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College hockey Will Yanakeff stopped 23 shots to lead No. 18 Michigan State past No. 20 Northern Michigan, 2-1, in a Central Collegiate Hockey Association on Saturday in East Lansing. MSU killed off all four of the Wildcats' power plays. Matt Berry and Brock Shelgren scored for the Spartans (12-9-4, 7-7-2-2 CCHA). Torey Krug added two assists.
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Michigan and Michigan State will battle on the court on Tuesday night but a pair of future rivals excelled at the 2012 Flying to the Hoop Invitational on Saturday. 2013 Michigan commitment Zak Irvin and 2012 Michigan State commitment Gary Harris combined for 50 points in a 39 point victory. Here are the highlights from City League Hoops:
The University of Iowa women's gymnastics team opened its home season in Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 193.225-190.175 win over Michigan State Friday evening. On the way to their first win of the season, the GymHawks bested the Spartans in three events and crowned an all-around competitor in freshman Emma Willis.
Michigan State is looking to make sure they keep their name in front of Indiana native Jalen Coleman. Spartan Digest spoke with Coleman following his teams win on Saturday in Dayton, Ohio.
Northern Michigan victimized the Spartans with goals in the final minute of each period, as the teams skated to a 5-5 tie on Friday night in East Lansing. Michigan State got the extra point in the shootout thanks to a pair of saves by Drew Palmisano and a goal by Matt Berry.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo fretted during practice that some of his younger players would have a difficult time adjusting to the tempo and unique style of Northwestern's offense.
Michigan State coach: I did have a problem with my scout team this week.
Michigan State senior Laura Heyboer (Hudsonville, Mich.) was selected by Sky Blue FC in Friday's Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) Draft. Sky Blue, which plays atRutgers' Yurcak Field in Piscataway, NJ, made the Spartans' all-time leading scorer their 19th pick in the draft. The 2012 WPS Draft was held Friday in Kansas City, and Sky Blue FC owned three of the first...
Michigan State wrestling picked up its first conference win of the season, defeating Indiana, 21-20, at Jenison Field House Sunday afternoon. Michigan State led 20-16 heading into the final match at 141 pounds between Andrew Ermatinger and Matt Ortega of Indiana. Although Ortega recorded an 11-2 major decision over Ermatinger, the Spartans were awarded a tiebreaker point based on...
Sunday's game was on the line, and freshman Becca Mills and senior Lykendra Johnson switched places. Mills was on the floor, Johnson on the bench. "Becca was scoring the ball," said Michigan State coach Suzy Merchant. "She came in and gave us a huge spark. Without her offense, we wouldn't be in the position to even care about a defensive rebound."
Michigan State senior agrees his sophomore point guard has Derrick Rose qualities.
Courtney Schiffauer scored 12, Becca Mills had 11 points and Lykendra Johnson added 10 points for the Michigan State, which fell to No. 11 Ohio State 64-56 on Sunday.
Northwestern head coach Bill Carmody previews the Wildcats' game with No. 6 Michigan State.
For the first time since she became Michigan State's women's basketball coach, Suzy Merchant will face an Ohio State team that will not have Jantel Lavender on the court.