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Dantonio expects the Spartans to practice around 10 times before the game.

Audio: Mark Dantonio Bowl Practice Begins

Mark Dantonio spoke with members of the media on Friday as the Spartans start preparations for the Outback Bowl.

Dantonio: MSU won't burn a player's redshirt in Outback Bowl

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, speaking before practice today, said Anthony Rashad White and Jerel Worthy will get most of the snaps at defensive tackle in the Outback Bowl against Georgia, but Micajah Reynolds and Denzel Drone also will get some work.

No. 21 Michigan State gets by Bowiling Green

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Brandon Wood scored 16 points and No. 21 Michigan State overcame a sluggish first half to beat Bowling Green 74-60 on Saturday night. Derrick Nix added a career-high 14 points to go with seven rebounds and Branden Dawson had 13 points for the Spartans (9-2), who have won nine straight. Draymond Green had 12 points and 10 rebounds, his fifth double-double...

Michigan State punter Mike Sadler earns praise from coaches, high marks in classroom

Sadler, a redshirt freshman, is on pace to finish his undergraduate work in the next year.

Michigan State Tougher Team than Expected; Back in National Rankings

Last year was no doubt a down year in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans still won 19 games and made the NCAA Tournament, but that’s definitely below par in a place like Michigan State- where they went to 6 Final Fours in 12 years. And entering the season as the consensus #2 team in all of college basketball, not advancing in the tourney was a huge disappointment. They had to...

Wrestling. Michigan State Wrestling Set to Compete at Reno Tournament of Champions

Michigan State will travel west to Reno, Nev., to compete in the 17th annual Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday, Dec. 18. The Spartans will have 13 wrestlers competing in the tournament and 27 other schools will be represented.

W. Basketball. Spartans Head to Cancun for Caribbean Classic

With finals over, the Michigan State women's basketball team heads to Cancun, Mexico for the Caribbean Classic. The Spartans will face Colorado State on Tuesday and Pittsburgh on Wednesday, with both games beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET. The tournament concludes the non-conference schedule for MSU.

Young Michigan State Spartans racking up an uncharacteristically high number of steals

Tom Izzo's teams have always played strong defense, but they haven't recorded steals as the rate this year's team is.

MSU offensive line finds rhythm, stops sack attacks

When the Spartans play in the Outback Bowl on Jan 2, nearly two months will have passed since the offensive line allowed a sack. Michigan State's offensive line didn't allow a sack over the final four games of the season, including a 42-39 loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis on Dec. 3.

KICKS: ’98 Special – MJ at 14

by Sandy Dover / @San_Dova The Air Jordan XIV…or as the Jordan Brand has literally re-branded it, the “Air Jordan 14 Retro.” Great shoe, technically. It could be brand new today and still be top-of-the-line. The luxurious leather, the full herringbone tread (stop with the rubber snake stories, Kobe…errr, Zoom Kobe), and that wonderful, wonderful full-forefoot Zoom Air (not...

Michigan State's Branden Dawson admits to thinking too much, wants to have fun on court

Dawson played a season-low 10 minutes in the Spartans' win over Gonzaga.

Recruiting: Four-star safety to visit MSU this weekend

One of the top players on Michigan State's recruiting board will be on campus this weekend as Jeannette (Pa.) safety Demetrious Cox will be in East Lansing for an official visit.

Sluggish Michigan St. trips BGSU

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Brandon Wood scored 16 points and No. 21 Michigan State overcame a sluggish first half to beat Bowling Green 74-60 on Saturday night.

State police announce weekend crackdown on drunken, unbelted driving

Michigan State Police will be taking part in a national campaign to crack down on drunken and unbelted driving over the pre-Christmas weekend.

M. Basketball. No. 21 Spartans Top Bowling Green, 74-60

Brandon Wood scored 16 points and No. 21 Michigan State overcame a sluggish first half to beat Bowling Green 74-60 on Saturday night.
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