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Michigan State Basketball: Spartans fall short in OT, 96-90

Free throws, free throws, free throws. It’s been the achilles heel for Michigan State basketball all season long, and just when it looked like the issue was starting to resolve itself, the free throws came back to bite the Spartans. The Spartans hosted the Minnesota Golden Gophers for their first and only matchup of the season tonight, and lost in an overtime shootout, 96-90. “It’s...
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Michigan State Basketball: Michigan State vs. Minnesota Preview

As the Big Ten basketball season winds down, the Michigan State Spartans (19-8, 10-4 in Big Ten) will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (16-12, 5-10 in Big Ten) for their first and only meeting of the 2014-2015 basketball season. When: Thursday, February 26th at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI TV: Big Ten Network Radio: Spartan Sports Network The Spartans...
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Michigan State Basketball: Spartans begin to eye March

Oh what a difference a couple of weeks can make. On Feb. 7 the Michigan State Spartans were as bubbly as Colbie Caillat. After suffering a deflating home loss at the hands of the Illinois Fighting Illini, tensions were high and spirits were low. A loss at home to an opponent who is perceived as slightly inferior to you is bad enough, but the way the Spartans lost the contest was...
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Michigan State Basketball: Three keys to beating Illinois

When Michigan State lost to Illinois in East Lansing two weeks ago the Spartans were a much different team than they are now. They were stagnant offensively and the Illini dominated them physically for most of the game, which is not something that happens to Michigan State very often. In the three games since that loss to Illinois, Michigan State has gotten back to playing its style...
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MSU's Denzel Valentine hits game-winning 3-pointer on ... Valentine's Day (VIDEO)

Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine nailed a game-winning three-pointer with 3.2 seconds on Saturday to break a tie game which led to a win over No. 23 Ohio State 59-56. And if that wasn't enough, it just happened to occur on Feb. 14, otherwise known as Valentine's Day. The homegrown product gave the Spartans a win it greatly needed and a Valentine Valentine's Day gift way better...
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From the crowd video of Denzel Valentine's game winning 3 to beat OSU on Valentine's Day

From the crowd video of Michigan State's Denzel Valentine game-winning three to beat Ohio State on Valentine's Day.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Michigan State's Denzel Valentine hits game-winning 3-ptr on Valentine's Day (Video)

Maybe it was destiny, but on Valentine's Day, it couldn't be more appropriate for Michigan State Spartans junior guard Denzel Valentine to hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds left to beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 59-56.Valentine led MSU with 17 points, shooting 5-9 on three-point attempts. Too bad MSU doesn't have anyone named Patrick. They could use this kind of performance...
Via Holdout Sports
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Watch: Denzel Valentine Appropriately Hits Game Winner Vs OSU

Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine celebrated his day by hitting the game winner against Ohio State today: Happy Valentine's Day! #GoGreen — Sparty On (@Sparty__Nation) February 14, 2015 Let the puns begin.
Via The Student Section
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Video: Michigan State G Denzel Valentine Hits Game-Winning 3 vs. Ohio State, On Valentine’s Day

Headline writers, rejoice! Michigan State guard Denzel Valentine hit a game-winning 3-pointer against Ohio State on Valentine’s Day.  With 3.2 seconds remaining in the Saturday contest, Valentine nailed a 3 from the right wing to put the Spartans up, 59-56, roughly 30 seconds after Buckeye senior forward Sam Thompson tied the contest with a 3 of his own.  Here’s the play:...
Via College Spun
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Video: Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell Made MSU G Denzel Valentine Fall Down With This Dirty Crossover

An Ohio State game has not taken place unless D’Angelo Russell has done something ridiculous.  A Buckeyes’ game has taken place today.  Late in the second half of OSU’s game at Michigan State, Russell made Spartan guard Denzel Valentine fall over with this dirty crossover. Check it out:  Ohio State and Michigan State are currently in a tight contest with just a couple minutes...
Via College Spun
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