The Spartan women’s basketball team improved to 4-0, while head coach Suzy Merchant reached another milestone, as MSU defeated Bryant, 100-60, Friday afternoon at the Breslin Center. In her 15th season, Merchant captured her 300th win at Michigan State, holding a 300-157 record at the helm of the Spartans. She had just reached her 500th career win against Valparaiso on Nov. 16.
Michigan State women’s basketball concludes its season-opening four-game homestand on MSU Day against Bryant on Friday, Nov. 19 at 12 p.m. at the Breslin Center. There is free admission for all current and retired MSU faculty, staff, and students with MSU ID.
The Michigan State Spartans women’s basketball team finished the first week of the 2021-2022 season in style. There is really no other way to put it for such a stellar, news-filled opening week of action. MSU moved to 3-0 on the season with wins over Morehead State, Niagara, and Valparaiso. In addition, head coach Suzy Merchant hit her 500th career win as a head coach, the early signing period for the 2022 class came and went with some notable additions, and freshman guard DeeDee Hagemann was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. So without further ado, let’s break down the past week.
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Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant earned her 500th career win, as the Spartans captured a 73-62 win over Valparaiso Tuesday night at the Breslin Center. In her 27th overall season, Merchant now has a 500-277 career record. With the victory, she also nears another milestone, she now holds a 299-157 record at Michigan State.
Michigan State women’s basketball continues its four-game homestand, facing Valparaiso on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. The Spartans have a quick turnaround after earning an 89-65 win against Niagara on Nov. 14 at the Breslin Center.
Michigan State women’s basketball guard DeeDee Hagemann was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday, as announced by the league office. The Detroit, Michigan native captured the first Freshman of the Week honor of the season after a stellar first week of action, scoring in double figures in both games
A strong first-half start was all the Spartan women’s basketball team needed to cruise to a 89-65 win over Niagara Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center.
Michigan State women’s basketball continues its four-game homestand, taking on Niagara on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. on Military Appreciation Day. The Spartans started the season with a resounding, 93-31, win over Morehead State on Tuesday.
Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant announced the signing of two National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, including Theryn Hallock (Grand Rapids, Michigan/ Forest Hills Central High School) and Abbey Kimball (Grand Rapids, Michigan/ West Catholic High School).
Six players scored in double figures as the Michigan State women’s basketball team opened the 2021-22 season with a resounding 93-31 win over Morehead State Tuesday night at the Breslin Center.
The Big Ten sent a record-tying seven teams to the 2021 NCAA Women’s Tournament, and most of the conference’s teams have most of their key players back this season. Michigan State is no exception — but two of its key players who are back won’t actually play.
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Michigan State women’s basketball senior guard Nia Clouden continues to rack up preseason honors after being named to the John R. Wooden Award® Women’s Preseason Top 50 Watch List and the 2022 Wade Trophy preseason Watch List, as both were announced Tuesday.
Michigan State Women’s Basketball Head Coach Suzy Merchant brings back nearly everyone from last year’s squad including star senior point guard Nia Clouden and her backcourt partner junior guard Alyza Winston to lead the squad. Before they open their season versus Morehead State Tuesday night, here are three things that will determine the Spartans’ season in 2021-22.
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Five Spartans reached double figures as the Michigan State women’s basketball team debuted action for the 2021-22 season with a 95-49 exhibition win over Northwood Sunday during the Halloween-themed Spartan Spooktacular.
Michigan State women’s basketball open’s the 2021-22 season with its only exhibition against Northwood on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. For the Spartan Spooktacular, fans will get a chance to see the 2021-22 team in action, while also celebrating the spooky season! Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for pre-game activities on the concourse, which will include pregame trick-or-treating, games and prizes on the concourse.
Michigan State women’s basketball senior guard Nia Clouden was named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and WBCA Preseason Watch List for the Nancy Lieberman Award. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes the top point guard in NCAA Division I women’s college basketball. To be considered for this prestigious award, candidates exhibit the floor leadership, playmaking, and ball-handling skills of Class of 1996 Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lieberman.
Michigan State women’s basketball senior guard Nia Clouden has been named 2021-22 Preseason All-Big Ten by both the coaches and media, capturing the honor for the second-straight season.
The Michigan State women’s basketball team is set to begin the 20210-22 season with several exciting events. MSU will get things started on Sunday, Oct. 31 with the Spartan Spooktacular. The Spartans will play their only exhibition against Northwood at 2 p.m. and celebrate Halloween with events on the concourse and on the court.