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The Michigan State men's golf team finished in a tie for ninth at the 2011 Rees Jones Invitational on Tuesday at the Rees Jones Signature Course at Haig Point Golf Club. The Spartans shot a final round 23-over par 311 today to complete the week at 55-over 919 (306-302-311). Senior Dan Ellis led the Spartans for the fourth time in four events this season, tying for 15th. Final Results
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Michigan State freshman defensive end Marcus Rush has been selected Big Ten Freshman of the Week, after the Spartan defense led the team to a 10-7 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes. It was Michigan State’s first win in Columbus since 1998.
Michigan State’s stout defense deserves some type of recognition after coming within 10 seconds of shutting out the Buckeyes. The 6-foot...
Michigan State senior forward Draymond Green is on the Preseason Top 50 list for the John R. Wooden Award. Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball media members, the list is comprised of 50 student-athletes who, based on last year's individual performance and team records, are the early frontrunners for college basketball's most prestigious honor.
MSU head coach Mark Dantonio held his weekly press conference Wednesday in the auditorium at the Smith Center. Dantonio recapped the victory over Ohio State and talked about the team's plans for the bye week. The Spartans will return to action Saturday, Oct. 15 to face Michigan in Spartan Stadium. Kickoff is set for noon and the game will be televised on ESPN.
Saturday found redshirt freshman Marcus Rush as one of the key members of the Spartans defensive attack. On Monday, the Ohio native earned honors for his performance.
Mark Hollis and Dave Brandon each could be making more money working elsewhere. Instead, they serve as athletics directors at their alma maters -- Hollis at Michigan State, Brandon at Michigan.
In Wednesday's "Daily Edition", hear an exclusive interview with football's junior linebacker Chris Norman on his love for the game and Spartan fans, find out what preseason honor list basketball's senior forward Draymond Green was named to, listen to hockey's head coach Tom Anastos on playing Boston College, and catch all of the highlights from the men...
The Michigan State women's tennis program has announced the hiring of Tyler Faulkner as the new assistant coach. Faulker, a recent graduate student from Troy University, joins the Spartans as they look to build upon a successful 2011-12 campaign.
Michigan State got a late goal from freshman Adam Montague to record a 2-1 victory over visiting Milwaukee on Tuesday afternoon at DeMartin Stadium. Montague and senior Mark Barone each had a goal and an assist in the victory, which pushes MSU's record to 3-6-2 overall. Milwaukee falls to 5-6-0.
The Michigan State cross country program returns to action this Friday, Oct. 7 for the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships hosted by Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich. Racing begins at the Hayden Park cross country course begins at 4 p.m.
By the numbers, MSU's 10-7 win over Ohio State proved the Spartans capable of consistency. Opponents cashing in on only nine points courtesy of the Spartans' seven turnovers this season certainly doesn't hurt, either.
Mark Dantonio got his first win over his former employer, Ohio State, thanks to some some explosive performances on both sides of the ball.
The Michigan State men's golf team wrapped up the initial 36 holes at the 2011 Rees Jones Invitational on Monday, sitting in a tie for seventh at 32-over par 608 (306-302). Tomorrow's final round at the Rees Jones Signature Course at Haig Point Golf Club is scheduled to begin with an 8:30 a.m. ET shotgun start.
Michigan State kicks off a new era on Friday, as Tom Anastos takes the reins of the program as just the sixth mentor in the modern era of hockey. His team's opening weekend is a tall order - the Spartans first face off against No. 5 Boston College, while either Air Force (which received votes in both pre-season national polls) or No. 3 North Dakota await on Saturday.
Michigan State hosts Milwaukee in a non-conference midweek tilt. Both teams come into Tuesday's game off of losses, and will look to get back on the winning side of the ledger.
The Buckeyes, with the No. 108 offense in the country, say they're learning from the blitzes that doomed them last Saturday.