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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Keith Appling scored a career-high 24 points and matched a personal best with seven rebounds to help Michigan State beat Florida State 65-49 Wednesday night in the Big TenACC Challenge.
The Spartans (5-2) have won five straight after opening the season with losses to North Carolina on an aircraft carrier in San Diego and against Duke in New York.
The Seminoles (5-3) have lost three straight -- to the Spartans, Connecticut and Harvard -- since winning their first five games.
Draymond Green scored 16 points on 5-of-14 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds for the Spartans. The senior forward went over the 1,000-point mark for his career. Michigan State's Brandon Wood had 15 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a season-high five assists.
Bernard James had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Seminoles and Michael Snaer scored 11.
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Tonight during the under eight minute timeout of the Florida State-Michigan State game, an MSU cheerleader was dropped during a stunt at midcourt. She was taken off the floor on a stretcher, but gave the Mike Utley thumbs up and was smiling as she was carried off.
A very scary moment tonight in the early moments of the Michigan State vs. Florida State Big Ten ACC Challenge. A Michigan State cheerleader landed face first on the Breslin Center hardwood during a routine at a timeout.
The game had to be suspended as medical personnel tended to her. An error in the routine led to her hitting the floor awkwardly, with feared neck and head damage...
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State cheerleader Taylor Young was in stable condition at a local hospital after falling on her face during a performance.
The 20-year-old junior from Twin Lake, Mich., was raised into the air and fell hard onto the court during a timeout Wednesday night when the Spartans hosted Florida State
Dr. Jeff Kovan, the basketball team's physician, was...
Michigan State has won three of the last four meetings, though all three wins came at home. ... The Spartans are trying to clinch back-to-back Big Ten crowns for the first time since 1965-66. ... Wisconsin is the only team in the nation ranked in the top five in scoring offense (44.8) and scoring defense (15.2). The Badgers are No. 4 in both categories.
Keith Appling scored a career-high 24 points and matched a personal best with seven rebounds to help Michigan State beat Florida State 65-49 Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
All the goals MSU set at the beginning of the year come down to one game.
Morgan Stroman scored 20 points in a near-perfect shooting night to lead No. 9 Miami past Michigan State 76-60 Thursday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Stroman had 13 points at the break, hitting all four of her shots from the field and all five at the line for the much quicker Hurricanes (6-1). She finished 7 for 7 and 6 for 7, respectively. Shenise Johnson added 13 points and...
It never was about what Keith Nichol was leaving behind, never about regret.
Just because the Michigan State Spartans are familiar with the underdog role doesn't mean they aren't contemptuous of it. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that USA TODAY has installed Wisconsin as a nine-point favorite over MSU in Saturday night's Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. The Spartans also are aware that nary a bowl projection has them playing Oregon...
The Michigan State volleyball team begins its postseason quest on Friday, facing off against Arizona in the first round of the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The Spartans and Wildcats are scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. ET first serve in Austin, Texas. This will mark the Spartans' 14th NCAA Tournament all-time and fourth with head coach Cathy George at the helm.
'Noles now on three-game losing streak following ACC-Big Ten Challenge road defeatFlorida State's "junkyard D" got served a bitter taste of its own medicine Wednesday night at Michigan State.
It's not often that Tom Izzo enters a room at Michigan State and isn't the immediate center of attention. But he happily stood off to the side, leaning against a wall as Mark Dantonio stood at the podium about 30 yards away. The broad smile etched across Izzo's face was evident a mile away.
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