MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS NEWS

Sixth-ranked Purdue hopes to roar past Penn St

Ten days ago, No. 6 Purdue stood alone atop the Big Ten Conference standings. Following consecutive one-possession losses to two fellow title contenders in No. 8 Ohio State on Feb. 7 and No. 2 Michigan State on Feb. 10 as well as a four-point loss at Wisconsin on Thursday, the Boilermakers (23-5, 12-3 Big Ten) now find themselves on the outside looking in for the conference regular...
Via AP on Yahoo
5 hours ago

Michigan State Basketball: Cassius Winston grew up in Northwestern win

Michigan State basketball needed a major second-half effort from Cassius Winston to come back from 27 points down, and he stepped up big-time. Down 43-16 near the end of the first half, Michigan State looked defeated. Miles Bridges was having one of worst games of his career and the Spartan defense was nowhere to be […] Michigan State Basketball: Cassius Winston grew up in Northwestern...
Via Spartan Avenue
8 hours ago

Winners and losers: Michigan State with a historic comeback, but Auburn's falls short

The No. 2 Spartans overcame a 27-point deficit vs. Northwestern and South Carolina holds on vs. AU
Via CBSSports.com
8 hours ago

Highlights of Michigan State rallying past Northwestern

One of the wildest comebacks of the 2017-18 college basketball season. The Michigan State Spartans just completed one of the biggest rallies in NCAA history at Northwestern. Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and the second-ranked Spartans rallied from 27 down to beat the Wildcats, 65-60, and extend its winning streak to 10 games. Michigan State was down 22 at the break after trailing...
Via The Only Colors
8 hours ago

Tom Izzo doesn't want to live through another Michigan State comeback like this

The Spartans trailed Northwestern by 27 at the half Saturday.
Via Sporting News
9 hours ago

Izzo won't address investigation into freshman

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo declined to discuss a criminal sexual conduct allegation against freshman Brock Washington, who is the subject of a police investigation.
Via ESPN
9 hours ago

Michigan State Basketball completes largest comeback in Big Ten history for 10th straight win

ROSEMONT, Ill.- It looked early on that the Michigan State Basketball team was going to get blitzed Saturday afternoon against Northwestern. In the first half the Spartans trailed by as many as 27 points, made a total of eight shots, and went into the break down 22 points. With 8:47 remaining, Michigan State erased their once thought of as an insurmountable deficit and tied game...
Via isportsweb.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from Michigan State Basketball’s win over Northwestern

What a game this was. At one point, Michigan State was down by 27 points. However, the Spartans fought back in the second half, and squeaked out a 65-60 win. The win keeps the Spartans in good position for a Big Ten Title. MSU is an elite defensive team when they want to be The second half was textbook MSU defense. The Spartans held the Wildcats to just 11 total points on 11.5...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Michigan St. rallies from 27 down, beats Northwestern

Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit on Saturday to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its winning streak to 10 games. Nick Ward added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Miles Bridges hit four free throws in the final minute, and the Spartans (26-3, 14-2 Big Ten) used a huge second half to pull out the win when they looked like they were...
Via AP on Yahoo
11 hours ago

Michigan State Basketball uses huge second half to knock off Northwestern

In a game filled with serious Big Ten title implications, No. 2 Michigan State (26-3, 14-2 B1G) overcame one of its worst first halves and used an incredible second half to knock off Northwestern (15-13, 6-9 B1G) 65-60. Playing without its top guard Bryant McIntosh, the Wildcats had no shortage of offense in the first half, jumping out to a 30-10 lead over the Spartans, thanks in...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern blows 27-point lead at home to Michigan State, breaking Chris Collins in the process

Northwestern was up 43-16 at one point in the first half, and took a 49-27 lead to halftime. And then, everything fell apart. With less than a minute remaining in the game, Northwestern had scored just 8 (!) points, and Michigan State had stormed all the way back to take the lead. Trailing by 2, Northwestern trapped in the backcourt, and Chris Collins thought his team had earned...
Via The Comeback
12 hours ago

Twitter Reacts To Michigan State Getting Blown Out To Northwestern

Northwestern is blowing out Michigan State at halftime up 21. Several on Twitter were wondering if the Spartans knew if the game was being played:
Via Diehardsport
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shoulder injury sidelines Northwestern's McIntosh

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern guard Bryant McIntosh is sitting out Saturday's game against No. 2 Michigan State because of a shoulder injury.
Via AP on Yahoo
13 hours ago

The Only Questions: Q&A with Northwestern

The Spartans are headed to Evanston for a showdown with the Wildcats The Michigan State Spartans are currently on a nine game winning streak. Their last loss was to Michigan in early January (super unfortunate). The Spartans last traveled to Minnesota where they shot 63.6% from three and blew the Gophers out by 30, winning 87-57. Now Michigan State heads to Evanston, Illinois...
Via The Only Colors
15 hours ago

How does this MSU team stack up against previous Final Four Spartans teams?

The 2017-18 Michigan State Spartans expect to be playing in April, but how do they compare to previous MSU teams that have reached the Final Four? The 2017-18 Michigan State Spartans have some lofty goals. It would feel like a missed opportunity not to at least play in the national championship, much less the Final Four. While there is no doubt this year’s squad has the talent...
Via The Only Colors
15 hours ago

Michigan State Basketball: Score predictions vs. Northwestern in Week 15

Beating Northwestern on Saturday afternoon won’t be easy, but Michigan State basketball is rolling right now with no end in sight. Michigan State’s second-to-last road game won’t be an easy on as the Spartans will be hitting the road to face Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. The basketball team is hoping for better luck than Mark […] Michigan State Basketball: Score predictions...
Via Spartan Avenue
19 hours ago

WATCH: Spartans take down 16 Penn State 4-2

Via Michigan State Spartans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball heads to Northwestern, seeks 10th straight victory

No. 2 Michigan State (25-3, 13-2 B1G) looks to pick up its 10th straight win tomorrow afternoon when they travel to Evanston, Ill. to battle Northwestern (15-12, 6-8 B1G). The Spartans are coming off a 30-point shellacking of Minnesota on Tuesday night, in which freshman Jaren Jackson Jr. led the way with a career-high 27 points. Jackson Jr. tied his career-high with five 3-pointers...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Michigan St. goes for 10th in row at Northwestern

Throughout the course of what has been a challenging and emotional season both on and off the court, Tom Izzo has gone back to coaching basics -- and it seems to be working. No. 2 Michigan State (25-3, 13-2 Big Ten) has won nine straight, including a thrilling 68-65 victory over previously third-ranked Purdue on a last-second 3-pointer, and is now off to the best start in program...
Via AP on Yahoo
1 day ago

Mark Dantonio receives annual contract extension from Michigan State

The Michigan State football coach received his annual one-year extension on Friday without much discussion from the school's board of trustees.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Michigan State approves contract extension for Mark Dantonio

Despite ongoing investigations at Michigan State, Mark Dantonio received his annual one-year contract extension on Friday.
Via College Football Talk
1 day ago

Michigan State Basketball: Preview, prediction vs. Northwestern in Week 15

Northwestern and Michigan State basketball will meet up on Saturday afternoon with the Spartans’ Big Ten title hopes on the line. Michigan State’s road to a Big Ten regular season title became clearer on Thursday evening. Both Purdue and Ohio State dropped road games against unranked foes, placing the Spartans in a first-place tie with […] Michigan State Basketball: Preview, prediction...
Via Spartan Avenue
1 day ago

Michigan State Basketball: Early 2019 recruiting class predictions

With the 2018 class wrapped up, Michigan State basketball recruiting is in a lull period, but the 2019 class should begin to take shape in the coming months. Michigan State is currently starting four sophomores and one freshman. In another time, this would suggest little roster turnover until the 2020-21 season. However, with two of […] Michigan State Basketball: Early 2019 recruiting...
Via Spartan Avenue
1 day ago

WATCH: Spartans in :60 - Nicholas Moore

Spartans In :60 is a new series from Michigan State athletics designed to tell the stories of our student-athletes and what shapes them, not only as competitors but also as students and members of the MSU community.
Via Michigan State Spartans
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State football schedule, roster, recruiting & what to watch in 2018

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio leads the Spartans into another heated Big Ten East race. The program has the pieces to make some noise, including QB Brian Lewerke.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago
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