Indiana is coming off a tight 27-20 overtime loss against Michigan. The Hoosiers had the ball on the Wolverines’ 5-yard line with four downs to find the endzone and force a second overtime, but the stout Michigan defense prevailed. Despite their .500 record, head coach Mark Dantonio knows just how formidable of an opponent first-year coach Tom Allen’s Hoosiers are.
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It was one of those nights for Michigan State hockey that tells you this season might be different, even if not played near the top of the standings.A fast start. A thrilling finish. A 6-4 win over Western Michigan. An energy at Munn Ice Arena that I haven’t seen in several years.
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Just hours after the dedication to the renovations at the Breslin Center, including the Izzo Hall of History, the Michigan State men’s and women’s basketball teams were featured in the annual MSU Madness. A capacity crowd of fans packed the Breslin Center for a chance to see the 2017-18 teams, capping the night off with scrimmages by both squads.
Behind a pair of second-half goals from Michael Pimlott and Ryan Sierakowski, No. 9 Michigan State men’s soccer defeated Northwestern, 2-0, in a Big Ten Conference soccer match at Northwestern’s Lanny and Sharon Martin Stadium.
Michigan State cross country dominated at the EMU Fall Classic on Friday afternoon at the Hudson Mills Metropark. Nine Spartans took top-10 finishes in the men’s and women’s 5,000 meter races.
Freshman Mitchell Lewnadowski broke a 4-4 tie with 1:26 to play to help push the Michigan State hockey team past Western Michigan, 6-4, on Friday night at Munn Ice Arena. Lewandowski added three assists to notch a four-point night, while Sam Saliba had two goals and Patrick Khodorenko added a goal and two assists as MSU improved to 2-1.
At the halfway point of the college football season, it’s fair to start drawing some conclusions about what type of season a team is having or is going to have.At the same time, there’s also the reality so much can change over the final six games.
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The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team picked up their its Big Ten win against Illinois today. The Spartans won 162-136 in their first home meet of the season.
Michigan State will play host to Indiana for its homecoming game on Saturday (3:30 p.m. ET, ABC). With 18 players already committed to its 2018 class, Michigan State doesn’t need to bring in many senior prospects. There’s likely three spots that remain to be filled.
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A basketball team being picked to be one of the best in college basketball this season now has a newly updated new home. Michigan State unveiled a $50 million renovation to the Breslin Center in a Friday afternoon ceremony on campus, marking the first major upgrade to the nearly three-decade old home to the Spartans basketball facility. The highlight of the project is a 30,000 square foot addition at the southeast corner of the arena, at the site of the former ticket office.
The Michigan State field hockey team fell in its final regular season home game, 7-1, to No. 25 Iowa in a Big Ten match at Ralph Young Field on Senior Day.
Michigan State will open the season on a Friday again next year. The school announced Friday that the opener of the 2018 season against Utah State has been moved to Aug. 31. The Spartans had played their opener for six straight years on the Friday night before Labor Day until this season.
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Despite all the excitement Spartan Nation is ready to go this week against Indiana in another battle for The Old Brass Spittoon. Last year the Hoosiers beat MSU in overtime. So per our usual Q&A segment of the week we have brought in Ben Raphel, a managing editor for the Crimson Quarry.
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Mike Miller, who covers Indiana for the Bloomington Herald-Times, breaks down the Hoosiers for The Detroit News answering five questions heading into Saturday’s Indiana-Michigan State game.
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The 5-1, and undefeated in conference play, Michigan State Spartans welcome the Indiana Hoosiers to Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon. It’s homecoming weekend and the Spartans are looking to keep their strong season going, while the Hoosiers look to earn their first Big Ten win.
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Every time redshirt senior defenseman Ryan Scott suits up in the Green and White, he is reminded of the privilege to represent MSU Athletics and every opportunity Michigan State has given him, both on and off the field.
Two days after being arrested for driving with a suspended license, Michigan State running back LJ Scott accepted a plea deal on Friday, according to East Lansing City Attorney Thomas Yeadon. After clearing up the legal issue, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio announced Friday that Scott will play against Indiana on Saturday.
LJ Scott’s temporary driving instruction permit was suspended 10 days after he received it, and he has never had a valid driver’s license here, according to the Michigan Secretary of State. “He should not be driving at all, due to that open suspension,” Secretary of State spokesman Fred Woodhams said Friday morning.
Michigan State Madness will be held on Friday, Oct. 20. MSU’s annual event celebrates the beginning of the 2017-18 season for both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Doors to the Breslin Center will open at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free.