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Michigan State women's basketball moves up after upset win

January 14, 2019
Freshman guard Nia Clouden (24) goes up for a shot during the game against Minnesota on Jan. 9, 2019 at Breslin Center. The Spartans beat the Gophers, 86-68.
Freshman guard Nia Clouden (24) goes up for a shot during the game against Minnesota on Jan. 9, 2019 at Breslin Center. The Spartans beat the Gophers, 86-68. —
Photo by Sylvia Jarrus | The State News

After an upset win over Minnesota on Jan. 9, the Spartans moved up six spots to No. 17 in this week’s AP poll. 

Other Big Ten teams in the Top 25 include  No. 9 Maryland (83-69 win over Michigan), No. 21 Rutgers (62-56 win over Nebraska), No. 22 Iowa (57-62 loss to Purdue), No. 23 Minnesota (68-86 loss to MSU) and No. 25 Indiana (75-68 win over Wisconsin).

Week 11 AP poll 

  1. Notre Dame (16-1)
  2. UConn (14-1)
  3. Baylor (13-1)
  4. Louisville (15-1)
  5. Oregon (15-1)
  6. Stanford (14-1)
  7. Mississippi State (15-1)
  8. North Carolina State (17-0)
  9. Maryland (15-1)
  10. Oregon State (14-2)
  11. Texas (14-2)
  12. Syracuse (14-2)
  13. Gonzaga (16-1)
  14. Marquette (14-3)
  15. South Carolina (12-4)
  16. Kentucky (15-3)
  17. Michigan State (12-3)
  18. Iowa State (13-3)
  19. Arizona State (10-5)
  20. Tennessee (12-4)
  21. Rutgers (13-3)
  22. Iowa (11-4)
  23. Minnesota (12-3) 
  24. DePaul (12-5) 
  25. Indiana (15-2)

MSU will take on the Buckeyes in Columbus, tonight, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. (airing on BTN) before returning home to face No. 9 Maryland at the Breslin Center on Jan 17. The Spartans will also be traveling to Piscataway to face No. 21 Rutgers on Jan 20 at 2 p.m.

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