Jenna Allen scored 27 points – including a big 3-pointer in the final minute – and Michigan State handed No. 3 Oregon its first loss of the season, 88-82 on Sunday.
Michigan State women’s basketball hosts No. 3 Oregon at the Breslin Center on Sunday, Dec. 9at 3 p.m. Sunday’s showdown will be nationally televised on ESPN2. The Spartans are 7-1 having won their last four games after a season-high 102 points in a 102-58 win at Oakland on Wednesday. Oregon brings a 7-0 record to East Lansing. Sunday is Toys for Tots Day as well as High School Day.
Suzy Merchant was honored and presented with the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon on Thursday at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.
Jenna Allen and Taryn McCutcheon combined for 35 points to rally Michigan State women’s basketball from an early deficit at Oakland, before erupting for a 19-0 run to lead the Spartans to a 102-58 victory for MSU Wednesday night at Oakland’s O’rena. Four Spartan starters posted double-figures as part of a season-high six different players netting double-digits on the way to MSU registering a season-high 102 points.
In its first true road game of the season, the Michigan State women’s basketball team will travel to Oakland on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. The Spartans started the season 6-1 for the second time in the last three seasons after having the same beginning to the 2016-17 season.
Coach Merchant discusses the team’s 6-1 start and more. Player Guest Jenna Allen.
Hockey squares off against the University of Michigan, Women’s Basketball travels to Cancun, Mexico to play in the Cancun Challenge, Sophomore Xavier Tillman and Junior Nick Ward discuss changes they made as they figure to get ready for Basketball season and Men’s Basketball defeats Rutgers.
Behind senior center Jenna Allen’s second double-double of the season, the Michigan State women’s basketball team cruised to a 91-45 win over Texas Southern Sunday at the Breslin Center.
Michigan State concludes its brief two-game homestand against Texas Southern on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. The Spartans improved to 5-1 with a dominating win over Virginia in the ACC/B1G Challenge on Nov. 28. MSU closes out the first month of the season with a 5-1 mark.
The freshmen trio of Kayla Belles, Nia Clouden and Tory Ozment all scored in double figures as the Michigan State women’s basketball team stopped Virginia, 91-66 in the ACC/B1G Challenge Wednesday at the Breslin Center.
Michigan State returns home after a pair of games at the Cancun Challenge, taking on Virginia in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. This is the 12th season of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Both the Spartans and the Cavaliers hold 5-6 records in the Challenge. Last season, MSU fell to Miami on the road, 67-57. This is MSU’s first Challenge game at home since losing to Louisville in 2015.
Behind career highs from freshmen Nia Clouden and Tory Ozment, the Michigan State women’s basketball closed out the Cancun Challenge with a dominating 75-51 win over Kennesaw State Friday night.
Despite being down double-digits several times, the Michigan State women’s basketball team showed fight, falling to No. 13 NC State, 78-74, in the opening game of the Cancun Challenge on Thursday. This is the 14th annual Cancun Challenge and the third time that the Spartans have played in it.
Michigan State hits the road for the first time this season, traveling to the Cancun Challenge. The Spartans will begin the tournament, taking on No. 13/15 NC State on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 6:30 p.m. MSU will then face Kennesaw State on Friday, Nov. 23 at 9 p.m.
Michigan State head women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant has been named the recipient of the 2018 ATHENA Leadership award, as announced by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce on Monday.
Redshirt-junior guard Shay Colley’s dominating all-around performance led Michigan State women’s basketball to an 84-68 win over Wright State at the Breslin Center on Sunday. Colley led all scorers with 21 points, nine assists, and eight rebounds, closing in on a triple-double. With the victory, the Spartans improved to 3-0 for the fourth-straight season. Wright State fell to 1-3 with the loss.
Michigan State concludes its three-game homestand to open the season, hosting Wright State on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. The Spartans have started the season 2-0 for the fourth-straight season. Last season, MSU earned wins in its first four games. The Spartan offense has come on strong in the first two games, outscoring their opponents, 87-61. Michigan State has also been strong on the boards with a +11.0 rebound margin.
Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant announced the signing of five National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, including Julia Ayrault (Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan/Grosse Pointe North), Cydni Dodd (Indianapolis, Indiana/Warren Central), Moira Joiner (Saginaw, Michigan/Heritage), Taiyier Parks (Cleveland, Ohio/North Royalton) and Alyza Winston (Muskegon, Michigan/ Muskegon). The class was ranked No. 6 by ESPNW Hoop Gurlz as of November 15.
For the second-straight game, five Spartans scored in double figures as the Michigan State women’s basketball team used a strong second half to stop East Tennessee State, 75-53, on Sunday at the Breslin Center. The Spartans out-scored the Bucs 43-24 in the final 20 minutes.