Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Following an early scare, Michigan State made sure there would be no repeat nightmare at Breslin Center on Monday night. After falling behind by one with three minutes left in the first half, the Spartans rattled off 26 consecutive points in a span of nearly 10 minutes to take a commanding lead in an 82-56 win over The Citadel.

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With three minutes left in the first half on Monday, Michigan State looked like it had yet to shake off the effect of Saturday's upset loss at the hands of Texas Southern. The Citadel had just taken the lead on a lob pass for a dunk and then grabbed an offensive rebound on the ensuing free throw from Quinton Marshall. But instead of another sloppy play that led to an inexplicable loss, it sparked Michigan State as it scored the next 26 points to cruise to an 82-56 victory at the Breslin Center.

Men's basketball rebounds from tough loss to defeat The Citadel 82-56 State News
For the second straight game, MSU was without senior forward Branden Dawson, and after a tight first-half, MSU used a 19-point second half run to blow by The Citadel, pulling away for an 82-56 victory.

Spartans Punish The Citadel 82-56 After Another Slow Start at Breslin Center Spartan Nation
The Michigan State Spartans came of arguably the worst regular season loss in Spartan basketball history with another slow start. However they came out in the second half and punished The Citadel 82-56.

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The Spartans struggled again from three in the first half but quickly went to the post for offense. They went just 1-6 from the arc in the period but managed 22 points in the paint. Despite the increased production from Matt Costello and Gavin Schilling, MSU led by just six at the break. The second half was a massacre.

Michigan State Tops The Citadel, 82-56 MSUSpartans.com
Denzel Valentine scored 18 points and keyed Michigan State's second-half surge to pull away from The Citadel 82-56 on Monday night. Matt Costello had 13 points, Marvin Clark Jr. 12 and Gavin Schilling 11 for the balanced Spartans (9-4), who didn't allow a field goal for 14:13 and had a 36-2 run after trailing by one late in the first half.

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Football sports.yahoo.com —  Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi has emerged as the leading candidate to become the next head coach at Pittsburgh, sources told Yahoo Sports on Monday.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  It appears the Pitt Panthers will come calling. Will Narduzzi finally leave the nest?
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  This week marks the first time since Jan. 31, 2011 that Michigan State received no votes
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Football mlive.com —  Spartans' fifth-year defensive end Marcus Rush, who expects to be making his program-record 53rd career start, said he can already see the uptick in talent improving the program. "It's changing the program for the better with these more talented guys coming in,'' said Rush, himself a three-star recruit in the Class of 2010. "It's not just the talent of the players, it's our coaches, and how they change them into big-time players.''
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Everything you need to know for the Spartans' 6 p.m. Monday tipoff against the Bulldogs.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Even after the loss to the Tigers Saturday, KenPom rankings still have the Spartans ranked 20th in the country. The Spartans sit at 31 in adjusted offense and 35th in adjusted defense. The Citadel is ranked 324 in KenPom with the 268th offense and 344th defense. Look for the Spartans offense to hopefully exploit the Bulldogs defense. The Citadel are a slow paced team, as they rank 351 in adjusted tempo so look for them to obviously try and slow the game down against the Spartans.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  After falling 71-64 to Texas Southern in one of the worst losses in Michigan State basketball program history, the Spartans (8-4) will attempt to bounce back at home against The Citadel (4-6). Tip-off on Monday is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET.
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Football mlive.com —  Pittsburgh's interest in Narduzzi isn't surprising, nor is Narduzzi's interest in the Panthers. On the surface, it appears to be an ideal match for both. While Narduzzi doesn't have collegiate head coaching experience, Michigan State has been preparing him to be a head coach, and he has interviewed with various schools over the past three seasons with the blessings of Mark Dantonio.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  While Michigan State still has more than enough talent to get past a Texas Southern team that came with one win and five days removed from a 40-point loss to Gonzaga, it can't rely on that talent alone to beat anybody when it plays like it's on auto-pilot.
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