Jennifer Aldridge, host of Merchantaries, discusses the past week in MSU basketball.
She talks about the annual senior night as well as the Spartans performance in the Big Ten Tournament.
The Spartans (13-7, 5-2) will take on the Wisconsin Badgers (9-10, 2-5) tonight at 7 p.m. at the Breslin Center.
After losing two straight games, the Spartans found their way back to winning, defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes, 82-68. MSU has won their first four Big Ten road games for the second time in program history.
Freshman Tori Jankoska led MSU and also tied her season-high with 25 points. Fifteen of those points came from three-pointers. She only missed twice from behind the arc.
Center Madison Williams feels motivated when people that do not know the game recognize her difference on the floor.
But her focus is to get back into shape.
“I’m embarrassed that I’m so tired,” Williams said. Read More…
Escaping the cold of Michigan, the Spartans play their first matchup of the 2013 Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan against No. 13 Oklahoma State at 2 p.m. today.
Coming off of an 80-62 win against Oakland University, the Spartans are hoping to break the 2-2 all-time series tie against the Cowgirls.
After pushing through a sluggish start, the Spartans defeated Rice 81-68 Saturday night The Spartans struggled in the first half after forward Annalise Pickrel was taken out of the game for picking up two early fouls. Shortly after Pickrel left the court, center Madison Williams made an appearance after missing all but three games in her three years at Michigan State due to an ACL injury.
After sitting on the sidelines supporting her team for the past two seasons, Madison Williams is ready to give this season a try.
Thursday was media day for the Spartan women’s basketball team, held at Breslin Student Events Center. With all the girls ready for the new season, there has been a special spotlight on red shirt junior, Madison Williams. Read More…
After much excitement for Midnight Madness, the Spartan women’s basketball team came out eager and ready for the new season. And the ladies put Spartan fans in a good mood.
The night started out with lines of excited fans wrapped around the Breslin Center. Many were eager to see the women’s team, who finished 24-8 last season and earned a tournament berth for their fifth straight season. Read More…