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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Coming off a loss to Arizona in its season opener on Friday, Michigan State slipped one spot in this week's AP poll. The Spartans are ranked No. 13 nationally with a date against No. 2 Kentucky coming Tuesday in New York City (7 p.m., TV: ESPN). Arizona held steady at No. 10 the first regular-season poll with the win over MSU.
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Women's Basketball freep.com —  Michigan State is the first team among “others receiving votes,” giving the Spartans the unofficial No. 26 ranking.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Wisconsin was the top Big Ten team at 9, followed by Indiana at 11. MSU was No. 9 in the preseason coaches poll, though that balloting largely was done before it was revealed that center Gavin Schilling needed knee surgery.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State landed at No. 9 in the preseason USA Today coaches poll, released Thursday. The Spartans are the top-ranked team in the Big Ten, sitting just above No. 10 Wisconsin. No. 12 Indiana, No. 15 Purdue and No. 21 Maryland follow, while Ohio State and Michigan received votes. The top five, in order, includes Duke, Kansas, Villanova, Kentucky and Oregon.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Denzel Valentine and fellow Michigan State graduates Bryn Forbes and Matt Costello are gone. So, too, is one-and-done center Deyonta Davis. The expectations aren't. Michigan State, a No. 2 seed in last season's NCAA tournament, is ranked No. 10 in the ESPN.com preseason top 25, released on Thursday.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  Two straight losses is enough for Michigan State to be unranked this week. The Michigan State Spartans have fallen all the way out of the Coaches Top 25 Poll.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Spartans back in the preseason top 10. College basketball season is getting dangerously close, which means a steady stream of preseason accolades and predictions, including CBS Sports’ initial Top 25.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  With hockey season right around the corner, the Big Ten conference announced their preseason coaches' poll, according to a press release. Of the six teams in the conference, MSU came in at sixth after a 10-23-4 record last season.
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Football theonlycolors.com —  After Saturday’s debilitating loss, the Michigan State Spartans are falling down the polls. They find themselves outside the top 15 in both major polls, including the Amway Coaches' Top 25 Poll. MSU came in at No, 16 in that poll, down eight spots from their No. 8 ranking last week.
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Football landof10.com —  The perception Associated Press Top 25 voters have of Michigan State is drawing closer to that of the coaches. The Spartans remained at No. 8 in the USA Today Coaches poll following a 36-28 road win over formerly ranked Notre Dame on Saturday. But Michigan State moved forward to No. 8 in the AP poll, thanks in large part to Texas, which fell to No. 21 after a loss to Cal. The Spartans had been No. 12 in each previous poll.
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Football landof10.com —  After its bye in week two, Michigan State has stayed put at No. 8 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and No. 12 in the Associated Press Top 25, both released Sunday. The Spartans came in at No. 11 in the preseason Coaches Poll and moved up to No. 8 after beating Furman 28-13 in the season opener. They have been ranked No. 12 in the AP Top 25 for the first three weeks.
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Football freep.com —  MSU checks in at No. 8, up three spots, on the USA TODAY coaches' poll that was unveiled today. Oklahoma (13th), Notre Dame (21st) and LSU (22nd) fell out of the Top 10 after losing their season openers, while Tennessee (14th) fell four spots after holding off Appalachian State in overtime.
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Volleyball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State has been selected seventh in the Big Ten’s pre-season volleyball poll, as announced by the Conference office on Tuesday morning. In addition, Chloe Reinig has been voted a preseason All-Big Ten selection in the survey of Big Ten coaches. The Spartans were one of nine teams from the Big Ten in the AVCA pre-season national poll or receiving votes, sitting just outside the top 25 as the second team receiving votes.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State, which won the 2015 Big Ten Championship and reached the College Football Playoff last season, enters the 10th season of the head coach Mark Dantonio era in 2016 ranked No. 12 in the Associated Press Preseason Poll, released on Sunday.
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Football spartanavenue.com —  Riley Bullough. Jon Reschke. Ed Davis. Andrew Dowell. Chris Frey. Those give guys make up the fourth-best linebacking unit in the entire country, according to Athlon Sports. Michigan State Football boasts one of the best defenses in the country and it starts with the linebackers.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State, which won the 2015 Big Ten Championship and reached the College Football Playoff last season, enters the 10th season of the head coach Mark Dantonio era in 2016 ranked No. 11 in the Preseason Amway Coaches Poll, released on Thursday. The Spartans closed last season with a 12-2 record and finished ranked among the nation’s top 10 for the third year in a row in 2015 (No. 3 in 2013, No. 5 in 2014, No. 6 in 2015).
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Football btn.com —  Lots of talent in East Lansing. Senior Riley Bullough will be one of the Big Ten’s best. He is Mr. Spartan, a true leader and Michigan State legacy who bleeds Green and White. Senior Ed Davis is expected to be back for a sixth season after a knee injury KO’d him in 2015. Sophomore Andrew Dowell teems with potential and could be a future star. Junior Jon Reschke is starting-caliber, along with fellow juniors Chris Frey and Shane Jones.
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Football mlive.com —  How did a Big Ten title and an appearance in the College Football Playoff affect Mark Dantonio's ranking among college football coaches? That depends on who's doing the rankings. The Sporting News and Athlon Sports both released their annual rankings of Division 1 head coaches on Tuesday, and both included the ninth-year Spartans coach in their top five.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State lost more than most in the eight weeks since the end of the college basketball season -- including a likely lottery pick in Deyonta Davis, two transfers in Marvin Clark and Javon Bess, plus three senior starters who were the team's three leading scorers. But the Spartans are still trending as a likely top 10 team entering 2016-17.
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Football mlive.com —  With spring football over, Michigan State's place in the preseason polls is becoming a consensus. Michigan State is ranked No. 13 in the most recent Athlon Sports college football Top 25, released on Monday.

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