3 weeks ago

Another Swedish sensation, Stephanie Visscher of Stephen F. Austin State University, will be joining the Michigan State women’s basketball ranks for the 2022-23 season. She joins freshman Swede Matilda Ekh. The Spartan program sent out the announcement via Twitter about the 6-foot-1 graduate guard transfer from Lulea, Sweden, on Tuesday afternoon.

Source: The State News

4 weeks ago

Suzy Merchant and the Michigan State women’s basketball program have added to their backcourt. The Spartans announced the addition of graduate transfer, Stephanie Visscher, to their roster Tuesday afternoon. Visscher, a guard, joins MSU after four seasons at Stephen F. Austin.

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1 month ago

Former Michigan State women’s basketball guard Nia Clouden was drafted 12th in the first round by the Connecticut Sun at the 2022 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm on Monday.

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2 months ago

Michigan State senior guard Nia Clouden is one of 12 prospects invited to the WNBA Draft 2022 presented by State Farm® on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the first-round draft picks live on ESPN with exclusive coverage beginning at 7 p.m. The draft will also be available live on the ESPN App.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball senior guard Nia Clouden added to her award list when she named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association (WBCA) honorable mention All-America team, as announced on Thursday. Clouden’s honor is the 11th All-America accolade in program history and the first since Tori Jankoska during the 2016-17 season.

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2 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball senior guard Nia Clouden has captured another honor, after being named a regional finalist for the 2022 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division I Coaches’ All-America. She is one of 14 honorees from Region Four.

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2 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball senior guard Nia Clouden declared via Twitter on Tuesday that she will be entering her name into the 2022 WNBA Draft. Clouden had played four seasons but has chosen not to use her extra COVID-19 year of eligibility.

Source: The State News

3 months ago

No. 8-seeded Michigan State had its Big Ten Tournament run come to an end against top-seeded Ohio State, 74-58, Friday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Spartans fought to overcome a 20-point first-half deficit. Michigan State ends the season with a 15-15 record, while Ohio State advances to the semifinals with a 23-5 mark.

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3 months ago

With four players in double figures, the No. 8-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball team defeated No. 9-seeded Purdue, 73-69, in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. This is the third time in the last four seasons that the Spartans have reached the quarterfinals. Michigan State snapped a three-game losing streak with the win against the Boilermakers, improving to 15-14 this season. Purdue now stands 16-14 this season.

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3 months ago

No. 8-seeded Michigan State women’s basketball will open action at the Big Ten Tournament, taking on No. 9-seeded Purdue on Thursday, March 3 at 11:30 a.m. at Gainsbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network with Mike Hall and Stephanie White on the call.

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3 months ago

Senior guard Nia Clouden led the way being named first-team All-Big Ten by both coaches and the media. Freshmen Matilda Ekh and DeeDee Hagemann were both named honorable mention All-Big Ten and to the All-Freshman team. Ekh was honored by both coaches and media, while Hagemann was rewarded by the media.

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3 months ago

After a loss to Ohio State on Sunday, the Spartans (14-14, 8-9 Big Ten) earned the No. 8 seed and face No. 9-seeded Purdue (16-13, 7-11 Big Ten) on Thursday, March 3 at 11:30 a.m. on BTN. The Boilermakers captured the only regular season meeting, 69-59, in East Lansing on Jan. 9.

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3 months ago

On an emotional Senior Day, the Michigan State women’s basketball team was edged by No. 17/17 Ohio State, 61-55, in front of boisterous Breslin Center crowd. After the game Michigan State said farewell to its quartet of seniors: Tamara Farquhar, Alisia Smith, Laurel Jacqmain and Nia Clouden.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

Left pretty much on her own with three of her teammates benched due to season-ending injuries, another retiring her green jersey for a maroon one through the transfer portal, and five rookies, senior guard Nia Clouden has had her hands full leading the charge for Michigan State women’s basketball this season. But, for the senior guard, it’s nothing new.

Source: The State News

3 months ago

With 22 points, senior guard Nia Clouden moved up to No. 2 in Michigan State career scoring in the Spartans 62-51 loss to No. 6/5 Michigan on Thursday night at the Crisler Center. With the loss, Michigan State falls to 14-13 overall and 8-8 in Big Ten action.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball is taking a road trip to Ann Arbor Thursday for a rematch against their in-state rivals the No. 6 Michigan Wolverines. The Spartans bested the Wolverines 63-57 during their first meeting in a shocking upset in East Lansing but will have to bring that same energy in order to bounce back from some recent losses and pull off a sweep against a tough Michigan team.

Source: The State News

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3 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball prepares for the final week of the regular season, taking on No. 6/5 Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Crisler Center. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network with Jason Ross Jr. and Meghan McKeown on the call.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

A 10-point first quarter deficit was too much to overcome as the Michigan State women’s basketball team saw its comeback fall short against Penn State, 79-71, Monday evening at the Breslin Center. With the loss, Michigan State falls to 14-12 overall and 8-7 in Big Ten action.

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3 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball guard/forward Matilda Ekh was named Co-Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday, as announced by the league office. She shares the honor with Nebraska’s Alexis Markowski. The Västerås, Sweden native captured her third Freshman of the Week honor after leading the Spartans to a win road victory over Wisconsin on Feb. 16. Ekh led the Spartans with 25 points against the Badgers.

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3 months ago

Michigan State women’s basketball returns home to take on Penn State on Monday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. The Spartans will celebrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Night with several groups around campus. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network with Matt Schumaker and Stephanie White on the call.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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