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Basketball


 

MSU defeats Oakland 87-61


Erin Hampton / The State News

Junior guard Denzel Valentine pushes past Oakland forward Tommie McCune Dec. 14, 2014, during the game at Breslin Center. The Spartans defeated the Golden Grizzlies, 87-61. Erin Hampton/The State News

MSU defeats Oakland 87-61



With the game well in hand early in the second half, the biggest story of the night became whether or not senior forward Branden Dawson would score his 1000th career point at MSU.

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Hot shooting a key in MSU basketball's win over Oakland



Efficient shooting has been the story of the men's basketball team through ten games, and the nation’s top three-point shooting team did what it does best to storm past Oakland.As team, MSU (7-3) shot over 55 percent from the field and just under ... Read more



MSU men's basketball defeats Arkansas- Pine Bluff 85-52



MSU raced out to an early lead against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and after 40 minutes of punishment for the visiting Golden Lions, the Spartans came away with an imposing 85-52 victory.Junior guard Bryn Forbes continued his hot shooting, making his first ... Read more


Women's basketball overcomes Georgia Tech in overtime, 79-73



MSU hosted Georgia Tech as part of the ACC/Big Ten challenge, and after falling behind early, the Spartans needed overtime to claw out a tough 79-73 victory.The Spartans (5-1) got off to a very slow start and appeared out of sync as Georgia Tech (5-4) ... Read more