No. 21/22 Michigan State women’s basketball concludes a brief two-game homestand against No. 16/16 Iowa in its Big Ten opener on Sunday, Dec. 30 at 1 p.m. The Spartans will also honor past players at halftime on Alumni Day. The Spartans improved to 10-1 with a win over Florida Atlantic on Dec. 20. Iowa is also off to a fast start with a 9-2 mark. The game will be televised on ESPN2 with Eric Frede and Kara Lawson on the call.
Freshman guard Nia Clouden tied her career high with 18 points as No. 22 Michigan State captured its seventh-straight win, 89-74, against Florida Atlantic Thursday at the Breslin Center.
After playing two of their last three games on the road, No. 22/22 Michigan State women’s basketball returns home to the friendly confines of the Breslin Center to open a two-game homestand against Florida Atlantic on Thursday, Dec. 20. The game against FAU will be Michigan State’s final game before taking a break of the holidays.
Women’s Basketball upsets #3 Oregon as well as tours you through their recovery room, Men’s Basketball defeats Florida, Cameron Caffey from MSU Wrestling dives into cybersecurity and student Athletes as a whole bring holiday cheer to the community.
A career-high 19 points from sophomore forward Sidney Cooks lifted the No. 23/22 Michigan State women’s basketball team past a tenacious Hartford squad on the road Sunday, 74-66, in overtime.
No. 23/22 Michigan State women’s basketball returns to the court after finals, traveling East to take on Hartford on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. The game is the first half of a Great Lakes State doubleheader as the Hartford men’s team faces Oakland. The Spartans have won five-straight games to improve to 8-1 this season after defeating Oregon, 88-82, at home on Dec. 9.
I would be lying if I told you that I follow women’s college basketball as closely as I do men’s college basketball, but I think it’s time we all start paying attention to the ladies of the Michigan State program. Suzy Merchant’s team is off to an 8-1 start and is coming off of a huge upset win against the (at the time) No. 3-ranked Oregon Ducks.
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Michigan State senior center Jenna Allen added to her honors after being named U.S. Basketball Writers Association Ann Meyers Drysdale Women’s National Player of the Week on Tuesday. She also garnered ESPW and Big Ten Player of the Week accolades on Monday.
Jenna Allen ran down the court Sunday afternoon, arms stretched out holding up three fingers with each hand, basking in the roar that had overtaken the Breslin Center. The Michigan State senior had just buried a 3-pointer from the wing to effectively seal the Spartans’ 88-82 victory over No. 3 Oregon, giving her a season-high 27 points and allowing Michigan State to announce to the college basketball world that it will be a team to be reckoned with in 2018-19.
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A win over Oregon vaulted Michigan State into the women’s AP Top 25. The Spartans enter the poll at No. 23 on Monday, a day after upsetting the then-third-ranked Ducks 88-82. Michigan State (8-1) only had three votes from the 31-member national media panel last week. It’s the first ranking for Michigan State in two years.
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A 6-foot-4 center who has turned herself into a competent 3-point shooter led the biggest upset of this women’s basketball season so far. On Sunday, she had the best game of what has been the best season of her college career.Jenna Allen scored 27 points to lead unranked Michigan State to a 88-82 upset of No. 3 Oregon on Sunday.
Jenna Allen scored 27 points – including a big 3-pointer in the final minute – and Michigan State handed No. 3 Oregon its first loss of the season, 88-82 on Sunday.
Michigan State women’s basketball hosts No. 3 Oregon at the Breslin Center on Sunday, Dec. 9at 3 p.m. Sunday’s showdown will be nationally televised on ESPN2. The Spartans are 7-1 having won their last four games after a season-high 102 points in a 102-58 win at Oakland on Wednesday. Oregon brings a 7-0 record to East Lansing. Sunday is Toys for Tots Day as well as High School Day.
Suzy Merchant was honored and presented with the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon on Thursday at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.
Jenna Allen and Taryn McCutcheon combined for 35 points to rally Michigan State women’s basketball from an early deficit at Oakland, before erupting for a 19-0 run to lead the Spartans to a 102-58 victory for MSU Wednesday night at Oakland’s O’rena. Four Spartan starters posted double-figures as part of a season-high six different players netting double-digits on the way to MSU registering a season-high 102 points.
In its first true road game of the season, the Michigan State women’s basketball team will travel to Oakland on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. The Spartans started the season 6-1 for the second time in the last three seasons after having the same beginning to the 2016-17 season.
Coach Merchant discusses the team’s 6-1 start and more. Player Guest Jenna Allen.