Michigan State football isn’t done adding to next season’s roster yet. And Mel Tucker again went into the transfer portal, landing a player from his old boss, Nick Saban. Defensive back Ronald Williams announced via Twitter on Tuesday he committed to the Spartans. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound native of Ferriday, Louisiana, is MSU’s 15th scholarship addition from the portal in the offseason, along with one nonscholarship transfer.
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The Michigan State women’s golf team shot a 4-over-par 292 on Monday in the opening round of the NCAA Louisville Regional. The Spartans are in third place, one shot behind second-place UCLA and six strokes behind the leader, Florida State. Host Louisville is in fourth place at 5-over-par 293, while South Carolina is in fifth place after a 7-over-par 295 at the University of Louisville Golf Club.
Amid all the hand-wringing about Michigan State’s point guard picture, its center shuffle, and the struggles of key players like Rocket Watts and Joey Hauser, there was Malik Hall. Just quietly doing his job. It got to the point where Tom Izzo was regularly pointing out Hall’s consistency.
A seven-run fifth inning, combined with the pitching from Sam Benschoter and a solid offense output boosted Michigan State baseball to a 10-2 win over Michigan Sunday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field in the series finale of the three-game weekend series.
Wisconsin got an early lead and then held on for a 3-0 Sunday victory over Michigan State, splitting the weekend series 2-2. The Badgers are now 17-19 on the season, while the Spartans fall to 12-22.
MSU track & field completed the regular season with solid performances at the Len Paddock Open at the U-M Track and Field Stadium
Michigan State was topped by Michigan, 3-1, Saturday afternoon in Big Ten Conference baseball action at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.
Michigan State split a doubleheader with visiting Wisconsin on Saturday at Secchia Stadium, falling 4-2 in eight innings in game one before rebounding with a 2-1 win in the nightcap.
The Michigan State women’s golf team will begin play in the 2021 NCAA Louisville Regional on Monday. The three-day, 54-hole event will be played at the par-72 Louisville Golf Club in Simpsonville, Kentucky.
The Hilltoppers have had just one winning season since 2017. Western Kentucky also comes into this matchup after games against Army and Indiana (with a bye week between those two opponents). While the roster has more talent than Youngstown State, this is another game that is the definition of a buy game opponent and one the Spartans will need to handle to have a shot at bowl season.
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Michigan State’s men’s basketball team rising redshirt senior Joey Hauser was selected to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Men’s Basketball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday afternoon.
Michigan State senior sprinter Brooke Bogan finished the 200s meter dash with a personal record of 24.27 seconds at the 2019 Outdoor Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Iowa. Not only did Bogan post her best time, but she did it under pretty interesting circumstances: running in a protective boot.
Michigan State football has announced updates to its future nonconference schedules. MSU will host Louisiana on Sept. 14, 2024, in Spartan Stadium for the first-ever meeting between the two schools. The Spartans previously announced nonconference games against Florida Atlantic (Aug. 31 in East Lansing) and Boston College (Sept. 21 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts) for the 2024 season.
It has been 496 days since Brian Lewerke last took a snap under center for the Michigan State Spartans. It has been even longer, 2,099 days, since he started his first fall camp as a freshman in East Lansing, though he would redshirt that season and play on the scout team while the Spartans went on to their third Big Ten title under then head coach Mark Dantonio, and earned a spot in the College Football Playoff.
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Broscious is listed as the No. 13 player in Arizona and No. 43 guard overall in the 2022 class by 247Sports Composite rankings. He helped Desert Edge to an 8-1 record last season and was named first-team all-state. “As a player, I go into a game feeling like I’m the only one that could win the game for my team but then play as a team,” he said. “I feel like I need to be the meanest person out there. I need to have no remorse for anybody on the other team.”
Michigan’s Lexie Blair led off the ninth inning with a solo homer to right field, the deciding shot in a 1-0 win for the Wolverines over Michigan State at Secchia Stadium on Wednesday.
As spring practice concludes, the Michigan State program will continue to build a new identity under Mel Tucker, and hopes to begin a new streak of Spartans in the NFL. In honor of that, let’s take a quick look at all the former Spartans currently listed on NFL rosters heading into summer camp.
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Pierre Brooks, Max Christie, and Jaden Akins make up one of the best recruiting classes in the country, and Michigan State is going to need all three to play big roles in 2021-22. In the final 247Sports rankings, all three Michigan State signees in 2021 moved into the top 60. This is the first time this happened as Brooks was in the 60-70 range for a while and Akins was No. 61 before his move to the No. 60 overall spot.
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