Women's Basketball onlyfans.cstv.com —  With three players scoring in double figures, the Michigan State women’s basketball team defeated Quinnipiac 71-54 Tuesday at TD Bank Sports Center.


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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  In its second game without star freshman forward Miles Bridges, Michigan State looked like a team learning to play without him. The Spartans beat Youngstown State, 77-57, on Tuesday night, pulling away midway through the second half for a comfortable win. Four players scored in double figures, as a young Spartans team utilized its variety of secondary offensive threats in the absence of its primary one.

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Michigan St.'s healthy freshmen lead way over Youngstown State, 77-57 Detroit Free Press
Cassius Winston dished. Nick Ward swished. Joshua Langford splashed. And Miles Bridges wished he could join them. Michigan State’s healthy freshmen took over tonight, guiding the Spartans to a 77-57 victory over Youngstown State at Breslin Center.

MSU defeats Youngstown State in blowout fashion State News
After leading Youngstown State University (5-5 overall) men's basketball team 37-30 at the Breslin Center at halftime, MSU (6-4 overall) defended its lead to earn another victory. A collective effort, the Spartans defeated the Penguins out in blowout fashion, 77-57.

Michigan State breezes past Youngstown State, 77-57 Detroit News
Michigan State continues to adjust to life without Miles Bridges and despite some uneven moments on Tuesday against Youngstown State, the balance the Spartans are seeking continued to emerge. Freshman Joshua Langford scored a career-high 15 points to lead four players in double figures as Michigan State cruised to a 77-57 victory over Youngstown State at the Breslin Center. Senior Eron Harris and freshman Nick Ward each scored 13 points while sophomore Matt McQuaid added 11.

Josh Langford leads way as MSU pulls away from YSU for 77-57 win Spartan Tailgate
Following a close call against Oral Roberts on Saturday, Michigan State basketball bounced back with a confidence-building blowout Tuesday night at Breslin. MSU got 15 points from Joshua Langford, who led four scorers in double figures, as the Spartans pulled away from Youngstown State in the second half for a 75-57 win. Nick Ward added 13 points, as did Eron Harris. He and McQuaid, who scored 11, both shot the ball well in the second half after struggling through the first half and getting benched to start the final 20 minutes.

MSU Freshman Lead Spartans Past Youngstown State Impact Sports
Coming off a close 80-76 win over Oral Roberts, Michigan State (5-4) looked to add another win at home to their resume over Youngstown State (5-4) of the Horizon League. The Spartans would have to do so without star freshman and leading scorer Miles Bridges, as he remains sidelined due to an ankle injury. They did, beating the Penguins 77-57.

Three Takeaways: Spartans top Youngstown State, 77-57 The Only Colors
Michigan State won comfortably Tuesday night against Youngstown State. That in and of itself may not sound like much, but given the team’s youth and health issues it’s a big step in the right direction.

Langford Powers Spartans Past Youngstown State, 77-57 MSUSpartans.com
Josh Langford was challenged by Tom Izzo to play better at both ends of the court, and the freshman responded well enough to satisfy his hard-to-please coach. Langford had a season-high 15 points and improved his play defensively, helping Michigan State bounce back with a 77-57 win over Youngstown State on Tuesday night.

The Freshmen lead the Spartans to win over Penguins isportsweb
“We took another step today but we still have a long way to go.” MSU head coach Tom Izzo stated after the Michigan State Basketball team (6-4) won their second straight game with a 77-57 victory over the Youngstown State Penguins (5-5).

'Shazam': Ex-walk-on Matt Van Dyk grabs nine rebounds for Spartans Detroit Free Press
The ball caromed off the rim, and Matt Van Dyk snagged it and saved it to one of his Michigan State teammates. The Spartans’ fast break went one way, Van Dyk tumbled into a cheerleader while falling out of bounds in the opposite direction. The former walk-on’s senior season keeps getting better.

Couch: Cassius Winston takes over - and that's no small deal
For the first time in his brief Michigan State career, Cassius Winston owned the basketball court Tuesday night. It was his run, the game at his finger tips. He could do seemingly anything he wanted to offensively. “I wouldn’t say I could do ANYTHING, but it’s one of those days where if a man gets open, I’m going to find him,” MSU’s freshman point guard said after a 77-57 win over Youngstown State.

Cassius Winston the catalyst in improved Michigan State offense MLive
Cassius Winston has been making an effort lately to make calculated risks, not reckless ones, to cut down on Michigan State's turnover numbers. Yet there are times to take a stab at a dramatic play, to make a big risk to get a big reward.

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Football freep.com —  McDowell, who played high school football at Detroit Loyola and Southfield High and was arguably Mark Dantonio’s biggest high-profile recruit, had trouble staying on the field this past fall. He took several shots to the ribs, and to his shoulders and head, often times stumbling or limping off the field after getting blasted by double- and even triple-teams. Finally, against Illinois, he hurt his ankle so thoroughly he was unable to play the final three games of the year.
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Cross Country si.com —  Rachele Schulist is a budding star in track and field, earning All-American honors at Michigan State in cross-country. In 2014, she led the Spartans to their first NCAA Cross Country Championship title with a fourth-place finish with a time of 19:54.30 for 6K (3.7 miles). While photographs captured the joy and elation from her team’s celebration, Schulist opened up about her struggle with weight and the temptation to get smaller in a recent Instagram post. Discuss »
Volleyball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State juniors Alyssa Garvelink and Autumn Bailey) have been selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-North team, while senior Allyssah Fitterer was an Honorable Mention pick
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Women's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  The air miles have been piling up for coach Suzy Merchant and the Michigan State women’s basketball team the last few weeks. The extensive travel schedule for the Spartans the last couple of weeks has included a road swing that took them to Oregon and then California before heading to the opposite coast for a road contest against Syracuse in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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Football mlive.com —  Most mock drafts released in the latter part of the season or after the season peg McDowell, the defensive tackle from Detroit, as an early to mid-first round pick.
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will Tieman asks Coach Izzo about tonight's opponent Youngstown State
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell will forgo his senior season and enter the 2017 National Football League Draft. McDowell, who was the only returning starter on the defensive line for the Spartans in 2016 from last season’s Big Ten Championship and College Football Playoff team, led the unit this season with 34 tackles, including a team-best seven for losses (31 yards), in nine games. He missed the last three games of the season (Rutgers, Ohio State, Penn State) due to an injury he suffered at Illinois on Nov. 5.
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Football azcentral.com —  Cassius Peat was stunned that Mark Dantonio reached out to him after his season ended to see if he'd like to come back for an official visit. This past weekend, the former Spartan defensive lineman returned to East Lansing, wowed by the reception he received from the coaches and players. Peat left Michigan State last summer because he said he needed to take care of "personal things at home." He took 17 credit hours at Pima Community College in Tucson this fall. He said he did not play football at Pima.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Tom Izzo was not a happy fellow after his team's 80-76 scare against now-1-7 Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon at the Breslin Center. He was highly disappointed in the Spartans' effort level. Look for that to be a point of emphasis as MSU (5-4) takes on Youngstown State (5-4) tonight in the second of five straight games at the Breslin for the Spartans.
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Football mlive.com —  Domata Peko, the longest serving former Michigan State player in the NFL, got a couple reminders of his age recently and, all things considered, they went pretty well. The defensive tackle is in his 11th season with the Cincinnati Bengals - or old enough to share friendlies with some of the 14 Bengals who were honored Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium as part of the NFL's Legend's Program.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  Michigan State took a step backward Saturday afternoon, as far as head coach Tom Izzo is concerned. The Spartans, saved only by the fact freshmen Cassius Winston and Nick Ward stepped up in a big way, didn't compete as hard as he would have liked in an 80-76 win over Oral Roberts. It wasn't surprising MSU struggled, considering it was the first game without star Miles Bridges, but Izzo was disappointed in the way his team played.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State has its first two players player headed to a college football all-star game. Wide receiver R.J. Shelton and tight end Jamal Lyles have accepted invitations to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, the event announced recently.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Nick Ward has a different way of moving. He bounces and hops, springing all over the court, wild-eyed, like a 6-foot-8 downed power line pumping out currents. This is, in part, what has so endeared Ward to Michigan State fans and coaches. With broad shoulders and a wide base, the freshman is a flurry of activity, never blending into the action, always producing. The numbers match the activity.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  The MSU hockey team is currently 4-6-1 overall but will head into Big Ten conference play with a momentum swing after an exhibition win over the U.S.A. Hockey National Team Development Program Sunday. After a regular season win over Ferris State and an upset victory and draw against then-No. 5 North Dakota, the Spartans haven’t lost since Nov. 10.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  The Spartans’ four-point win over Oral Roberts Saturday showed that every time out might be a grind while Miles Bridges is sidelined with a sprained ankle. Bridges will be out again Tuesday as MSU faces a better foe in Youngstown State.
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Football freep.com —  Tom Izzo may not have known much about Cameron Morse coming out of Flint. Michigan State’s coach does now. And he knows his Spartans could have their work cut out for them stopping the Youngstown State junior when they host the Penguins on Tuesday night (7 p.m./ESPNU). “There is no question that when you bring in kids that are from your state,” Izzo said Monday, “they’re gonna play at a different level.”
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Coach Izzo discusses the Hall of Fame and previews the upcoming game against Youngstown State.
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Football mlive.com —  McDowell came to Michigan State in 2014 as a five-star recruit from Southfield, one of the highest-rated players in the Mark Dantonio era.
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