Michigan State head coach Suzy Merchant led the United States women’s basketball team to a silver medal at the Pan American games in Lima, Peru on Saturday night. The U.S. was looking for its first Pan Am women’s basketball gold medal since 2007, the U.S. (4-1) came up short offensively, falling 79-73 to Brazil (5-0) in the gold medal game at Coliseo Eduardo Dibos in Lima.
In the 13th edition of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, the Michigan State women’s basketball team will travel to Florida State on Thursday, Dec. 5. The matchups for the 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced jointly by both conferences on Tuesday. This will be the third time in the last four years that MSU will play on the road.
Suzy Merchant and the MSU Eli Broad College of Business are hosting the third annual empowHER Retreat Friday-Saturday, April 26-27 at the Breslin Center.
Satchmo and DB look back at Michigan State’s wins over Bradley and Minnesota and look ahead to a Sweet 16 game against LSU and a potential showdown with Duke. They also look at the NCAA run of the women’s hoops team.
Michigan State Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams head to the NCAA tournament, Roya Shirley from MSU Gymnastics talks about her journey through the sport, players from MSU Volleyball volunteer their time on Spring Break, and Michigan State Football players show off their skills at the annual Pro Day.
Sophomore forward Sidney Cooks had another standout performance in the NCAA Tournament, but the No. 9-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball team ran into a determined No. 1-seeded Notre Dame, falling 91-63 in the second round Monday in South Bend, Indiana.
Redshirt-junior guard Shay Colley’s layup with 12 seconds remaining propelled the No.9-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball team past No. 8-seeded Central Michigan, 88-87, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Indiana on Saturday afternoon.
Michigan State women’s basketball drew the ninth seed in the Chicago Region and will face eighth-seeded Central Michigan on Saturday, March 23 at approximately 1 p.m. (ET) tip-off in Purcell Pavilion on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Saturday’s first-round clash between the Spartans and Chippewas will be televised nationally on ESPN2.
Suzy Merchant will coach the United States in the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. The competition will take place July 31-Aug. 4. “First off I would say it’s extremely humbling,” Merchant said. “I don’t think there’s a prouder moment in your profession than to be able to represent your country and have the opportunity to win a gold medal. I feel very blessed and honored to have this opportunity.”
Michigan State women’s basketball honored the 2018-19 season at its annual banquet on Tuesday, March 12, at the Breslin Center. Seven different Spartans were recognized with senior center Jenna Allen capturing Player of the Year honors.
Michigan State beat Michigan to win a share of the Big Ten basketball championship Saturday. Satchmo and DB discuss the victory, preview the Big Ten tournament and look at how the hockey and women’s hoops teams fared this season. They also discuss the B1G’s new hockey tournament and other college sports news of note.
Senior Jenna Allen’s team-high 19 points were not enough as No. 8-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball fell to No. 1 seeded Maryland, 71-55, Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Ninth-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball used a balanced scoring attack to top No. 8-seeded Northwestern, 68-52, Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. MSU will take on top-seeded Maryland on Friday.
Michigan State women’s basketball prepares for the 26th annual Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, which returns to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The No. 9-seeded Spartans will take on No. 8-seeded Northwestern on Thursday, March 3 at 12 p.m. The game will be broadcast on BTN with Mike Monaco and Vera Jones on the call.
Michigan State women’s basketball had four players named to the All-Big Ten teams Monday, as voted on by both the B1G Coaches and the media, and announced Monday by the conference office. Redshirt-junior guard Shay Colley, senior center Jenna Allen, freshman guard Nia Clouden and junior guard Taryn McCutcheon were honored by the Big Ten coaches and media.
Michigan State women’s basketball will be the No. 9 seed in the upcoming Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, which will be held Wednesday-Sunday, March 6-10 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Michigan State women’s basketball tied the school record for home wins with a 57-48 victory over Penn State Thursday in home regular-season finale at the Breslin Center.
Both Women’s Basketball and Men’s Basketball take on Michigan, dive into the “KHL Line” with MSU Hockey, and take a trip to Atlanta with MSU Softball.
Michigan State women’s basketball completed the series sweep with a 74-64 win over Michigan on Senior Day, paced by an 18-point performance by its lone senior Jenna Allen. The Spartans celebrated Senior Day on Sunday, despite having on more home contest due against Penn State on Feb. 27. The game against the Nittany Lions was originally scheduled for Jan. 31 and was moved due to inclement weather in East Lansing.
Michigan State women’s basketball continues its three-game homestand. The Spartans host Michigan on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 with Tiffany Greene and LaChina Robinson on the call. MSU looks to snap a season-high three game losing streak. Despite one more home game, the Spartans will celebrate Senior Day, honoring their lone senior Jenna Allen.