Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  The story of the season to date has, of course, been injuries. All but one of MSU's top seven players have missed at least two games due to injury or illness, combining for 27 missed games over the team's 26 games. I forget exactly where we are on the number of starting lineups Tom Izzo has used, but it's in the double digits.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "In evaluating everything, I would say that it's time for a sense of urgency, more than it is a sense of panic," Izzo said Monday. "After watching the film, I came up with two things that stood out incredibly well. We did not play with a sense of urgency from the opening tip, losing that. The first play, missing a three and letting them get going."
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Track & Field msuspartans.com —  Michigan State track & field’s Rachele Schulist and Tori Franklin were named Big Ten Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday, Feb. 17. Schulist was awarded Co-Track Athlete of the Week, while Franklin earned her second-straight Field Athlete of the Week recognition.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State basketball senior guard Keith Appling has been named a finalist for the 2014 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award, as announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday, Feb. 17. He is one of 23 final candidates up for the award that will be presented on Championship Monday as part of the NCAA Final Four weekend.
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Women's Golf msuspartans.com —  The weather conditions were perfect for golf on Monday at Lakewood Ranch for the Central District Invitational - and the results showed. Host Michigan State shot the lowest round in school history with a 10-under-par 278 in the second round and is currently in third place overall in the 14-team field with a 10-under 566 (288-278). Senior Allyssa Ferrell led the charge in the afternoon for MSU with a 5-under 67, matching the lowest individual round by a Spartan in the history of the program.
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Women's Basketball statenews.com —  With just four games remaining in the regular season, it’s unquestionably “crunch time” for the No. 23 women’s basketball team. But during her weekly press conference on Monday, head coach Suzy Merchant used a different term — “February fight.”
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  Gary Harris hasn’t been himself for the last six games. During that time, the sophomore guard has been in a slump, in which he’s scored in single digits against two of the top teams in the Big Ten. “I’m going to keep shooting regardless of it,” Harris said. “I’m not worried about it. You get in a little rhythm here. You just have a short memory and keep playing.”
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "The most important thing is that this is outside of the academic year, after finals are over," Hollis said Monday night on the Tom Izzo radio show. "It's a chance for student-athletes to be part of some of the special things that are in three of the biggest cities in the country. "Not only will they be playing basketball, but they'll be doing some cultural, educational things. And sharing a few meals together, one hosted by Magic Johnson."
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will, Gus, And Tom Recap The Games Against Northwestern And Nebraska. They Also Preview The Games Against Purdue And Michigan. Athletic Director Mark Hollis Calls In To Talk About Future Basketball Events.
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Football mlive.com —  The trip to the College All Star Bowl in Greenville, S.C., was a huge opportunity. I arrived at the team hotel last Tuesday, noticing all the NFL scouts wearing their respective team apparel as I checked in. I was ready for a business trip, and that's exactly what it was. The second I got there the NFL scouts took my weight, height, arm length, wingspan and hand length. They take notice of every detail of your body.
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Men's Basketball cdn.stationcaster.com —  Dane Fife joins Doctor and Bentley to talk about Sunday's loss to Nebraska and what the Spartans need to do moving forward.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Is it Sunday yet? Because, really, that's what the regular season boils down to for the Michigan State basketball team. Beat the Wolverines in Sunday's high noon shootout, and the Spartans are in the driver's seat to win the Big Ten regular season. Lose, and ... let's just say things will get ugly.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  If you had a conversation with Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris today, you wouldn't know if he was shooting 90 percent or 20 percent. He's not the type of guy to show struggle on his face. That makes getting a read on Harris -- who's currently struggling on the court -- tough, even for Tom Izzo.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State sophomore goaltender Jake Hildebrand has been named the Big Ten Third Star of the Week, it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Hildebrand recorded 53 saves and posted a .946 save percentage to help the Spartans claim five of six points from Penn State last weekend.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Data from SeatGeek.com shows Sunday's game between the No. 13 Spartans and No. 20 Wolverines has an average ticket price of $269, making it the most in-demand MSU-Michigan game since at least 2009. The average ticket price for a U-M home game this season is $61, by comparison.
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Football freep.com —  NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said on a teleconference today that cornerback Darqueze Dennard is his 'favorite corner in the draft' and, like most other analysts at this point, Mayock expects to see the Thorpe Award winner go in the first round. 'I'd like to see him run well,' Mayock said of what Dennard can show in Indianapolis.
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Swimming & Diving msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women’s swimming and diving team are set to take on conference foes at the 2014 Big Ten Championships this week. Held at the University Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minn., the meet is hosted by back-to-back defending Big Ten champions, the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Competition will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 19 through Saturday, Feb. 22, with prelims at 11 a.m., diving at 1 p.m. and finals slated for 6:30 p.m. A broadcast of the meet will air on the Big Ten Network on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Head coach Tom Anastos met with the media on Tuesday at his weekly press conference to review last weekend's series at Penn State and also preview the upcoming games at Wisconsin. The Spartans will travel to Madison to take on the Badgers on Friday (9 p.m. ET, BTN) and Saturday (5 p.m. ET, ESPNU).
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Women's Golf msuspartans.com —  A day after tying MSU's single-round record, senior Allyssa Ferrell established the best 54-hole score in school history with a 9-under-par 207 (71-67-69) and tied for first place as the Central District Invitational concluded Tuesday at the Cypress Links Course at Lakewood Ranch.
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