1 month ago

The Big Ten Conference announced the 2018-19 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipients on Tuesday. In all, 98 MSU student-athletes were honored over 21 sports.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

Seven Michigan State University student-athletes have been recognized for excellence both on the playing field and in the classroom, earning the school’s highest athletic awards for 2018-19. The awards include the George Alderton Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Big Ten Conference Medals of Honor, Chester Brewer Leadership Award and Dr. James Feurig Achievement and Service Award. A panel of administrators and coaches selected the winners.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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3 months ago

A doctor and a lawyer met for the first time over dinner Monday night, a chance for Michigan State’s new president to meet with his new athletic director. Neither having any previous experience in major college athletics. Whether Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. plans to keep Bill Beekman as the Spartans’ athletic director remains to be seen. As will how the former Stony Brook University president transitions to the head of a Power 5 conference NCAA Division I program.

Source: Detroit Free Press

5 months ago

The country has seen the interaction between Tom Izzo and Aaron Henry during Thursday’s first-round NCAA tournament game. When I first saw it, my initial reaction was laughter.

Source: Detroit Free Press

5 months ago

Michigan State is staying in the Midwest to start the NCAA Tournament and playing a mid-major opponent from the same region.The No. 2 seed Spartans will face No. 15 seed Bradley in the first game of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Source: mlive.com

5 months ago

His surgically repaired hand sat on ice after a return to the court. It was not even bothering Nick Ward. It was much more about the conditioning he lost in his three weeks out of Michigan State basketball’s lineup. “Hell, really,” Ward said with a chuckle Tuesday after practice. “It felt like hell.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

7 months ago

Don’t let that record fool you, Pat Chambers and the Nittany Lions have plenty of talent like Lamar Stevens and Mike Watkins, but they haven’t put it all together yet. At some point this season, this team is going to click and look like the team that ran through the NIT last year to win the title over Utah. This game will be much trickier than people think.

Source: Spartan Avenue

7 months ago

Final stats show how vast the difference was between how well Michigan State’s defense played, and how much the Spartans’ offense struggled

Source: Detroit Free Press

8 months ago

Of all the lessons Brian Lewerke learned this Michigan State football season, this one hurt: Love is conditional. And, if you’re a college quarterback, those conditions are harsh. “People are fickle,” Lewerke said this week after taking part in a practice for the Dec. 31 Redbox Bowl.

Source: Lansing State Journal

8 months ago

Forty Spartan student-athletes will take part in commencement ceremonies on the Michigan State campus this weekend. Thirty-eight student-athletes will receive their undergraduate degree while Chase Gianacakos and Matt Sokol will receive their Master of Science degrees.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

9 months ago

The Big Ten Conference announced the Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2018 fall sports season on Wednesday, December 5. In all, 116 Michigan State student-athletes were honored over the Spartans’ seven fall sports. MSU led the conference with 11 student-athletes posting a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

9 months ago

Five takeaways from Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News following Michigan State’s 9-6 loss to Nebraska on Saturday.

Source: Detroit News

9 months ago

Michigan State University student-athletes have achieved some of the highest academic success in the history of the school, according to the NCAA, which released the latest NCAA Division I graduation rate data on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 months ago

Michigan State Deputy Athletic Director Greg Ianni announced his plans for a 2019 retirement on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Ianni, who has worked in the Spartan athletic department since 1993, will retire from his current duties effective January 31, 2019, and will work in an advisory capacity for the Athletic Director for the remainder of his contract, which ends June 30, 2019.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

10 months ago

The Michigan State women’s soccer team fell 1-0 Friday to Iowa at the UI Soccer Complex in the first game of a two-game weekend road trip.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

11 months ago

The Michigan State University Athletics Department honored its past and present on Thursday night at the Wharton Center, kicking off Celebrate 2018 weekend with the ninth-annual MSU Hall of Fame and Varsity Letter Jacket Ceremony. Five new members were formally inducted into the MSU Hall of Fame, while nearly 200 current Spartan student-athletes received their varsity letter jackets from Athletics Director Bill Beekman and their respective coaches.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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12 months ago

Athletic director sat down with The Detroit News to talk about wide-ranging issues, including the recently released NCAA report.

Source: Detroit News

12 months ago

July 31st, 2018

Michigan State will induct five Spartans into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday, Sept. 27 as part of its annual “Celebrate” weekend. The 2018 Hall of Fame Class includes: Dale Anderson (wrestling), Savatheda (Fynes) Coke (track & field), Rachel Miller (rowing), Jimmy Raye (football), Bill Wehrwein (track & field).

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

July 27th, 2018

Goins said he feels healthy entering 2018-19, when he could complete an improbable rise from walk-on to starter for Michigan State.

Source: MLive.com

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