Junior southpaw Keegan Baar’s day was cut short for MSU’s home opener, but once again the bats came alive as the Spartans defeated in-state rival Central Michigan University on Tuesday, 11-2.
TULSA, Okla. — The morale was low in the Spartans’ locker room, after a crushing 90-70 loss to Kansas Sunday to end MSU’s season. The No. 9-seeded Spartans came close to upsetting the No. 1 Jayhawks — MSU stayed at the coattails of Kansas for nearly 30 minutes and trailed by five with 6:43 to play. But Kansas throttled the Spartans until the end, finishing the game on a 19-3 run and holding MSU scoreless for the last 2:36 of regulation.
TULSA, Okla. — With a trip to the Sweet Sixteen on the line, the No. 1-seeded Kansas University Jayhawks used a series of runs late in the game to work past No. 9 MSU at the BOK Center Sunday. The runs aided the Jayhawks in advancing another round in the NCAA Tournament after defeating the Spartans, 90-70.
TULSA, Okla. — When Miami Hurricanes head coach Jim Larrañaga took the podium Thursday for NCAA Tournament media day, his scouting report for the No. 9 Spartans didn’t consist of typical match-ups.
TULSA, Okla. — The first 13 minutes of No. 9 MSU’s 78-58 win over No. 8 Miami Friday night looked like déjà vu.