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Football detroitnews.com —  The rankings are the cumulative results of five ESPN college football experts grading programs on five categories. The experts are Travis Haney, Brad Edwards, Brock Huard, Tom Luginbill and Mark Schlabach. The Future Power Rankings attempt to determine the most successful programs for the next three seasons. The top three in this edition are Alabama, Florida State and Ohio State.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  There’s still a ways to go in the Class of 2015 recruiting, but according to one recruiting site Michigan State is off to a good start. Scout.com ranked Michigan State’s 2015 class the seventh-best in the country in its first edition of the class rankings. That ranking is helped by Deyonta Davis, who has shot up individual ranking lists since he first committed to the Spartans back in December, plus the commitment of Kyle Ahrens earlier this month.
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Football mlive.com —  CBSsports.com national college football writer Dennis Dodd has weighed in with his "post-spring Top 25,'' but unlike ESPN.com's recent rankings, Michigan State is not the top-rated team out of the Big Ten. Dodd, who is based in Kansas City, has Ohio State No. 2 and the Spartans No. 7, with Wisconsin ranked next among the Big Ten teams, coming in at No. 15 on his "Post-spring Top 25.''
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Football mlive.com —  ESPN.com unveiled its "Post-Spring Way-Too-Early Top 25" on Monday, and the Spartans were the highest ranked of the six teams Big Ten teams ranked. Michigan State came in at No. 6, Ohio State is No. 7, Wisconsin No. 15, Iowa No. 18, Nebraska No. 24 and Michigan is No. 25.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NBA draft came and went Sunday night, and rosters for the 2014-15 college basketball season are starting to take shape. How does Michigan State’s stack up? Given the fact that they’re losing three starters, better than one might think. Two early top 25 lists released this week both feature Michigan State in the top 20: ESPN.com has the Spartans pegged No. 18 and USA Today has them at No. 19.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The basketball at the NCAA tournament championship game at AT&T Stadium in North Texas had finishing bouncing only seconds before CBSsports unleashed its "Ridiculously Early" preseason Top 25 team. ESPN.com was ready to hit the button, too. Michigan State is still considered a Top 25 program by both major Internet sports sites, but the Spartans aren't expected to be the class of the Big Ten. Discuss »
Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The tangible benefits of Michigan State's three straight wins to take the Big Ten tournament title had a short shelf life, quickly overcome by bracket buzz. But the Spartans (26-8) received one final shout out for their domination in Indianapolis when they jumped 11 spots in The Associated Press' final Top 25 poll of the 2013-2014 college basketball season.
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Women's Basketball db.lsj.com —  A share of the Big Ten championship and a five-game winning streak to end the regular season helped Michigan State jump two spots in the rankings. The Spartan women’s basketball team is ranked a season-high No. 19 in this week’s Associated Press poll. MSU hasn’t been as high as 19 in the AP poll since the second week of the regular season.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Florida, Wichita State and Arizona are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week. Michigan moved up four spots, to No. 12, while Michigan State fell four, to No. 22.
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Women's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State moved up two spots in this week’s Associated Press women’s basketball poll, checking in at No. 21. The Spartans (18-8, 10-3 Big Ten), who moved up from No. 23, won their only game last week, defeating Wisconsin in Madison, 76-66, to forge a tie for second-place in the Big Ten with Nebraska (20-5, 10-3), 1½ games behind first-place Penn State (21-5, 12-2).
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Florida is the new No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll, the Gators' first time on top of the rankings since they repeated as national champions in 2007.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Michigan State dropped to No. 13, while Michigan came in at No. 20. Michigan State is at No. 14 in the USA Today coaches poll, down four spots from last week. The Spartans and Wolverines are tied for first place in the Big Ten and meet at noon Sunday in Ann Arbor.
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Baseball msuspartans.com —  The Big Ten released its annual baseball preseason coaches' poll on Wednesday and the Spartans were selected to finish fourth. The conference coaches voted on the top six teams and also selected three players from their own squads to a Players to Watch list.
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Football freep.com —  So the first "way-too-early" top 25 college football rankings usually come out a few hours after the national championship game. But now we're almost a week removed from national signing day. Every team has added new talent to their rosters. Talent that, for the most part, isn't completely ready to contribute. Still, that doesn't stop ESPN's Mark Schlabach from posting another too early top 25.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Once the dust settled following a wild week -- where 16 of the basketball teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 lost -- both Michigan and Michigan State still found themselves ranked in the top 10 on Monday.
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