Men's Basketball freep.com —  Lacey has become close with the MSU men's basketball team, particularly senior forward Adreian Payne. Payne attended the fund-raiser Monday and enjoyed watching Lacey have fun and try her hand at serving food.
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Women's Basketball statenews.com —  With the Big Ten Tournament over, the No. 20 women’s basketball team awaits its next challenge - Selection Monday. According to head coach Suzy Merchant, the outcome of the selection show could play a huge role in the outcome of MSU’s season.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  MSU hockey will wrap up its regular season this weekend in its final two-game home series before the Big Ten Tournament against No. 5 Wisconsin.Wisconsin (21-9-2 overall, 12-5-1-0 Big Ten) swept MSU in its first series just a few weeks ago, winning 5-2 the first night and 2-0 the following night.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  This weekend six seniors will skate for the last time at Munn Ice Arena. This class (for the 4 year players) has compiled a record of 58-86-18 in their time at Michigan State and only saw the NCAA tournament once. For a program like Michigan State this is definitely a disappointing span of time and this class will probably not be remembered by fans for their impact on the program. While the team record is below standards there are some amazing young men in this class, that are part of a transition from the Rick Comley era to the Tom Anastos era.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The Spartans need to cut down on turnovers, a recent issue, and their fouling, a season-long battle. They need to communicate better on defense and be more decisive on offense. Often, in games and practices, it appears they mostly need Appling to be Appling again.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State is 3-0 against Northwestern in the Big Ten tournament, including 2-0 in the quarterfinals. They haven't met in the conference tournament since 2007. The Spartans and Wildcats met twice during the regular season this year. MSU won both by double digits.
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Football mlive.com —  Outgoing Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell took his final drops as a Spartan on Tuesday afternoon, playing pitch and catch with receiver Bennie Fowler before an audience for what was likely the final time. There was a nostalgic value to the moment at Pro Day, to fifth-year seniors on the verge of departing the collegiate game, and the intellectual Maxwell could sense it.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State baseball team will travel to familiar territory this weekend as it returns to Greenville, S.C., for the seventh consecutive season. The Spartans will take on Harvard in the Greenville Drive First Pitch Invitational in a three-game series that will begin Saturday.
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Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State men's tennis team (6-7, 0-1 Big Ten) concludes its non-conference portion of its schedule Saturday when it travels to Louisville, Ky., to take on the 32nd-ranked Louisville Cardinals. Play is set to begin at 12 p.m. at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.
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Track & Field msuspartans.com —  Antonio James broke his own school record and Keith Schneider set a new NCAA meet record on the first day of competition at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on the campus of University of New Mexico.
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Football freep.com —  Matt Cassel’s is the story to emulate — from college backup to NFL starter — but Andrew Maxwell has more than workouts and testimonials to present to pro scouts. “The good news is that I have 14 games on tape,” Maxwell, the former Michigan State quarterback and NFL hopeful, said Tuesday at MSU’s pro day. “So it’s not like this one workout or one workout some other time is all teams know about me or all teams have seen. I’ve got 14 games on tape, and I think it’s good tape.”
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The team that played that day against MSU is not the team that will take on the Spartans in the most TV-friendly day of Big Ten semifinals possible. And that’s why Izzo answered this way Friday night, in an empty locker room, when it was mentioned that his team will take on the Badgers with a full roster.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  The Spartans seek vengeance for their loss to the Badgers this season, in a renewal of one of the Big Ten's fiercest rivalries.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  If Tom Izzo, history and the people in Las Vegas are right about this one, Michigan State and Wisconsin should be tied at 55 with a few seconds remaining this afternoon in the Big Ten tournament semifinal.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding the Michigan State basketball team is that it doesn't like to play up-tempo. Plodding, 50-point Big Ten games are often cited as evidence, but that's simply not Michigan State's style. Coach Tom Izzo wants to run, and in Thursday's second round of the NCAA Tournament, he might have found a willing partner.
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Ice Hockey spartansportsnetwork.com —  Scott, Woody, And Coach Recap The Wisconsin Series, And Preview The Big Ten Tournament. Guests Include Seniors Greg Wolfe, Jake Chelios, And Lee Reimer. Also Tom's Wife Lisa Anastos Stops By For Give And Take.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The 86-year-old retired coach, who won MSU's first national championship with Magic Johnson and Greg Kelser in 1979 and fought to make sure Izzo replaced him in 1995, will be in Spokane Arena on Thursday to watch East Region No. 4 seed MSU (26-8) take on No. 13 seed Delaware (25-9) to open the NCAA tournament.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  They've played games in 19 states and two continents. But one place Appling and Payne haven't been is where just about every senior has been with Michigan State's basketball program in recent memory: The Final Four.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Delaware coach Monte Ross likes the concept of wearing the Cinderella slipper as much as any coach of a No. 13 seed in the NCAA tournament, and he's proud to have a Blue Hens team that features three players averaging more than 18 points. But Ross is a realist. He has real concerns about the bigger, stronger, deeper and more celebrated No. 4-seeded Michigan State team (26-8) that Delaware (25-9) will open the NCAA tournament against at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (TV: TNT) at Veterans Memorial Arena.
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