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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State moved up a notch in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings released Tuesday night on the strength of its 45-3 win over Rutgers and Mississippi's fall from No. 8 last week after it lost to Arkansas.
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Women's Basketball detroitnews.com —  The Michigan State women's basketball team dropped one spot to No. 16 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday, following a 1-1 week that included a loss to the nation's new No. 2 team.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State (2-1) dropped one spot for the second consecutive week after falling to Duke, 81-71, Tuesday in Indianapolis. The Spartans rebounded to beat Loyola Chicago, 87-52 Friday night at home.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State moved up from No. 12 to No. 11 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings released Tuesday night on ESPN2.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Kentucky remains No. 1 in the first Associated Press regular-season men's basketball poll released today. Michigan State fell one spot, to No. 19, after struggling against Navy in its season opener. Michigan stayed No. 24.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State got back on the horse with a victory Saturday night at Maryland, and as a result, moved back into the AP Top 25 top 10. The Spartans (8-2) jumped two spots from No. 12 to No. 10 after a 37-15 win at Maryland. MSU is still behind Big Ten East leader Ohio State, who rose one spot to No. 7.
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Football mlive.com —  Michigan State fell from No. 8 to No. 12 in the College Football Playoff rankings released by ESPN on Tuesday night. The Spartans (7-2, 4-1 Big Ten) lost to Ohio State (8-1, 5-0) by a 49-37 count on Saturday night at Spartan Stadium in what appeared to be an elimination game of sorts.
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Football mlive.com —  The Spartans stumbled five spots in the latest AP poll, down to No. 12. (Michigan State fell to No. 13 after losing to the Ducks in Week 2.) Ohio State jumped up to No. 8, and Nebraska sits at No. 11.
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State, idle this weekend, is seventh ahead of its Big Ten showdown with No. 13 Ohio State. In the Amway coaches' poll, meanwhile, the top five is the same as AP. Michigan State remained sixth.
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Football mlive.com —  The biggest game of Michigan State's season comes in less than a week, and at least in the eyes of Associated Press voters, the Spartans are in striking distance of a shot at the playoff top four. Michigan State, who did not play this week, moved up one spot to No. 7 in the latest AP Top 25, jumping in front of Notre Dame, but still sitting on the outside looking in with regard to the top four.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State came in at No. 18 in the preseason Associated Press poll released today. MSU also is ranked No. 18 in the USA TODAY preseason coaches poll. Kentucky is the AP preseason No. 1, while Wisconsin came in No. 3. Ohio State is ranked No. 20, Michigan is No. 23 and Nebraska No. 21.
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  MSU's rankings in both the coaches and AP poll remain the same after their 35-11 win Saturday against Michigan on Saturday. MSU is No. 8 in the AP poll and No. 5 in the coaches poll. After losing to LSU, Ole Miss dropped to No. 7 but MSU was not able to jump them in the A.P. Poll. The top five of that poll changed a little bit, with Mississippi State staying at the top spot followed by Florida State, Alabama, Auburn and Oregon rounding out the top five.
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Cross Country msuspartans.com —  For the first time in program history, the Michigan State women’s cross country team is ranked No. 1 in the NCAA Division I Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll, announced by the national office on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans were ranked No. 2 in the Week 4 coaches’ poll on Oct. 7 and overtook previous No. 1 Michigan after dominating the field in last Friday’s Wisconsin Invitational, finishing more than 100 points ahead of second-place Arkansas (87-191). Georgetown, Oregon, Michigan and Arkansas rounded out the top-five of this week’s poll. Michigan State also moved into the top spot in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Rankings. Discuss »
Football mlive.com —  There was plenty of movement in The Associated Press' top 10 this week. But Michigan State wasn't involved in any of it. The Spartans (6-1) stayed at No. 8 in this week's AP Top 25 after scoring a 56-17 win at Indiana on Saturday. MSU returns home next Saturday to take on rival Michigan (3:30 p.m., ABC).
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Football freep.com —  The Spartans are No. 5 after beating Indiana 56-14 on Saturday. Alabama (59-0 win vs. Texas A&M) leapfrogged them to place No. 4, while MSU moved ahead of Notre Dame (31-27 loss vs. No. 2 Florida State) and Baylor (41-27 loss vs. West Virginia).
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State was ranked No. 18 in the USA Today men's basketball coaches poll released on Thursday afternoon. The Spartans opened last season No. 2 in the polls before a win over then-top ranked Kentucky led Michigan State to a three-week stint ranked No. 1, the longest streak of its kind in school history.
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Women's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Prior to Big Ten Basketball Media Day held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency in Rosemont, Ill., the conference released the Preseason Coaches and Media Polls, in addition to the five-member preseason All-Big Ten team. Michigan State women's basketball was selected second in both polls, while redshirt sophomore guard Aerial Powers was a preseason All-Big Ten selection by the coaches. Discuss »
Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Three starters may be gone, but the expectations are hardly going down for the 2014-15 Michigan State basketball team. The Spartans were selected to finish No. 2 in the conference in the Big Ten preseason media poll, released Thursday morning ahead of the conference's annual media day.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  The Spartans were picked third in a poll of 27 writers who cover the conference's 14 teams. The balloting was conducted by Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch, and Detroit Free Press U-M beat writer Mark Snyder and MSU beat writer Joe Rexrode participated.
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Football statenews.com —  MSU football remained No. 8 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll and moved up two spots to No. 6 in Amway Coaches Poll after beating Purdue, 45-31, on Saturday.
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