November 11th, 2018


Ward, Langford key MSU blowout of Florida Gulf Coast Spartan Tailgate
Joshua Langford keyed the onslaught, playing with energy and aggressiveness that was missing in the first half of Michigan State’s season-opening loss to Kansas. The junior guard turned in 14 points and seven rebounds to help the 10th-ranked Spartans build a 24-point first-half lead on Florida Gulf Coast.

Offense wakes up in win over FGCU Spartan Avenue
Michigan State basketball got off to a slow start, but after a ‘pep talk’ from Tom Izzo, the offense broke out and finished with 106 points and a big win over FGCU.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 106-82 win over Florida Gulf Coast Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts on Michigan State’s 106-82 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday night at Breslin Center.

Michigan State bounces back, rolls past Florida Gulf Coast Detroit News
While it might not have had the buzz of the season-opener earlier in the week against top-ranked Kansas, the home opener for Michigan State on Sunday night provided a chance for the Spartans to start to build some early momentum. It didn’t take long for No. 10 Michigan State to get rolling as an early 16-0 run sparked the offense on the way to an 106-82 victory over Florida Gulf Coast at the Breslin Center.

Michigan State basketball gets big night from trio in 106-82 win Detroit Free Press
Michigan State basketball made sure this wasn’t Kansas anymore. Joshua Langford, Nick Ward and Cassius Winston helped the No. 10 Spartans jump out to a big lead early and maintain that momentum throughout Sunday night’s 106-82 victory over Florida Gulf Coast at Breslin Center.

Langford, Ward Help Lead No. 10 Michigan State Past FGCU, 106-82 Michigan State Official
Junior forward Nick Ward (Gahanna, Ohio/Lincoln) tied his career-high with 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while junior guard Joshua Langford (Huntsville, Ala./Madison Academy) had his first career double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds) as No. 10 Michigan State scored 59 points in the first half en route to a 106-82 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday evening at the Breslin Center.