Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  Michigan State (10-9) heads back out on the road this weekend to face Nebraska (7-7) on Friday at 4 p.m. ET and No. 54 Iowa (9-4) on Sunday at 12 p.m. ET. "Whenever you play a Big Ten team on the road, you're going to get their best shot," head coach Gene Orlando said. "This time of year, it comes down to having the right mindset."
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The Spartans haven't tipped off later than 9 p.m. all season. To prepare for the late timeslot, Michigan State held a late-night practice on its last full day in East Lansing. Izzo said he's not overly concerned about the tipoff time given that both teams have to prepare for it. His biggest worry is what his players will do with a full day to kill leading up to their biggest game of the season.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State has offered one of the top prospects in Ohio and the nation, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy junior Prince Sammons, a nearly 6-foot-7, 280-pound defensive end and offensive tackle who is being recruited by the country's powers. Area recruiter Harlon Barnett and head coach Mark Dantonio broke the news to Sammons and his head coach, Eric Taylor.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Free Press sports writer Joe Rexrode scouts Friday night's East Regional semifinal game between No. 7 seed MSU and No. 3 seed Oklahoma
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Men's Basketball washingtonpost.com —  Under Coach Tom Izzo, Michigan State has made 18 straight NCAA tournaments and is in the round of 16 for the 13th time, this year improving to a combined 27-5 in the first weekend of the event with wins over Georgia and Virginia. While discussing the latest success story, toppling the No. 2 seed Cavaliers last Sunday, Izzo credited a last-minute strategic change prompted by the Spartans’ secret weapon: the Michigan State film team.
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Softball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State opens its home schedule this weekend, hosting Big Ten rival Penn State in a three- game series. The Spartans trail the all-time series against the Nittany Lions by a 23-28 margin, but own a 14-15 record in games played in East Lansing. In last year's meeting, PSU swept the three-game series at Secchia.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Oklahoma enters Friday's game against Michigan State as the highest seed still playing in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament. However, the Sooners are not the favorite. Most betting lines have No. 7 Michigan State picked to not only beat No. 3 Oklahoma, but to win the region, which also includes No. 4 Louisville and No. 8 N.C. State.
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Men's Basketball spartannation.com —  zzo said, “We’re excited to be here. It’s been a different Michigan State year. That doesn’t mean a negative. It’s just not maybe the same kind of team we’ve been. I think a little less in talent, a little less in maybe the physicality of our team, but we’ve really grown as a team, and we’ve done the ultimate. That we play as good of a team defense, meaning everyone helping each other.”
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "I think the one thing he told me this year that I've stuck to and I've really pushed on Branden Dawson and Travis Trice is that your seniors, especially in football where you have more of them, but your juniors and seniors in basketball have to play well to have special seasons, and the better our juniors and seniors have played, the better our season has gone. I think that was the best advice he gave me.''
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "Each game we've got new challenges," Izzo said Thursday in Syracuse, New York. "Georgia presented one challenge, Virginia was another, but this is kind of the polar opposite. We guarded for 34 seconds, and I think this game, the shot clock isn't even going to be used much."
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Men's Basketball youtube.com —  In this episode of Team Confidential, the Spartans get an emotional win over Virginia to reach the Sweet Sixteen.


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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  For all the talk about Oklahoma's uptempo offense, the Sooners will tell you the reason they're still in the NCAA basketball tournament is defense. No. 3 seed Oklahoma (24-10) plays No. 7 seed Michigan State (25-11) at approximately 10:07 p.m. Friday in a Sweet 16 game in the East Regional at the Carrier Dome.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Ten members of the Michigan State wrestling team have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, the conference announced this week. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten consideration, student-athletes must earn a varsity letter, be in at least their second academic year at a Big Ten institution and carry a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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Football youtube.com —  Jack Allen, Shilique Calhoun, Darien Harris and Connor Cook talk about the first day of spring practice.


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Women's Tennis msuspartans.com —  The No. 37 Spartans conclude their home schedule this weekend as they host No. 66 Illinois on Saturday at noon and No. 27 Northwestern at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The Spartans come into the weekend at 15-2 and 4-0 in the Big Ten. MSU is 11-1 at home this season, including wins over Wisconsin and Minnesota last weekend. Michigan State is 3-0 when both teams are ranked.
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Football rantsports.com —  In 2014, the Michigan State Spartans finished 11-2, losing to Ohio State and Oregon. As good as the Spartans were, the best opponent they defeated during the regular season was Nebraska. With several big departures, here are five questions for Michigan State football during 2015 spring practice.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  He did it again. Tom Izzo worked his march magic and took a team of what was supposed to be all role players – a team that had been struggling to win the “big one” all throughout the year – and exceeded expectations by advancing to the Sweet 16. For those who follow college basketball, it should hardly come as any surprise that an Izzo coached team is peaking in March. What makes this run so impressive, however, is the fact that just a few short weeks ago, many were questioning whether the Spartans would make the tournament at all.
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Gymnastics onlyfans.cstv.com —  Senior Spartan gymnast Alina Cartwright is no exception to the wave of highs and lows. In her career, Cartwright has had highs elevating her to the top of the Big Ten, earning All-Conference honors in 2014, while lows that nearly took her out of the sport completely.
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  The Michigan State Spartans’ basketball team is a day away from continuing their magical run for back to back Elite Eight’s. Next in line for the Spartans is the No. 3 seed in the East Region, the Oklahoma Sooners. Michigan State will take on the Sooners at the Syracuse Carrier Dome in the late game on Friday night so let’s take a look at the Spartans opponent and provide a prediction as well.
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