Michigan State women’s basketball celebrated 4-H Day at the Breslin Center with a dominating, 93-57, win over Rutgers in front of 7,696 fans on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans also broke the single-season school record for 3-pointers in a season against the Scarlet Knights. MSU came into the game needing 11 to break the record and hit 14 in the game. The Spartans have now recorded 255 3-pointers this season, breaking the record set during the 2016-17 season.
Michigan State’s men’s basketball closes out a two-game homestand on Sunday, Feb. 25, hosting Ohio State in its penultimate home game of the regular season (4 p.m., CBS). The Spartans, coming off a 78-71 loss to Iowa on Tuesday, have won 3 of their last 4 games, 5 of the last 7 and 13 of the last 18 games overall.
Entering the week as the No. 70-ranked team in the latest ITA rankings, the Michigan State women’s tennis team looks to continue its impressive start to the season as it hosts No. 28-ranked Columbia on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. inside the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility.
As a matchup with Ohio State looms on the horizon, MSU (17-10 overall, 9-7 Big Ten) will look to get back to the level it was playing pre-Iowa. For head coach Tom Izzo, that starts with guarding the paint and making free throws, two areas absent from his squad’s performance against the Hawkeyes.
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A spectacular final rotation lifted MSU to its third-consecutive Big Five Meet victory en route to the program’s second-straight Big Ten regular season title Friday night at Penn State’s Rec Hall. MSU finished with a 197.275, defeating No. 14 Ohio State, No. 15 Minnesota, No. 23 Nebraska and Rutgers to finish the Big Ten season at 9-0, becoming the first team to go undefeated in conference action since 2022 and fourth team overall.
Michigan State baseball was defeated twice in Saturday’s opening day of action at the 2024 Snowbird Baseball Classic at a sunny and windy Centennial Park in Port Charlotte, Florida. MSU was clipped by Indiana State, 7-6 in 10 innings, in game one, and was defeated by Marshall, 20-10 in the second game.
No. 16 men’s tennis continued its hot run of form at the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic, winning its 11th straight to start the season, a 4-1 win over No. 49 Boise State Friday morning.
For the third season in a row, the Michigan State wrestling team has eclipsed 10 wins as it defeated in-state rival Central Michigan on Senior Night Friday night inside Jenison Field House 18-13.
Day one of the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday featured several Spartan successes, including a women’s DMR championship, finals qualifications and a broken school record.
Michigan State dropped a 6-2 decision to Ohio State at home on Friday despite a two-goal effort from Gavin O’Connell. The Spartans (20-8-3, 14-5-2 B1G) saw its lead in the Big Ten standings shrink to one point, as the loss combined with a Wisconsin win at Penn State puts the Badgers with 45 points.
Draymond Green wasn’t a complete product when he began his Michigan State basketball career. Far from it. Same with Xavier Tillman. By the end of their freshman year, both became pivotal pieces in Tom Izzo’s rotation. Izzo is leaning on his tried-and-true blueprint again with Xavier Booker.
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On a rainy Friday in Durham, Michigan State softball split day one of the Duke Invitational defeating Elon (4-1) and falling to Boston University (9-1) at the Duke Softball Stadium. MSU moves to 5-7 overall and is 1-1 this weekend with three games remaining.
Michigan State women’s basketball returns home for its final two regular-season home games of the season. The Spartans host Rutgers on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Breslin Center. Saturday is 4-H Day with 4-H kids from across the state invited to attend. Brendan Bommorito and Derrick Mitchell will be on the call for the BTN Plus.
Undefeated and 21st ranked men’s tennis will face three ranked opponents between Friday and Saturday at the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic, starting with No. 51 Boise State Friday at 10 a.m..
Michigan State wrestling (9-6, 2-6 B1G) prepares for its final dual meet of the 2023-24 season on Fri., February 23 as it hosts in-state rival Central Michigan (8-6, 6-1 MAC) inside Jenison Field House. First whistle is slated for 6:30 p.m. The dual will be streamed on Big Ten Plus.
The Spartans will take on the Big Ten’s best at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday at the SPIRE Academy Indoor Track. The scored meet will be the final opportunity for MSU athletes to post NCAA Championship qualifying national top-16 marks in hopes of representing Michigan State on the national stage on March 8 and 9 in Boston, Mass..
No. 8 Michigan State gymnastics (8-3, 5-0 B1G) will look to claim back-to-back Big Ten regular season titles at the Big Five Meet on Friday, Feb. 23, at Penn State’s Rec Hall. The Spartans face No. 14 Ohio State (5-2, 4-1 B1G), No. 15 Minnesota (8-1, 4-1), #23 Nebraska (5-4, 3-2) and Rutgers (5-9, 0-5) at 6 p.m. on Big Ten Network.
Michigan State women’s basketball captured the series sweep against Purdue with a 68-59 win over Purdue on Wednesday evening at Mackey Arena. The Spartans had five players in double figures in the win. Michigan State has now won two-straight games after earning series sweeps over Michigan and Purdue following Sunday’s Victory for MSU at Michigan. The Spartans improve to 19-7 overall and 9-6 in Big Ten play.
Michigan State looks to keep its offensive spark alive this weekend when it heads east to play in the Duke Invitational in Durham, N.C. The Spartans will play five games over the weekend which includes games against Elon, Boston University (RV), Villanova and No. 6-ranked Duke. Play gets underway for the Spartans at Duke Softball Stadium at 12 p.m. on Friday, February 23 when MSU meets Elon. Michigan State’s weekend concludes on Sunday, February 25 with a 10:30 a.m. game against Elon. All games will have live stats and stream on ACC Network Extra via ESPN+.
Michigan State plays its final two home games of the regular season, hosting Ohio State. MSU is 98-56-13 all-time in the series, which dates back to 1957. The Spartans earned their first Big Ten sweep of the season when the teams met in the first conference series of year in November, (6-0,6-4). MSU is 46-22-7 against the Buckeyes in East Lansing, and swept OSU in the series at Munn last November (4-2, 4-3).