MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS NEWS

No. 22 Iowa holds on against Michigan State 52-50

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Samantha Logic and Melissa Dixon scored 13 points apiece and No. 22 Iowa survived a shaky and wild finish to beat Michigan State 52-50 on Sunday. The Spartans kept the high-powered Hawkeye offense (79.8 points a game) in check but couldn't come up with a final key play down the stretch. Lexi Gussert's layup with 2:31 left pulled Michigan State (9-9, 1-6...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: What to do with Branden Dawson

Branden Dawson is an incredible player in his own unique way. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images) Oh, Branden Dawson. An incredibly gifted athlete –  he has the ability to change the course of a game in just a matter of seconds. Whether it’s by way of a powerful block or thunderous dunk, you can almost always count on him bringing the crowd to their feet each and every...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: Spartans routed 75-59 at Maryland

Michigan State’s 16-point loss to Big Ten newcomer Maryland could best be explained with the phrase “same old song and dance”. Free throw shooting, inconsistent play from Branden Dawson, and streaky shooting from the floor are issues that have hurt MSU all year long and tonight’s game was no exception. Branden Dawson hasn’t dominated this season the way many people expected...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Melo Trimble Puts ‘Tum Tum’ on Skates, Hits Stepback Three

Maryland’s stud freshman guard Melo Trimble put his talents on full display in the first half against Michigan State. Trimble scored 21 points on 7 of 11 shooting from the field, dominating his matchup with senior guard Travis Trice. But Trimble’s most spectacular basket came at the end of the first half, and Spartans freshman Lourawls Nairn, Jr. was the victim. Trimble dribbled...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Anthony and his penis suspended indefinitely by CBS

CBS analyst and former NY Knicks player Greg Anthony was arrested at 5:46 p.m. on Friday in Washington, D.C. for soliciting a prostitute. Anthony was scheduled to call the Michigan State vs. Maryland game for CBS on Saturday afternoon. He won't. He's been suspended indefinitely by CBS:"Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season. He has been suspended indefinitely...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TV Analyst & Former NY Knick Greg Anthony Arrested For Soliciting a Prostitute

CBS analyst and former NY Knicks player Greg Anthony was arrested at 5:46 p.m. on Friday in Washington, D.C. for soliciting a prostitute. Anthony was scheduled to call the Michigan State vs. Maryland game for CBS on Saturday afternoon.Lt. Kelvin Cusick told The Associated Press that Anthony faces a misdemeanor solicitation charge that is punishable by up to 180 days in jail.Bit of...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State basketball: filling out an #8 seed profile

When it comes to Michigan State basketball, only March matters. As a Michigan St. alum, and one of the five people alive (excluding the states of North Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana and Kansas) who actually cares about college basketball before late February, trust me on this one. Most people don’t care at all until St. Patrick’s Day draws near, and for the MSU program, it’s...
Via The Sports Bank
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Allen, McDowell named Freshman All-Americans

The future looks bright for the Michigan State football program, and today, two of its youngest stars were awarded for their early career contributions. True freshman offensive lineman Brian Allen and true freshman defensive lineman Malik McDowell were both named to the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-American team. The pair were part of six members from the...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ailing Spartans hold off Wildcats

EAST LANSING -- All in all, Michigan State had a good week. With an 84-77 overtime victory over Northwestern Sunday, the Spartans won their third game of the week, but looked every bit like a team that played three games in seven days. Needless to say, coach Tom Izzo is looking forward to the next six off-days. "Oh it's going to be fun," Izzo said. "I'm going to have a fun week,...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Takes Out Full-Page Ad In Dallas Morning News’ Championship Edition

Michigan State may not be playing in Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship game, but the Spartans have been no slouch the past few seasons. The Spartans, this year’s Cotton Bowl champions after a fantastic fourth-quarter against Baylor, have won at least 11 games in four of the past five seasons. Sunday, they decided to remind the people down in Texas of that...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Star DE Shilique Calhoun To Return To Michigan State For Senior Season

Michigan State’s rise to prominence the past few years has come largely due to its intimidating defense, which, again in 2014, was ranked in the top ten in the nation. Sunday, the Spartans got some great news regarding their 2015 unit. Star defensive end Shilique Calhoun, who many believe would be projected as a first-round NFL draft pick, officially announced that he’ll return...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Hockey Unveils Slick Throwbacks For Hockey City Classic With Michigan State

On February 7th, Michigan will take on Michigan State in an outdoor game at Soldier Field, known as the Hockey City Classic. At first I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about the uniforms, but it’s a pretty slick look. During tonight's game, Michigan revealed the commemorative jersey they will wear in the 2015 Hockey […] The post Michigan Hockey Unveils Slick Throwbacks For Hockey...
Via Diehardsport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan State F Branden Dawson Ate Some Starburst On The Bench Thursday Night vs. Iowa

You’re a tired Michigan State men’s basketball player, getting a quick breather on the bench during the middle of a game. So, you turn to one of the Spartans’ trainers and stick out your hand, presumably asking for some Gatorade or water.  You want something else, though – candy. Starburst, to be specific. And that’s what you’ll receive.  This was the case during last...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Branden Dawson poked in eye, head in towel, offered Starburst, everything’s good (VIDEO)

Twitter Michigan State’s Branden Dawson appeared to be under the weather Thursday against Iowa. He sat on the bench with his face in a towel until all was right – until he was offered some Starburst. Take two Starburst and call me in the morning. Michigan State overcame an eleven-point halftime deficit to win 75-61. Travis Trice pumped in 25 points. Dawson finished with...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Player Uses Starburst To Rehydrate (Video)

Michigan State defeated Iowa tonight, but they looked out of sync at times grappling for a conference win. Spartan big Brandon Dawson came off the court at one point gassed, but channeled his inner Marshawn Lynch. Instead of reaching for the Gatorade, Dawson chewed on a couple of Starburst. He won with the pink if you ask me. h.t Isaac
Via Thacover2
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan State To Hire Former Texas A&M DC Mark Snyder

Michigan State has its replacement for Pat Narduzzi.  The Spartans, who lost their excellent defensive coordinator to Pittsburgh, are set to hire former Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mark Snyder to the same position, according to a report by FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman.  Snyder was fired by the Aggies in late Novemeber after leading Kevin Sumlin’s defense for three seasons...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Film Session: Michigan State

Indiana fell behind early against the Spartans on Monday night and it simply never was able to recover. Michigan State came out of the gate playing excellent defense, hedging ball screens on the perimeter and recovering to keep the Hoosiers out of the paint. It’s a place on the floor they love to get to […] The post Film Session: Michigan State appeared first on Inside the Hall...
Via Inside the Hall
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss at Michigan State

Indiana fell to 1-1 in the Big Ten and 11-4 overall with a 70-50 loss at Michigan State on Monday at the Breslin Center. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the loss to the Spartans: · The Hoosiers never found their footing: After handling the road atmosphere at Nebraska so well last Wednesday, the Hoosiers struggled from the get-go in East […] The post Five takeaways...
Via Inside the Hall
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoosiers have no answer as Spartans roll, 70-50

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Coming off a hard fought 70-65 win at Nebraska to open the Big Ten schedule on New Year’s Eve, Indiana came into Monday’s game at Michigan State excited. But being excited to play and being ready to compete are two different things. And against a Michigan State team coming off of a double […] The post Hoosiers have no answer as Spartans roll, 70-50...
Via Inside the Hall
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Gavin Schilling throws down crazy alley-oop (VIDEO)

Instagram Michigan State forward Gavin Schilling caught a lob from Travis Trice and threw down a crazy left-handed alley-oop against Indiana Monday.  At first glance, it doesn’t appear to be too special.  But wait for the second angle and then tell me what you think. State trounced Indiana 70-50.  Schilling finished with 10 points, nine boards and this da-da-da, da-da-da highlight...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nick Zeisloft, Yogi Ferrell react to loss at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Nick Zeisloft (four points) and Yogi Ferrell (17 points, three rebounds and three assists) addressed the media following Indiana’s 70-50 loss to Michigan State at the Breslin Center on Monday evening. Watch their postgame comments below: The post Video: Nick Zeisloft, Yogi Ferrell react to loss at Michigan State appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minute After: Michigan State

Thoughts on a 70-50 loss to the Spartans: An abysmal offensive start for the Hoosiers only compounded itself as the first half went along. Yes, Michigan State did a nice job with its perimeter defense early, not letting the Hoosiers get into the lane for kickouts to 3-point shooters or dumpoffs to the short corners. […] The post The Minute After: Michigan State appeared first on...
Via Inside the Hall
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State fans put Spartans hat on Robert Griffin III statue (PHOTO)

To celebrate their ridiculous comeback win against Baylor in the Cotton Bowl, a Michigan State fan threw a Spartans hat on the Robert Griffin III status on Baylor’s campus.  RGIII, the Washington Redskins starting quarterback, attended the New Year’s Day game. Michigan State didn’t only win the fourth quarter. They also won the post game, apparently. Twitter [Extra Mustard]
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Michigan State

Indiana hits the road again for its second Big Ten game on Monday evening as the Hoosiers will be in East Lansing to take on Michigan State. The Spartans lost their conference opener at home, 68-66 in double overtime to Maryland, and are 9-5. The game will be broadcast on BTN at 7 p.m. ET […] The post What to Expect: Michigan State appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers...
Via Inside the Hall
23 days ago  |  Discuss

After devastating hit; Baylor kicker, MSU defender exchange tweets

Lost in the 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback win Michigan State notched in the Cotton Bowl against Baylor, was one of the hardest hits of the college football season at the expense of Bears' kicker Chris Callahan.  Kickers aren't exactly used to getting hit, and Callhan's upturn - which resulted in a blocked kick with just over a minute remaining - must've hurt even more in hindsight...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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