For the second time in six games this season, including the preseason, Miles Bridges suffered an injury that required the preseason Big Ten Player of the Year to head to the locker room.
Senior running back Gerald Holmes knew there was football still left to play this season, but following MSU’s 17-7 win over Maryland, it was hard for him not to recognize the meaning of Saturday's game.
Through heavy rain Saturday, MSU’s offense, led by a dominant rushing attack, charged down the field on the Spartans’ opening possession and found the end zone on an 11-play, 69-yard scoring drive that was capped off by a 2-yard rush by LJ Scott.
MSU beat Stony Brook 93-71 in the Spartans first game since they lost to No. 1 Duke on Tuesday.
Through the rain, wintry mix and heavy snow, the Spartans’ run game rebounded from a dismal outing last weekend against Ohio State as No. 17 MSU defeated Maryland 17-7 Saturday in their last home game of the season.