Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Joe Cox, Thomas Ebbing and Ryan Keller were named the Big Ten's First, Second and Third Stars of the week, respectively, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday. All three players recorded multiple points and registered their first goals of the season in the 6-4 victory over Clarkson on Dec. 14.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State hosts Eastern Michigan in a battle of contrasting strengths. The Spartans boast a great-shooting team, leading the nation in 3-point field-goal percentage and ranking 14th in field-goal percentage, while the Eagles rank 15th nationally in field-goal percentage defense. MSU and EMU are meeting for the third time in five seasons.
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Football mlive.com —  As Michigan State continues to hold an unsold allotment of tickets to the Cotton Bowl, athletic director Mark Hollis is calling for a re-evaluation of the process by which schools take on and distribute those tickets. That process, he said, has become "antiquated" as ticket selling has moved increasingly online and through third parties. "The allocation process hasn't matured with the technology," Hollis said.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio held his weekly press conference Tuesday inside the Izzo Family Media Center at the Spartan Stadium North End Zone Complex to preview the Cotton Bowl Classic matchup against No. 5 Baylor.



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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Going into the season Michigan State had quite a few holes to fill, but arguably none was bigger than the hole left gaping due to the departure of Adreian Payne. Attempting to fill that hole as best they can is the platoon of Matt Costello and Gavin Schilling.
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Football espn.go.com —  Michigan State lost several big stars on defense but was still a top contender to repeat as the Big Ten champ this season. The Spartans evolved on offense and scored enough points (43.1 per game) to finish the regular season with 10 wins.
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Football mlive.com —  Pat Narduzzi sidestepped the question when asked at Tuesday's Cotton Bowl press conference if he had been contacted by any other schools about coaching vacancies. "Really don't talk to anybody about it. We're focused on the Cotton Bowl and Baylor and our preparation for them,'' Narduzzi said at Spartan Stadium. "But things like that are going to happen at times, and you'll have opportunities like that with the success you have at Michigan State with the multiple 10, 11, 12-win seasons.

Narduzzi quiet on jobs, raring to take on Baylor Detroit Free Press
If you want to talk about the Baylor offense, Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi is more than willing -- he said today that the Spartans have to "right the ship" and finally get the better of an elite opponent in the Jan. 1 Cotton Bowl.

Narduzzi deflects job talk, focuses on MSU bowl game Detroit News
Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi said he's not focused on potential head coaching jobs, instead putting his work in on figuring out how to slow down a Baylor offense in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1.

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Football freep.com —  Three Michigan State players -- center Jack Allen, cornerback Trae Waynes and safety Kurtis Drummond -- today were named to the Associated Press All-America third team.
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Men's Soccer impact89fm.org —  Senior forward, Adam Montague, and senior midfielder, Fatai Alashe, begin their preparation for the MLS Combine, which takes place from January 6-8 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. On this episode of Corner Kick, hosted by Brooks Laimbeer, Adam and Fatai discuss how they are prepping for the MLS Combine and we look back on their favorite moments in the Green and White and who they will miss playing soccer with.
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Football sbnation.com —  The Bears and Spartans have more in common than you think. How they adjust to each other should decide the New Year's game.
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Football mlive.com —  Baylor produced eye-popping numbers on offense this season, but Michigan State is the more balanced team. That's the quick read on how the Bears and the Spartans compare in the national statistical rankings as they head to the Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium for their 12:30 p.m. Jan. 1 showdown.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Don't let the fact that Tom Izzo spent his Monday night playing Christmas carols on his accordion fool you. This is a busy and important time for the Michigan State basketball team and its head coach. Between finals week and Christmas, Michigan State is playing four games in nine days to finish up its non-conference slate. After dispatching Oakland, 87-61 Sunday, the Spartans move on to their toughest mid-major opponent of the non-conference slate, Eastern Michigan on Wednesday (9 p.m., BTN).
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Football mlive.com —  Atlanta made no bones about it, the game plan for the Falcons was to stop Pittsburgh running back Le'Veon Bell on Sunday. Bell failed to get what would have been an NFL record 200 yards from scrimmage for a fourth consecutive game, but he had 119 total yards and two rushing touchdowns to help the Steelers get the 27-20 victory.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  Coach Izzo plays his accordion while the players sing Jingle Bells. Plus a preview of the upcoming game against Eastern Michigan.

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Women's Basketball detroitnews.com —  South Carolina remained at No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the fourth straight week after a 62-point win in its lone game, while Michigan State moved up one spot to No. 18.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State finally got a full practice out of freshman Javon Bess today, for the first time since a broken bone was discovered in his right foot in late October. So Bess will be active when No. 25 MSU (7-3) hosts Eastern Michigan (8-1) at 9 p.m. Wednesday. But that was not Tom Izzo's main concern Monday. His main concern was Eastern Michigan.
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