Men's Basketball statenews.com —  On senior night, Travis Trice sent quite the farewell to Spartan fans, leading MSU to a 72-66 victory over Purdue. Trice was electric, tying his season-high of 27 points. He and fellow Branden Dawson returned to the starting lineup but only Trice was able to finish the game. After hitting his head in the first half, Dawson went to the locker room and did not return back into the contest.

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Without Branden Dawson, Michigan State guts out critical win over Purdue MLive
With fouls, collisions and elbows to the head taking outs its players one-by-one, Michigan State pulled away in the second half and said goodbye to the Breslin Center Wednesday night with its guttiest performance of the season. The Spartans topped Purdue, 72-66, Wednesday night at the Breslin Center. The win moves them past the 20-win mark and into strong position to extend their NCAA tournament streak to 18 years.

Travis Trice stars on Senior Night Detroit Free Press
Branden Dawson knows all about senior night and injuries – as a freshman on the day of Draymond Green's Breslin Center finale in 2012, Dawson went down with a serious knee injury and the Spartans lost a huge lead to Ohio State and outright claim to the Big Ten title. Unfortunately for Dawson, his own senior night had a familiar feel, in a game that was actually more urgent.

Spartans take punch, survive against Boilermakers Detroit News
With one Michigan State senior in the locker room after taking a shot to the head, the other decided he need to do everything he could in his final game at the Breslin Center. And Travis Trice got quite a lot of help from a banged-up Denzel Valentine, to an inspired Matt Costello to former walk-on Colby Wollenman.


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Ice Hockey spreaker.com —  Jack and Dan Kilbridge talk MSU hockey with former Spartans and NHL player and current assistant coach, Kelly Miller.


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Women's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant and her Spartans were served a plate heaped with adversity this regular season, with injuries, illness and attrition, mostly things out of their control. But the Spartans are on the upswing at the right time and trying to take control as they head into the Big Ten Tournament. They are seeded No. 9 and face in-state rival Michigan, the No. 8 seed, on Thursday at the Sears Center Arena in suburban Chicago.
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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  After playing six of their last eight games away from home, the Spartans begin the final two weeks of the regular season by hosting Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday at Munn
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Gymnastics onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Spartans will return home on Friday, March 6 to face Arizona and Eastern Michigan on Senior Night. Competition will begin at 6 p.m. in Jenison Field House. Seniors Alina Cartwright, Ashley Noll and Ashley Stevenson will be honored upon the conclusion of the meet.
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Misc. freep.com —  The idea is to account for some of the costs an athletic scholarship doesn't cover -- one of several moves NCAA members are making amid lawsuits and increased scrutiny of a model that has made a millionaire of every major football coach while compensation for athletes stays the same. That's why the "cost of attendance" (COA) stipend was passed in January by the schools of the power five conferences (Big Ten, ACC, Big 12, SEC, Pac 12), and it was said at the time to mean about $2,000 to $4,000 per year more to each scholarship athlete. Schools will have their COA figures in time for Aug. 1, when the legislation goes into effect.
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Football usatoday.com —  USA TODAY Sports has assembled a talented team of prospects to chronicle their paths to the NFL draft. Today's entry is from Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes, a first-team All-Big Ten pick and Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist who could be the first cornerback selected.
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Football freep.com —  Michigan State football player Macgarrett Kings Jr. is in trouble with the law again. Kings, who will be a senior receiver in the fall, has been charged with drunken and disorderly conduct and obstructing, resisting, hindering or assaulting a police officer, according to East Lansing 54-B District Court documents. Both are misdemeanors punishable by up to 93 days in jail and $500 in fines.
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Men's Basketball btn.com —  The top four teams receive double-byes into next Friday’s quarterfinals at the United Center. Big Ten champ Wisconsin and Maryland have clinched double-byes, but who can claim the remaining two? Purdue can wrap up the third one with a win tonight at Michigan State.
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Men's Basketball collegebasketballtalk.nbcsports.com —  According to Bovada the Spartans have a 1 in 66 chance to win the NCAA tournament. Ties for 17th best odds. Kentucky has 1/1 odds. Wisconsin is the top Big Ten team at 9/1, followed by Ohio State at 50/1 and Maryland ties the Spartans at 66/1.
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Men's Basketball cbssports.com —  Matt Norlander of CBS Sports takes a look at college athletes who are also fathers. Branden Dawson features prominently.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Before we get to the questions, a Big Ten tournament seeding update: Iowa's win Tuesday at Indiana complicates the Spartans' pursuit of a double-bye. For those who don't know, this is the first year of the double-bye in the Big Ten, with Maryland and Rutgers making it a 14-team league and Wednesday games added to the tourney (No. 11 will play No. 14 and No. 12 will play No. 13 on that day).
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Softball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State makes its second consecutive trip to Florida, and fourth of the season, to play in the UCF Knights Invitational at the University of Central Florida. MSU is beginning it's 10-day spring break by playing Kent State, the host Knights, and a pair against Bradley.
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Football espn.go.com —  Tuesday's winter workout at Michigan State was an easy day for the coaching staff. Most of the Spartan assistants quietly stalked the outer edge of conditioning drills or watched with crossed arms as their players took over control. Two-thirds of the way through their version of the dreaded annual college football tradition of winter conditioning, Mark Dantonio and the rest of the Michigan State coaches like to hand the reins to the team's new leaders.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State baseball team heads to South Carolina for its annual spring break trip, playing eight different opponents over a 10-day stretch. The Spartans enter the weekend with a 3-6 overall record and kick off the trip with four games in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as part of the Coastal Carolina Invitational. On Friday, MSU takes on Toledo at 11 a.m. before a Saturday doubleheader with Akron (11 a.m.) and UMBC (3 p.m.). The Spartans close out the weekend with a Sunday matinee vs. the host Chanticleers.
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Football mlive.com —  Some NFL general managers at the combine recently supposed that Michigan State's Connor Cook might have been the first quarterback taken in the upcoming draft had he declared himself eligible. Meanwhile, holed up in a meeting room inside the Duffy Daugherty Football Building, Cook was watching last season's video clips and cursing himself.
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Football statenews.com —  Everyone that follows the MSU football team closely certainly knows the last name Bullough but there is another family rapidly spreading roots in East Lansing, the Allen family.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Everything you need to know for the Spartans' 8 p.m. Wednesday tipoff against the Boilermakers.
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