MSU rallies from halftime deficit to beat Penn State 76-68 Spartan Tailgate
No. 5 Michigan State rallied from a halftime deficit for the second game in a row to beat Penn State 76-68 on Wednesday at Breslin Center. Miles Bridges came back from a cold-shooting first half to lead the Spartans with 23 points and nine rebounds. Cassius Winston, who scored only three points in the first half and didn’t start the second, finished with 15 points, 10 assists, and three turnovers, with only one coming in the second half. Joshua Langford also scored in double figures with 14 points.
No. 5 men’s basketball beats Penn State after being down double digits State News
It’s not easy to come back from a double-digit deficit in the second half. Let alone doing it twice in two games. But that’s what the Spartans did. After trailing Penn State 41-29 with 15:23 to play, MSU (21-3, 9-3 Big Ten) used red-hot shooting to win its fifth-straight Wednesday night, defeating the Nittany Lions (15-9, 5-6) at the Breslin Center, 76-68.
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Following an emotional comeback win on Sunday over Maryland, the Michigan State men’s Basketball team was back in action Wednesday to host the scrappy, upset-minded Penn State Nittany Lions. Penn State came into the contest riding a two-game win streak, including an upset victory in Columbus over the Ohio State Buckeyes, who currently sit second in the Big Ten standings.
Michigan State basketball rallies past Penn State for 76-68 home win Land of 10
Michigan State (21-3 overall, 9-2 Big Ten) came back from 12 points down in the second half and held on for a 76-68 win over Penn State (15-9, 5-6) on Wednesday in East Lansing, Mich. The No. 5 Spartans got a team-high 23 points and 9 rebounds from Miles Bridges, and though they allowed 28 points to Penn State’s Tony Carr, they frustrated him into 9 of 24 shooting. After making their comeback, the Spartans built a 15-point lead before shakiness with the ball allowed the Nittany Lions back into it.
Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 76-68 win over Penn State Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts on the Spartans’ 76-68 win over the Nittany Lions on Wednesday night at Breslin Center.
More second-half heroics lead Michigan State to comeback win over Penn State MLive.com
After Michigan State had come back from 13 points down to beat Maryland on the road on Sunday, Cassius Winston sat in a victorious locker room and revealed his team’s mindset toward that deficit. “Thirteen points was nothing to us, even at their house,” the Michigan State point guard said.
Michigan State wakes up in 2nd half, beats Penn State, 76-68 Detroit Free Press
Michigan State looked flat and lifeless for almost 20 minutes. Then, the Spartans assumed an air of toughness at the start of Wednesday’s second half. And MSU promptly fell behind by 12 points to Penn State a little more than 5 1/2 minutes into the final period. Then, the Spartans assumed an air of toughness at the start of the second half.
MSU survives late run by Penn State, wins fifth straight Detroit News
Michigan State experienced a little déjà vu on Wednesday night, and fortunately for the Spartans, the result was the same. After overcoming a poor first half to rally and win on Sunday at Maryland, the fifth-ranked Spartans followed a similar path at home against Penn State, falling behind by 12 early in the second half before rallying for a 76-68 victory at the Breslin Center.
Spartans hold off pesky Nittany Lions, notch fourth straight win Impact Sports
Michigan State notched its fourth-straight win tonight, outlasting a resilient Penn State bunch 76-68. The fifth-ranked Spartans overcame 16 turnovers on the night to survive a last-minute surge from the Nittany Lions. MSU is turning the ball over 14.1 times per game and is second-to-last in the Big Ten with a -2.7 turnover margin.
No. 5 Michigan State Rallies to Beat Penn State, 76-68 MSUSpartans.com
Miles Bridges had 23 points and nine rebounds, helping No. 5 Michigan State come back from a double-digit deficit to beat Penn State 76-68 on Wednesday night. The Spartans (21-3, 9-2 Big Ten) rallied to win after trailing by 12 with 15:23 left after coming back from 13-point deficit to win their previous game at Maryland.
The offers kept rolling in from Michigan State on Wednesday with the Spartans pursuing young prospects on offense. The first of the day went to Jimmy Christ, a 2020 Dominion (Sterling, Va.) tackle. The 6-foot-6, 265-pound sophomore‘s primary recruiter at Michigan State is defensive tackles coach Ron Burton, who hails from Virginia and covers that state, as well as Maryland and Washington D.C.
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This episode features Gavin Schilling and his journey to Michigan State, check out Spartan Cribs, and see highlights from the Spartans wins over Illinois and Wisconsin.
Coach Merchant previews the upcoming matchup against Iowa and more
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Michigan State returns home to open the final month of the regular season, taking on Iowa on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. The game will be broadcast on BTN with Chris Vosters and Vera Jones on the call. The Spartans are currently 14-8 this season and 4-5 in league play. The Hawkeyes are 16-6 overall and 4-5 in Big Ten action. The Spartans are looking to snap a three-game losing streak.
After a bye weekend, Michigan State begins the final month of the regular season with a trip to No. 5 Ohio State … The Spartans will play eight games (three home, four road, one neutral site) in February.
Episode 4 tells the story of Sidney Cooks, a top-ten recruit who is making an immediate impact in her freshman season. Take a trip down memory lane as we honor our former players on Alumni Day as the Spartans battle with Indiana.
SBNation’s Bill Connelly has compiled a ranking of college football teams with the most returning production and Michigan State is at the top. The ranking is not solely a look at returning starters but follows a formula that he outlines in the article.
As the Larry Nassar child sex scandal continues to sprawl through East Lansing, Mark Dantonio has come under some fire for his handling of accusations against his players of the years. But he’s got a supporter in Brian Hoyer.
Michigan State University is expected to name Greg Ianni as interim athletic director, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. Ianni, the athletic department’s deputy athletic director, will replace Mark Hollis, who announced his retirement Friday and whose final day is Wednesday.
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Michigan State’s next opponent is Penn State, who at the moment, is playing some high-level basketball. Aaron Yorke, from the Black Shoe Diaries, is here to give us the inside scoop on the Nittany Lions before they tip off later on tonight.
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No. 5 Michigan State will look to make it five straight wins tonight when the Spartans play host to visiting Penn State. MSU (20-3 overall, 8-2 Big Ten) has won eight of the last nine against Penn State, which beat the Spartans last January at the Palestra in Philadelphia. The Nittany Lions haven’t won at Breslin Center since March 12, 2011, but this year’s Penn State is less than a week removed from upsetting Ohio State in Columbus for the Buckeyes’ first and only loss of Big Ten play.
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It’s one beast of a jog from East Lansing, Mich., to Rome, man. “Yeah, but it’s closer than anywhere else,” 3-star Clearwater (Fla.) Academy International defensive end and native Italian Habakkuk Baldonado told Land of 10 this week when asked about his Michigan State interest. “I mean, Pittsburgh is closer and East Lansing is farther, but [my mom], she liked the place. And the people.”
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Cousins will finally have the opportunity to test a market where the going rate for passers on long-term deals is $25 million-plus annually.
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While Michigan State continues to face outside questions surrounding campus and the athletic department as a whole, the basketball team is quietly building momentum in the second half of the Big Ten season. Coach Tom Izzo has been pressured following a recent ESPN report questioned how his program — along with the football team and coach Mark Dantonio — have handled cases of sexual assault. However, he has to be feeling good about how his team has responded.
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Scott, Rob, and Danton preview the upcoming Ohio State series. Guests are sophomore goalie Spencer Wright and Spartan alum Anson Carter.
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To get a better understanding of MSU’s next opponent, The State News caught up with Vincent Lungaro, men’s basketball beat reporter for The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s student publication.
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Here’s a look at five things to watch when No. 4 Michigan State hosts Penn State on Wednesday at Breslin Center in East Lansing.
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Michigan State’s men’s basketball team returns home to the Breslin Center to host Penn State in a Big Ten Conference game on Wednesday, Jan. 31. Tipoff is slated for 6:30 p.m.
Michigan State baseball junior pitcher Riley McCauley has been named to Perfect Game’s Preseason All-Big Ten Team. McCauley, a junior right-hander from Sterling Heights, Michigan, is converting to a starting pitching role this season after being the Spartans’ closer last year, logging nine saves, which ranked tied for fourth in the B1G and tied for 44th in the NCAA. The nine saves tied for the third on the MSU single-season saves list (since 1986).