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With just two league weekends left, the Spartans head east to Rutgers for a three-game B1G series. MSU owns an 8-6 lead in the all-time series, but the Scarlet Knights hold a 4-2 edge since they joined the Big Ten. MSU is 0-3 at the Rutgers softball complex.

Source: SMichigan State Official Athletic Site

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The Big Ten champion Michigan State women’s golf team will travel to Athens, Georgia, for the NCAA Regionals, it was announced on Thursday. The Spartans are the No. 14 seed in the NCAA Athens Regional and will play May 8-10 at the University of Georgia Golf Course.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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Michigan State men’s golf heads to Baltimore, Maryland for the Big Ten Championship at the Baltimore Country Club April 28-30. This is the first time that the Big Ten Championship has been held in Maryland. Last season, the Spartans finished tied for fourth which was their best finish since a fourth-place finish in the 2012 Big Ten Championship.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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There’s a whole lot of respect between Tom Izzo and Greg Kampe, who sat side by side in the rain the other day at the Little Caesars Arena construction site, Kampe holding the umbrella for both of them as sprinkling rain came down. The Dec. 16 game at LCA — part of a doubleheader, that includes Michigan and Detroit Mercy — will be the 16th meeting, and the 12th in 13 years, between Michigan State and Oakland, all in the Izzo era. Michigan State is 15-0 in the series. “We haven’t lost to them,” Izzo said, before emphatically adding, “Yet!”

Source: Detroit News

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After a split weekend the Michigan State track & field team will return as one unit to compete at the 51st annual Hillsdale College Gina Relays. The meet stretches from Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 and all competition will take place at the Ken Herrick Track which is located inside the Frank Waters Stadium on the campus of Hillsdale College.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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The No. 6-seed Michigan State women’s tennis team opens the postseason in the Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament against No.3-seed Northwestern on Friday, April 28, with the match set to begin at 3 p.m. The 2017 Big Ten Women’s Tennis Tournament will take place in Champaign, Ill.

Source: Women’s Tennis Set For Big Ten Tournament – Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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Cole Hahn, a 3-star kicker from Des Moines, Iowa, de-committed from Iowa and committed to Michigan State on Thursday morning. Hahn made the announcement on his Twitter page and said he would be on scholarship with the Spartans. Hahn did not have an initial scholarship offer from Iowa and never signed a National Letter of Intent, allowing him to switch commitments so late in the process.

Source: Land of 10

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Malik McDowell has the talent to be an early first-round NFL Draft pick.Of this, there is little to no debate. The former Michigan State defensive lineman possesses a rare combination of size, strength and speed that led to some eye-popping plays in his three seasons in East Lansing.

Source: MLive.com

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Malik McDowell isn’t sure what the flood of emotions will feel like when he hears name called sometime Thursday or Friday in the NFL draft. As for McDowell’s mother and some of his friends, well, they have an idea how he’s going to react. “Everybody thinks I’m going to cry,” McDowell said Wednesday during a visit to Shriner’s Hospital with fellow draft prospects. “I don’t know. I ain’t cried in a while. Might cry, might not. I don’t know.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

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In a season riddled with setbacks and injuries, head coach Tom Izzo learned to trust in a freshman class more often than not — something almost sacrilege for the Hall of Fame coach. Amid the season-ending injuries to Gavin Schilling and Ben Carter, Nick Ward evolved into one of the most overwhelming big men in the conference.

Source: The State News

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Tuesday night, it was Brandon McCoy heading to UNLV. Wednesday night, it was Mark Smith committing to Illinois. Before that, it was Blake Harris and Greg Elliott heading to Mizzou and Marquette, respectively. If those weren’t enough for you, the tea leaves aren’t looking too good when it comes to long time Spartan target Brian Bowen ending up in Green, either.

Source: The Only Colors

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Mycah Pittman didn’t know Michigan State was interested until Spartans receiver coach Terrence Samuel traveled across the country armed with an impressive array of knowledge. When Samuel arrived at Calabasas (Calif.) High on Friday to check on Pittman, a 4-star receiver per 247Sports, and several other prospects, he left Pittman impressed by how much he knew. Namely, that the 6-foot sophomore had tied a state record with 380 receiving yards in a game last fall.

Source: Land of 10

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On a balmy August day inside Spartan Stadium, Malik McDowell delivered a blustery declaration. He did not plan to leave Michigan State early even if he was projected to be a top-10 NFL Draft pick. “If I’m not top three,” he said that afternoon, “I don’t leave. … It’s one through three, that’s the only way I’m going.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

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A long-anticipated night game between the Michigan and Michigan State football teams may happen this year, according to a report from the Detroit Free Press.When asked about the possibility of MSU’s visit to Ann Arbor this year being one of the two possible games U-M plays at night, U-M athletic director Warde Manuel had a simple answer.”Could be,” Manuel said.

Source:MLive.com

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Michigan State baseball erupted for a seven-run eighth inning and went on to beat Toledo, 11-1, Wednesday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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CMU’s Erika Underwood delivered a grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning to give her team a 6-2 walkoff win over Michigan State on Wednesday afternoon.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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Twelve Big Ten games are left on Michigan State’s schedule, including a few out of conference games. This team would have to win at least nine of those to put themselves back in contention. Along with making it further in the B1G Tournament.For now the Spartans plan to focus on their next opponent — Toledo.

Source: Spartan Baseball Series Preview: Toledo – The Only Colors

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As a whole, Michigan State’s draft prospect pool is not as deep as past years. It does, however, feature one of the most individually talented players of the Mark Dantonio era in defensive lineman Malik McDowell. The Only Draft Expert, Mark Niemi, took a look at the talented former Spartan and where he projects to be taken in the coming days.

Source: The Only Colors

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After a three-match weekend, falling to two Big Ten opponents but defeating UIC to round out the regular season the Michigan State men’s tennis team is turning its attention to the upcoming Big Ten Tournament that stretches from Thursday April 27 to Sunday April 30.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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