November 4th, 2017

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Michigan State stuns Penn State with last-second field goal, 27-24 Detroit Free Press
Another big game from Brian Lewerke and a few critical stops by Michigan State’s defense helped the Spartans pull off a 27-24 rain-delayed upset of No. 7 Penn State on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 27-24 win over Penn State Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts on Michigan State’s 27-24 win over Penn State on Saturday.

Michigan State upsets No. 7 Penn State on field goal as time expires MLive
Michigan State already prevailed this season against a top-10 team in the rain and under the lights. Why not one more time?
The No. 24 Spartans checked it off for the second time with a 27-24 upset win against No. 7 Penn State on Saturday night in East Lansing.

Spartans shock Penn State, move atop the Big Ten Detroit News
It ended up being well worth the wait. After a weather delay of three hours and 22 minutes, No. 24 Michigan State pulled off its biggest win of the season, knocking off No. 7 Penn State, 27-24, on Saturday at Spartan Stadium. As time expired, redshirt freshman kicker Matt Coghlin booted a 34-yard field goal to give the Spartans the stunner and keep alive their hopes for a Big Ten East Division title.

Brian Lewerke stars in upset win over Penn State Spartan Avenue
Do you believe in miracles? Well, if you’re a fan of Michigan State football, you have to. Just months after hearing all about the 3-9 finish from a season ago, Michigan State pulled off an improbable victory over Penn State — just weeks after a win over Michigan.

MSU stuns No. 7 Penn State after long weather delay 27-24 State News
The Land-Grant Trophy is back in East Lansing, as the No. 24 Spartans beat the No. 7 Penn State Nittany Lions 27-24. The Nittany Lions led the Spartans 14-7, up until a three and a half hour weather delay took place a third of the way into the second quarter. After the weather delay, the Spartans would score thanks to a 33-yard touchdown pass from Brian Lewerke to Felton Davis III.

Michigan State-Penn State takeaways: Spartans back in Big Ten title hunt Detroit Free Press
Free Press columnist Shawn Windsor breaks down his three takeaways from Michigan State’s 27-24 upset victory over Penn State on Saturday at Spartan Stadium

Michigan State stays alive in Big Ten East race, upsets Penn State Land of 10
No. 24 Michigan State remains alive in the Big Ten title race after a 27-24 win over No. 7 Penn State at Spartan Stadium on Saturday. Quarterback Brian Lewerke threw for 400 yards to lead the Spartans (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten) over the Nittany Lions (7-2, 4-2) after a weather delay of more than three hours. Michigan State will move on to face Ohio State in what could decide the Big Ten East.

Matt Coghlin’s redemption sends the Michigan State Football team over Penn State isportsweb
It took over seven hours to complete but it was well worth it in the end as the Michigan State Football team (7-2, 5-1) defeated #7 Penn State (7-2, 4-2) 27-24 after Matt Coghlin drilled a 34 yard field goal at the buzzer. In a 24-24 game late in the fourth quarter, Penn State drove into Michigan State territory. The Spartan defense stiffened as it had all game and forced the drive to stall. Once again Michigan State was in a potential game winning drive position.

No. 24 Spartans Wait Out Weather Delay, Upset No. 7 Penn State, 27-24
Matt Coghlin kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 24 Michigan State a 27-24 victory over No. 7 Penn State on Saturday night in a game that was delayed nearly 3 1/2 hours by severe weather in the second quarter.

Instant analysis: Michigan State 27, Penn State 24 MLive
Michigan State beat writers Matt Wenzel and Kyle Austin break down the Spartans’ 27-24 win over Penn State.