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Michigan State holds off Purdue - barely

Arjen Colquhoun thought he had sealed a win for Michigan State after defending a fourth-down pass late in the final quarter.

MSU 24, Purdue 21: The good, the bad and the conference win

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- With a 21-0 halftime lead over Purdue, No. 2 Michigan State looked like a team in control at Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon. You could even say that for the first 30 minutes, the Spartans looked unbreakable. They racked up more than double the yards (250-114) as the Boilermakers and appeared to be cruising to an easy victory in the Big Ten opener for...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Michigan State Basketball has No. 1 2016 class

Now that five-star wing Miles Bridges has committed to the program, the Michigan State Spartans now have the No. 1 recruiting class for 2016. Evan Daniels of reported the update on Twitter. Michigan State moves to No. 1 in the 2016 class rankings with the addition of Miles Bridges. They now have No. 11, No. 19, No. 28 & No. 27 — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) October...
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Michigan State Football: Cook passes Cousins for most wins in MSU history

It wasn’t pretty at times and it wasn’t easy at times, but like so many of his other starts, for Connor Cook, it ended in a victory for MSU. With the 28th win of his career today, Connor Cook has passed Kirk Cousins in the Michigan State record books for most wins all-time by a starting quarterback. Cook improved to 28-3 in his — can we now call it — illustrious career...
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No. 2 Michigan State survives scare from unranked Purdue

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- LJ Scott ran for 146 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 2 Michigan State held on through a lackluster second half to beat Purdue 24-21 on Saturday. The Spartans (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) led 21-0 at halftime, but Purdue had the ball near midfield with a chance to tie or take the lead before David Blough threw incomplete on fourth down with about a minute to play in...
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Michigan State lands five-star recruit Miles Bridges

The Michigan State Spartans basketball team and head coach Tom Izzo landed a big-time player on Saturday afternoon, as five-star recruit Miles Bridges committed to the school. Bridges chose Michigan State over the likes of Indiana and Kentucky. The 6-foot-6 winger is rated as the No. 11 overall prospect in the Class of 2016. Bridges adds to a loaded Spartans roster which includes five...
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Michigan State Basketball Has No. 1 Recruiting Class With Miles Bridges Commitment

Tom Izzo is already one of the best college basketball coaches in history. What can he do with blue chip talent all over the floor? We’re about to find out. The Spartans landed their fourth blue chip player of the 2016 recruiting class moments ago, in five-star small forward Miles Bridges. With his decision, Scout has bumped Michigan State to No. 1 in their 2016 basketball team...
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Watch: Michigan State’s LJ Scott puts ridiculous spin move on Purdue defender

LJ Scott is having himself a day against Purdue. Check out this move…. This is 235-lb LJ Scott putting a Purdue defender in the spin cycle. Wow. — Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) October 3, 2015 So far Scott has 2 TD runs in the first half. If you liked the spin move….here’s one of his TDs…. He’s a freshman! Watch @MSU_Football RB LJ Scott rumble his...
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5-Star Small Forward Miles Bridges Chooses Michigan State Over Indiana, Kentucky

Michigan State football looks to land its first Big Ten win of the season this afternoon against Purdue, but the basketball program has also picked up a big win today, on the recruiting trail. Five-star small forward Miles Bridges of Huntington Prep chose the Spartans over two other basketball powers, Kentucky and Indiana.  Miles Bridges has committed to Michigan State, he told...
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Michigan State builds with Bridges

Flint, Michigan native Miles Bridges, a top 15 prospect in the 2016 class, announced his intention to attend Michigan State on Saturday. Bridges, a power wing at 6′-6″, popped for the Spartans over Indiana and Kentucky. Bridges’ decision marks two consecutive weeks in which the Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo have received a top 50 …
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Injured Conklin not dressed for No. 2 Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State tackle Jack Conklin has not dressed for the second-ranked Spartans on Saturday against Purdue. Conklin left last weekend's victory over Central Michigan with an apparent knee injury, and his status has been uncertain. Michigan State tight end Josiah Price, who was using crutches to support himself on the sideline toward the end of the CMU...
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Michigan State Football: Boilermakers play Spartans tough

Michigan State takes on Purdue on Saturday for homecoming and once again, Purdue is not very good. The Boilermakers come in at 1-3, with their lone win coming against FCS opponent Indiana State. Their losses include Marshall, Virginia Tech and Bowling Green, all by double digits. Purdue’s last winning regular season came all the way back in 2007, which also happened to be Mark...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: are the Spartans an elite football team or nah?

In this week’s isportsweb Detroit Free Press guest column, Sean Vergowven helps us determine if Michigan State is indeed an elite football program. You can catch our weekly guest column in the Detroit Free Press every Monday and, as always, preview the column here and continue reading through the link below. The word “elite” has been thrown around college football recently...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU safety Mark Meyers pleads guilty to impaired driving

Michigan State Spartans safety Mark Meyers pleaded guilty to an impaired driving charge from back on September 6. Joe Rexrode of the Detroit Free Press reported the update. A junior from Toledo, Meyers was arrested on that date for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He will be sentenced on October 21st. Meyers has also been on indefinite suspension since his arrest, and there...
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Michigan State Football: Grading the Spartans before conference play

As the Michigan State football team gets ready to enter conference play this Saturday, what better time check up on the Spartans and see how they are performing to this point? We will be breaking the grades down by position. Though the Spartans are 4-0, there is definitely room for improvement as Mark Dantonio’s bunch gets ready to host Purdue this weekend. Quarterbacks: B (Photo...
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Michigan State Five Questions: Injuries hit hard as Big Ten play begins

Five Questions is a weekly feature here on The Majors East Lansing where two members of the staff will answer five questions about the Michigan State Spartans. This weeks commentators are TMSNX Contributor Dan Ray and TMSNX Vice President and TMSNX-EL Editor-in-Chief Adam “Dorf” Waltersdorf. So here we go! The post Michigan State Five Questions: Injuries...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Hockey: Spartans picked third in B1G coaches’ poll; players to watch

The official start to the 2015-16 season is less than a week away, and the Big Ten Conference has released its preseason coaches’ poll, as well as the league’s Players to Watch list. Michigan State goaltender Jake Hildebrand was a unanimous selection to the 12-member list, and he is joined by fellow Spartan Mackenzie MacEachern. Michigan State University hockey Michigan State...
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MSU star LT Jack Conklin out with knee injury

Michigan State Spartans star left tackle Jack Conklin injured his knee in the first half of the team’s game against Central Michigan and was unable to return to the game. Conklin’s injury was reported on Twitter by ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg and Mike Griffith of Michigan State standout left tackle Jack Conklin out right now with a knee injury sustained in first half...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Star Left Tackle Jack Conklin Out With Knee Injury

Jack Conklin, a preseason All-Big Ten offensive lineman and a potential All-American at his position, is currently out of Michigan State’s game against Central Michigan.  Conklin, the Spartans’ starting left tackle, sustained an apparent knee injury in the first half.  He did not warm up prior to the second half and missed MSU’s first drive of the half. It is being reported...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former MSU coach George Perles’ 14 bowl rings stolen

Former Michigan State coach George Perles and his wife were recently victims of a terrible burglary, as someone broke into their home and stole Perles’ 14 bowl rings along with a bracelet of Mrs. Perles that commemorated all 14 bowls. RJ Wolcott of the Detroit Free Press reported the theft. The burglary occurred when Perles and his wife were attending Michigan State’s game against...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan State Basketball Has New Uniforms For 2015-16 Season

Michigan State football is not alone in receiving new uniforms for this season. While they are not as bold as the new look that the gridiron Spartans received, Michigan State basketball is also rolling out new uniforms for the 2015-16 season, courtesy of Nike. Big Ten Network’s Brent Yarina confirmed the new uniforms, which have fairly minor adjustments from last season’s look...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Loses Starting Defensive Back For Season With Neck Injury

If the Michigan State Spartans are going to compete for the Big Ten championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff, it is going to take place without one of their starting defensive backs. Vaynate Copeland, who cracked the starting lineup this season as a redshirt freshman, will miss the remainder of the year with a fractured vertebra in his neck. He suffered the injury...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Michigan State WR Commit Hunter Rison Wants To Wear His Dad’s Number For Spartans

Four-star wide receiver Hunter Rison is committed to Michigan State in the class of 2017. The Spartans are the alma mater of Rison’s father Andre, a former college star and longtime NFL wide receiver.  Last night, Rison tweeted a photo of his dad in his Michigan State uniform, and hinted that he’d like to wear the No. 1 his dad donned during his time in East Lansing. I wonder...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon Football: QB Vernon Adams Jr. cleared to play vs. Michigan State

Vernon Adams Jr. has been given the ok to play in Saturday’s pivotal game against Michigan State. Oregon Football experienced a scary moment in Week 1 when Adams was crushed on a cheap hit, forcing him to leave the game against Eastern Washington. The scrappy quarterback made it known he is set to play in Week 2, however, despite the brutal punishment he took. Oregon QB says he...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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