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Its official, the Michigan State Spartans will be in the first ever Big Ten Football Championship Game. Fans of all ages can look forward to not only the game itself, but to go along with the inaugural game will be the first Big Ten Fan Fest Presented by Dr Pepper at the Indian Convention Center.
The event is said to feature an interactive experience that includes exhibits, games, give-aways, school band performances, trivia contests, legends appearances, and autograph opportunities among other things.
The event is a spawn of the Big Ten Conference and FOX Sports, and will begin Friday, Dec 2 with the invitation-only Big Ten Football Awards Gala held in the Fan Fest area of the convention center. The Gala will be hosted by Dave Revsine and will feature Bill Polian of the Indianapolis Colts and Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany. Among Former players speaking will be Big Ten legends Anthony Thompson of Indiana and Archie Griffin of Ohio State. There will also be 17 individual awards goi...
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Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his assistant coaches are receiving raises.
Dantonio didn't specify any assistants or go into much more detail Tuesday. He says the raises begin February.
Dantonio's own contract was reworked earlier this year. He agreed to a new five-year deal, increasing his annual compensation from $1.8 million to $1.83 million.
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EAST LANSING (AP) -- Draymond Green scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Michigan State past Wisconsin-Milwaukee 68-55 Wednesday night.
Derrick Nix added 11 points for Michigan State (3-2), which has won three in a row after losses to No. 1 North Carolina and No. 6 Duke. Wednesday's game was part of the six-team, 13-day Spartan Invitational.
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Legends division hardware is in hand for Michigan State, but the regular season finale against Northwestern looms large for the Spartans.
Michigan State has sold its entire allotment of 15,450 tickets for the Dec. 3 Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis, Ind. All season-ticket holders and Spartan Fund members, who submitted requests prior to today's noon deadline, will have their orders filled.
Saturday's game against Northwestern isn't exactly meaningless, but how should they balance momentum and rest heading into the Big Ten title game?
Big scoring disparity at free-throw line sends Spartans to Thanksgiving break on an uptick with victory over defending Horizon champs.
If Michigan State's big men spend the pre-Big Ten season picking up early fouls, there won't be a solid rotation in coach Tom Izzo's future. But despite Wednesday night's foul woes, the Spartans posted a 68-55 victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the Breslin Center.
It's hard to believe that senior Todd Anderson, the starting fullback for the Spartans this season, only began playing the position in the spring. The linebacker turned defensive end turned fullback made the switch in spring practice this year, and has become a key contributor on the Spartan offense.
The Michigan State women's cross country team placed 16th overall at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships on Monday, Nov. 21 in Terre Haute, Ind. Sophomore Sara Kroll was the top individual for the Green and White, as she recorded a time of 20:37.4, good enough for 51st overall.
Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio held his weekly press conference Tuesday inside the Spartan Club at Spartan Stadium to preview the upcoming matchup at Northwestern. The No. 11 Spartans (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) take on the Wildcats (6-5, 3-4) Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. The game, which starts at 12 p.m. ET, will be televised on BTN.
The Michigan State volleyball team (21-10, 10-9 Big Ten) suffered a tough road loss to No. 22 Michigan (20-11, 8-11 Big Ten), 3-1, on Friday, Nov. 23 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Spartans were led offensively by senior Kyndra Abron's 15 kills, while freshman Kori Moster chipped in 23 digs.