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Despite his love for Michigan State now, there was a time when Ohio native Denicos Allen thought about playing at Ohio State. Lucky for Spartan fans, Allen didn’t fit into the Buckeyes plans and on Saturday he showed them the mistake they made.

Michigan State Player Selected Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Michigan State freshman defensive end Marcus Rush has been selected Big Ten Freshman of the Week, after the Spartan defense led the team to a 10-7 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes. It was Michigan State’s first win in Columbus since 1998. Michigan State’s stout defense deserves some type of recognition after coming within 10 seconds of shutting out the Buckeyes.  The 6-foot...

Mark Dantonio Weekly Press Conference Coverage

MSU head coach Mark Dantonio held his weekly press conference Wednesday in the auditorium at the Smith Center. Dantonio recapped the victory over Ohio State and talked about the team's plans for the bye week. The Spartans will return to action Saturday, Oct. 15 to face Michigan in Spartan Stadium. Kickoff is set for noon and the game will be televised on ESPN.

Rush Earns Big Ten Honors

Saturday found redshirt freshman Marcus Rush as one of the key members of the Spartans defensive attack. On Monday, the Ohio native earned honors for his performance.

MSU's Marcus Rush earns Big Ten freshman honors

Michigan State linebacker Marcus Rush this morning was named Big Ten freshman football player of the week.

Green On Wooden Award Preseason List

Michigan State senior forward Draymond Green is on the Preseason Top 50 list for the John R. Wooden Award. Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball media members, the list is comprised of 50 student-athletes who, based on last year's individual performance and team records, are the early frontrunners for college basketball's most prestigious honor.

Michigan State Spartans Links: Spartans hold onto win despite late mistake

Trenton Robinson had flashbacks of the 2009 Central Michigan game when Ohio State made a late charge.

General News. Michigan State All-Access Daily Edition - Weds. Oct. 5

In Wednesday's "Daily Edition", hear an exclusive interview with football's junior linebacker Chris Norman on his love for the game and Spartan fans, find out what preseason honor list basketball's senior forward Draymond Green was named to, listen to hockey's head coach Tom Anastos on playing Boston College, and catch all of the highlights from the men...

M. Golf. Men's Golf Place Ninth at Rees Jones Intercollegiate

The Michigan State men's golf team finished in a tie for ninth at the 2011 Rees Jones Invitational on Tuesday at the Rees Jones Signature Course at Haig Point Golf Club. The Spartans shot a final round 23-over par 311 today to complete the week at 55-over 919 (306-302-311). Senior Dan Ellis led the Spartans for the fourth time in four events this season, tying for 15th. Final Results

W. Tennis. Tyler Faulkner Named Assistant Women's Tennis Coach

The Michigan State women's tennis program has announced the hiring of Tyler Faulkner as the new assistant coach. Faulker, a recent graduate student from Troy University, joins the Spartans as they look to build upon a successful 2011-12 campaign.

M. Soccer. MSU downs Panthers, 2-1

Michigan State got a late goal from freshman Adam Montague to record a 2-1 victory over visiting Milwaukee on Tuesday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium. Montague and senior Mark Barone each had a goal and an assist in the victory, which pushes MSU's record to 3-6-2 overall. Milwaukee falls to 5-6-0.

Michigan State Spartans Links: Spartans by the numbers

By the numbers, MSU's 10-7 win over Ohio State proved the Spartans capable of consistency. Opponents cashing in on only nine points courtesy of the Spartans' seven turnovers this season certainly doesn't hurt, either.

Michigan State Spartans Links: Individual efforts lead to 'program win' over Ohio State

Mark Dantonio got his first win over his former employer, Ohio State, thanks to some some explosive performances on both sides of the ball.

M. Golf. Men's Golf Tied for Seventh After Monday at Rees Jones Invitational

The Michigan State men's golf team wrapped up the initial 36 holes at the 2011 Rees Jones Invitational on Monday, sitting in a tie for seventh at 32-over par 608 (306-302). Tomorrow's final round at the Rees Jones Signature Course at Haig Point Golf Club is scheduled to begin with an 8:30 a.m. ET shotgun start.

M. Soccer. Men's Soccer Hosts Milwaukee Tuesday

Michigan State hosts Milwaukee in a non-conference midweek tilt. Both teams come into Tuesday's game off of losses, and will look to get back on the winning side of the ledger.

Blitzed by Michigan State, OSU believes it has learned a painful lesson

The Buckeyes, with the No. 108 offense in the country, say they're learning from the blitzes that doomed them last Saturday.
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