that to the Spartans at the time, as they entered the Big Ten tournament on the NCAA bubble.
The No. 6 Illini welcome Michigan State to Huff Hall this Sunday, Jan.22 with the dual beginning at 2 pm CT. Complete MSU Dual Notes|
The Michigan State swimming and diving team took on Notre Dame in a co-ed dual Saturday afternoon at Rolfs Aquatic Center. The women's team was coming off their final home meet of the season from the previous night and had less than 24 hours to prepare for the dual. They fell to the Fighting Irish, 218-82. The men's team picked up four individual titles and one relay but...
Painter on Dawson, who scored 14 points in Michigan State's rout of Boilermakers: "I'm not letting a 19-year-old kid talk to me and rub it in and stick it to us."