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Edwin Baker rushed for 167 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries in MSU's 28-14 thrashing of the Wolverines in Spartan Stadium. Baker knew going in that the winner of this game also had superior rushing statistics in 38 of the previous 41 meetings.
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Michigan State defensive tackle Jerel Worthy spoke with Spartan Digest following the Spartans big win over Michigan.
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Michigan State has a chance to match a school record with a fourth straight win over rival Michigan. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio says he's encouraging his seniors to pull off the feat for their legacies. Wolverines coach Brady Hoke says he doesn't have to remind his players how the last three games have gone.
What happens today at Spartan Stadium will probably have an effect on several future Michigan and Michigan State football recruiting classes. The 23rd-ranked Spartans (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) host No. 11 Michigan (6-0, 2-0) at noon at Spartan Stadium.
In the last four weeks leading up to Midnight Madness, MSUSpartans.com has introduced you to the Spartans through a series of video profiles. In the process, we've learned about the people wearing the jersey. The series closes as Draymond Green talks about what it means to be a Spartan, including his relationship with Coach Izzo and what he's learned from his teammates.
Michigan State's dominance of Michigan continues. The No. 23 Spartans made it four consecutive wins over their in-state rivals as they knocked off the 11th-ranked Wolverines 28-14.
Michigan State has a chance to match a school record with a fourth straight win over rival Michigan.
The Michigan State men's soccer team dropped a tough 1-0 decision at league-leading Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon, unable to counter after a Badger goal in the 34th minute of play. The loss drops the Spartans to 1-2-1 in Big Ten play, and 4-7-2 overall on the season. Wisconsin improves to 7-4-2, and now sits at a perfect 3-0 atop the Conference standings.
Michigan State linebacker coach Mike Tressel spoke one-on-one with Spartan Digest following the teams win over Michigan on Saturday.
The Michigan State volleyball team (15-4, 4-3 Big Ten) defeated Northwestern (10-8, 1-6 Big Ten), 3-1 (27-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-20), in Evanston, Ill., on Friday, Oct. 14, in its first road match of the month. The Spartans were paced by a pair of seniors in kills. Jenilee Rathje led all individuals with 23, while Kyndra Abron followed closely with 21.
Michigan State is ranked No. 16 in the initial BCS Standings, which were released Sunday night.
On the crucial play in Michigan's 28-14 loss to Michigan State, the fourth-and-1 call from the Michigan State 9-yard line on Saturday, U-M coach Brady Hoke had faith.
The Michigan State cross country program finished action at the 2011 Wisconsin adidas Invitational in Madison, Wis., at the Thomas Zimmer Championships Cross Country Course on Friday, Oct. 14.
The Michigan State men's tennis team concluded action today at the ITA Midwest Championships in Columbus, Ohio.