Monthly Archives: March 2013

MSU basketball: Who ya got?

Here at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It’s halftime of the matinee, with Louisville leading Oregon 45-31. MSU and Duke will begin the main event shortly afterward, around 9:45 p.m.

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MSU basketball: Krzyzewski displays his inner Steven Wright; Izzo goes all George Carlin

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski expressed a ton of respect for Tom Izzo and Michigan State’s basketball program. So much so that he turned his Thursday afternoon Sweet 16 press conference into a roast of sorts.

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MSU women’s basketball: Suzy Merchant relishes chance to win in front of great uncle

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Suzy Merchant ­wanted to leave College Park with at least one victory. And with her 96-year old great uncle Patrick Phillips in attendance, Merchant coached the No. 5 seed Michigan State women’s basketball team to a … Continue reading

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MSU basketball: Inside 5 minutes until tipoff

MSU and Memphis get underway here at The Palace of Auburn Hills momentarily. And here is a quick primer.

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Bell ready to atone for last performance

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Klarissa Bell had her worst performance of the season in the Big Ten Tournament championship game. She’s had nearly two weeks to think about that last outing is ready atone for it when Michigan State takes … Continue reading

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Taking a look at MSU’s top NCAA tournament players

The NCAA tournament officially gets going for Michigan State shortly. With that in mind, in today’s LSJ we took a look at some of the top NCAA tournament players in the history of MSU men’s basketball with this being the … Continue reading

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Gavin Schilling commits to MSU

Michigan State has landed a recruit for its 2013 class. Findlay Prep power forward Gavin Schilling committed to the Spartans on Wednesday afternoon. He choose MSU over Minnesota, UCLA and Villanova.

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MSU football: New coaches Burton, Bollman impressing so far

Spring practices started for the Michigan State football team Tuesday, and for players its provided an opportunity to get better acquainted with the newest staff members. New defensive line coach Ron Burton and new co-offensive coordinator Jim Bollman have impressed … Continue reading

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MSU hockey: Spartans season ends at Miami (Ohio), 4-1

OXFORD, Ohio — Last-place Michigan State’s run in the CCHA Playoffs came up just short of a surprising trip to Detroit.

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Spartans a No. 3 seed, to face Valpo in Auburn Hills

Michigan State will begin the NCAA Tournament close to home. The Spartans are a No. 3 seed and will face Valparaiso at The Palace of Auburn Hills in a Midwest Region second-round game at 12:15 p.m. Thursday on CBS. MSU … Continue reading

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