The Michigan State men’s tennis team completed the weekend Big Ten sweep after beating Iowa on Sunday afternoon, 5-2.
The Spartans (8-10, 2-3) are on a two-game win streak, both of which came against ranked teams (No. 71 Iowa and No. 58 Nebraska).
Tom Izzo has never coached a senior that has not made it to the Final Four. A win on Sunday against the Connecticut Huskies will continue that incredible streak.
No. 7 UConn is a bit of a surprise team to make it to the Elite Eight, beating No. 10 St. Joseph’s, No. 2 Villanova and No. 3 Iowa State on its way. The Huskies are led by arguably the best point guard in the nation, Shabazz Napier.
After being defeated in the first game of the series, MSU looks to rebound from their 10-1 loss against Purdue.
The Boilermakers are on a roll with an eight-game winning streak and the Spartans have their work cut out for them.
The second and final day of the Spartans’ East Coast trip did not end as hoped for the women’s rowing team.
The team fell to No. 5 Brown and No. 9 Princeton on the Carnegie River in Princeton, N.J.
The Secret Society got a chance to catch up with sophomore right defender for the MSU club hockey team, Jake Bolyard. They had an opportunity to talk about the changes from last season to this past season. Also, they had the chance to ask him about and future expectations of the team for next year season.
Spring has finally arrived, and with it brings the Michigan State outdoor track and field season.
Unlike the indoor season, running outdoors opens the gateway for a number of other events. The majority of these events take place in the middle of the day, which allows for athletes that specialize in speed and power to spend the morning physically and mentally preparing for their event.
Michigan State continued their home dominance with a win against No. 58 Nebraska. The 4-3 win marked the Spartans first conference win.
“We knew we had to start the winning ways if we were going to try and make a run,” said MSU head coach Gene Orlando. “I’m really proud of how the guys fought.”
It is Sparty versus Smarty on the high seas as the Michigan State women’s rowing team travels out east to face off against No. 9 Brown and No. 5 Princeton this Saturday on Lake Carnegie, near Princeton, N.J.
This will be the first race for Princeton and Brown, while Michigan State on the other hand, has several races under its belt, including one against Rutgers and Boston University yesterday.
Nothing came easy for MSU Friday night as they upset No. 1 University of Virginia, 61-59, in one of the Spartans’ hardest fought victories of the year.
Tom Izzo’s team lost the turnover and rebounding battles, but managed to pull out a win thanks in large part to Branden Dawson who recorded a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds.
The Spartans fell at the hands of the Purdue Boilermakers on Friday losing 10-1.
This marked an eight-game winning streak for the ladies of Purdue.
In a stellar opening performance, the MSU women’s rowing team cruised to victory against Rutgers and Boston, two strong squads going into yesterday’s contest.
Michigan State only raced three teams (varsity eight, second varsity eight and novice eight) due to the lack of four man squads for Rutgers.
Madison Square Garden will be rocking Friday night when two of college basketball’s hottest teams face off for a bid to the Elite Eight.
No. 1 Virginia cruised through their first two games of the tournament, beating No. 16 Coastal Carolina and No. 8 Memphis by a combined 29 points. The Cavaliers earned the No. 1 seed by beating Duke in the ACC Tournament and have one of the best defenses in the nation.
This episode features gymnastics 101, a recap of the Big Ten Championships, a brief gymnastics history lesson, a preview for the NCAA Regionals, and much more!
Troy Jefferson brings you the first episode of Match Point. Listen for a review of MSU tennis’ most recent matches and a whole lot more.
Coming off of a 0-3 Big Ten start, Michigan State’s softball team looks for a comeback in their series against Purdue this weekend.
The three games will be played in West Lafayette, Ind. at the Boilermaker Softball Complex.
The weekend will be a reunion of sorts for Michigan State women’s rowing coach Matt Weise, and also for a former Spartan assistant coach and former rower. This time, however, Weise and the Spartan alumni will be operating on opposing teams.
Michigan State women’s rowing will travel east to New Brunswick, N.J. Friday for a race against Boston University and Rutgers University. Though Rutgers will join the Big Ten Conference next season, they will be competing as a member of the American Athletic Conference this season.
MSU heavyweight Mike McClure teaches how to execute a double leg takedown. He walks through each step and shows what to look for from an opposing wrestler.
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Spartan Playbook connects sports fans to the most high-profile athletes at Michigan State University. In each episode of Spartan Playbook, the most strategic moves in each sport are explored.
In the second episode of Warning Track, co-hosts Zac Swierad and Brett Kast are joined over the phone by MSU baseball head coach Jake Boss Jr.
They discuss the upcoming schedule, this season’s team motto, players to watch, and why the Michigan Wolverines are not on the schedule.
Brett and Zac also discuss the recent struggles at Ohio State, along with a breakdown of coach Boss’ interview.