February 6th, 2018


Michigan State erases eight-point deficit as it tops Iowa on road MLive.com
Michigan State came back to survive on the road against a hot-shooting Iowa team on Tuesday. Now, it will have a chance to make a statement at home on Saturday. The Spartans came back from eight points down in the second half to hold off Iowa for a 96-93 win on Tuesday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Spartans survive another road test, edge out Iowa for seventh straight victory Impact Sports
After a hard-fought win over the Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington on Saturday night, the No. 4 Michigan State men’s basketball team found themselves in another down-to-the-wire, dogfight of a road game against the Iowa Hawkeyes. In a final five minutes where the lead was never more than five, the Spartans survived a barn-burner, defeating the Hawkeyes 96-93.

No. 4 men’s basketball erases second-half deficit to top Iowa State News
Freshman forward Jaren Jackson Jr. started off the game against the Hawkeyes easy, throwing down dunks on MSU’s first two possessions of the contest, but Tuesday night in Iowa City was nothing but easy for the Spartans.

Michigan State prevails in dogfight with Iowa Detroit News
Michigan State did it again on Tuesday night at Iowa. The No. 4 team in the country found itself in a dogfight in the second half against a team that’s hung around the bottom half of the Big Ten standings most of the season, even trailing by eight points with eight minutes to play.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 96-93 win at Iowa Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts on the Spartans’ 96-93 win over the Hawkeyes late Tuesday night.

Michigan State’s late surge helps down Iowa Hawkeyes, 96-93 Detroit Free Press
Fatigue factor worried Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. It nearly caught up to them Tuesday night before they summoned up just enough — and found a friendly rim. Kenny Goins’ 3-pointer with 2:09 to play put the fourth-ranked Spartans back in front in a see-saw game, and Miles Bridges and Joshua Langford provided a 96-93 escape against the Hawkeyes.

Four in Double Figures as Michigan State Defeats Iowa, 96-93 MSUSpartans.com
Miles Bridges had 25 points and a crucial steal with five seconds left and fourth-ranked Michigan State rallied past lowly Iowa 96-93 on Tuesday night for its seventh straight win.

Kenny Goins rides out the bounce on key 3-pointer Detroit News
Kenny Goins was 2-for-10 from 3-point range entering Tuesday night’s game at Iowa. The Michigan State junior walked out of Carver-Hawkeye Arena 3-for-11 as his 3-pointer with just more than two minutes to play helped No. 4 Michigan State eliminate an eight-point, second-half deficit on its way to a 96-93 victory, its seventh straight.

MSU makes late comeback, hangs on for 96-93 win over Iowa Spartan Tailgate
No. 4 Michigan State trailed Iowa by eight points with less than eight minutes to play but escaped Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 96-93 win Tuesday in Iowa City. The Spartans finished the game on a 23-12 run and took the lead back for good with two free throws from Miles Bridges with 1:02 to play.