Search results for 2012, preview, rankings

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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Women's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  The second-best Big Ten start in program history has helped the Michigan State women's basketball team find its way back into the national rankings.
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Men's Basketball  —  After only their second loss of the season the Spartans dropped from 3 to 7. The loss was to that other team, which is now ranked 10, jumping up from 21. Wisconsin is 14 and the Spartan's Tuesday opponent, Iowa, is 15.
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Men's Basketball db.lsj.com —  Michigan State moved up a spot to No. 3 in this week’s Associated Press poll. Arizona and Syracuse remained No. 1 and 2, while Villanova and Wichita State round out the top five.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  After overtime wins against then-No. 3 Ohio State (15-2, 2-2) this past Tuesday and unranked Minnesota (13-4, 2-2), Michigan State basketball has risen from No. 5 to No. 4 in the Associated Press poll.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  After posting a 194.150, the highest score in a season opener since 2007, the Michigan State gymnastics team broke into the first GymInfo ranking of the 2014 season on Monday. The Spartans kick off the season ranked No. 25 in the nation. It marks the first time that Michigan State has been ranked in the top-25 since March 22, 2010.
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