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Women's Basketball detroitnews.com —  South Carolina remained at No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the fourth straight week after a 62-point win in its lone game, while Michigan State moved up one spot to No. 18.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State is ranked No. 25 in this week's Associated Press college basketball poll, following Sunday night's 87-61 win over Oakland. MSU returns to the Top 25 after a one-week absence.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The final pre-bowl AP Top 25 poll is out, and Michigan State will enter the postseason ranked as the country's top two-loss club. Michigan State (10-2) remained at No. 7 in this week's AP Top 25, and the only teams in front of the Spartans are clubs with either one loss or none at all.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Michigan State rose one spot to 19 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday.
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Football freep.com —  Now Michigan State plays the waiting game. The Spartans rank No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches' Poll this week after beating Penn State 34-10 to finish the regular season at 10-2.
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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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