Indiana’s habitual late-season swoon — the Hoosiers are in the midst of a three-game losing streak— began with the Michigan State Spartans’ road win in Bloomington 10 days ago. Since that game, Indiana has lost two tough games at Rutgers and versus Michigan. Needless to say, the Hoosiers will enter this game desperate for a win, with Archie Miller coaching for his job, yet again.
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Michigan State had only two rushing touchdowns during the 2020 season and zero by its running backs. One came from tight end Tyler Hunt, a walk-on punter/kicker who switched positions in the offseason. Evan Morris, another walk-on punter/kicker, also moved to tight end.
Michigan State’s men’s basketball team returns home for the first of three games in the next six days, hosting Indiana on Tuesday, March 2 (8 p.m.). The game will air live on BTN, with Brandon Gaudin and Robbie Hummel calling all of the action.
Starting on April 29th, Michigan State Football will have a chance to extend their NFL draft streak to 80 straight years having a player from the team drafted, and they will have three strong chances for that to happen as Antjuan Simmons, Naquan Jones, and Shakur Brown have all officially entered the draft.
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Behind a late first-half goal, the Michigan State women’s soccer team was stopped by Minnesota at St. Joe’s Sports Dome in Livonia, Michigan on Monday morning. The Spartans suffered their first loss of the season and stand 1-1-1 this season. Minnesota improves to 1-1-1 with the shutout win.
Michigan State’s men’s swimmers get their turn this week as Ohio State hosts the men’s Big Ten Swimming Championships at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. MSU is bringing 21 men to the swimming championships this season.
“I don’t know if that was fatigue, you’d have to ask those guys. I even hate using the word,” Izzo said. “But I can’t think of any time in my career where I played this many games — and this many big games, and this many (styles) of games — in such a short period of time.”
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Five days ago, Aaron Henry stood in the Breslin Center interview room and responded defiantly to a question about getting fatigued in this feverish closing regular-season schedule for Michigan State. “I don’t get tired,” he said. “I won’t get tired. I don’t have time to get tired.” Five days and two hard-fought games later, reality had seemingly intervened as Michigan State hit the midway point of a stretch of six games in 13 days.
Michigan State wasn’t about to use it as an excuse, but there was clearly a little bit missing from the Spartans on Sunday afternoon in College Park, Md. Playing their fourth game in a week and coming off back-to-back wins over a pair of top-five teams, the Spartans weren’t quite at full steam in a 73-55 loss to Maryland.
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Michigan State basketball’s surge hits road block in Maryland, 73-55 vs. Terrapins Detroit Free Press
Once again, Michigan State basketball found itself trying to erase an abysmal start to keep momentum moving toward a potential NCAA tournament berth. The Spartans clawed back to get within five midway through the second half. But Maryland, as it had all Sunday afternoon, found a way to quell their momentum and end MSU’s three-game win streak with a 73-55 loss at Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland.
Maryland dumps Michigan State, ends Spartans’ three-game winning streak Detroit News
Michigan State had a remarkable week, but the Spartans closed things out with a whimper. In a game that might have gone a long way toward locking up an NCAA Tournament bid, Michigan State ran out of gas at Maryland on Sunday as the Terrapins jumped out quickly and never relinquished control, knocking off Michigan State, 73-55, at the Xfinity Center.
Spartans fall back to early season woes State News
After arguably their best week of the season, Michigan State men’s basketball fell in an ugly 73-55 loss to Maryland Sunday afternoon in College Park. The Spartans came out looking like the team that struggled earlier this season. Maryland opened the game on an 11-0 run while the Spartans found desperate looks that wouldn’t connect.
Michigan State’s winning streak snapped in wire-to-wire loss at Maryland Spartan Tailgate
Michigan State never held the lead at Maryland on Sunday afternoon. The way the Spartans played offensively, they hardly even threatened to take it. They took advantage of a brief Terrapin dry spell to get within five midway through the second half — and were promptly dismissed from Xfinity Center. That was the only scare MSU was able to give Maryland, which coasted on a double-digit lead for the final 5 minutes, 13 seconds.
Michigan State’s offense stalls in road loss to Maryland MLive.com
Michigan State played an inspired 80 minutes last week to turn its season around. It struggled to overcome a bad five minutes on Sunday, then faded down the stretch. The Spartans fell behind by 11 points early and never fully recovered in a 73-55 Sunday afternoon loss to Maryland.
Michigan State Basketball drops a crucial game at Maryland Spartans Wire
Maryland’s suffocating defense was the main cog in MSU’s 73-55 defeat in College Park Sunday afternoon. Maryland jumped out to an early 11-0 lead to start the game, and it was a lead they would not relinquish. The early lead was fueled by the Terrapins red hot start from behind the arc, shooting 6-for-7 from the 3.
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The Michigan State Spartans entered College Park on Sunday afternoon riding a three-game winning streak, and left with a blowout defeat at the hands of the Maryland Terrapins. The final score was 73-55 and Maryland did not relinquish its lead for the game’s entire duration.
Michigan State earned a split with Iowa (1-6, 1-0) on Sunday to split the final doubleheader of opening weekend in Leesburg, Fla.
Like the Spartans, the Terrapins finds themselves on a winning-streak at the right time, book-ending two home wins over Nebraska with a win over fading Minnesota and the tough-nosed Rutgers squad that traded blow-outs with Michigan State earlier this season.
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Playing their first out-of-state road game, the Michigan State men’s soccer team won a hard defensive battle, 1-0, with a goal from junior midfielder Jack Beck at No. 20 Penn State at Holuba Hall Saturday afternoon.
The Spartans got their second player of the day Saturday when Khary Crump, a cornerback from Arizona, announced on social media that he would be joining the Spartans.
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Notre Dame scored a pair of power-play goals and defeated the Michigan State hockey team 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Munn Ice Arena. Goaltender Drew DeRidder stopped 32 shots for Michigan State, while Notre Dame’s Dylan St. Cyr made 29 stops for the shutout.
Lowery — standing at 6-foot, 170 pounds — was rated as a three-star and the No. 139 cornerback prospect for the 2020 class in the 247Sports Composite. He did not see game action as a true freshman at Louisville.
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The Michigan State men’s tennis team improved to 2-1 in Big Ten play with a 5-2 victory over Purdue on Saturday afternoon at the Schwartz Tennis Center in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Michigan State’s men’s basketball team hits the road for its penultimate road game of the regular season, traveling to play at Maryland on Sunday, Feb. 28. The game will air live on CBS, with Kevin Harlan and Dan Bonner calling all of the action.