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After two McDonald's All-Americans last year in guard Joshua Langford and forward Miles Bridges, the MSU men's basketball team will welcome another in the form of signee Jaren Jackson Jr. Over on the women's basketball side, signee Sidney Cooks was also named a McDonald's All-American.
Both of the two recruits signed to play for head coach Tom Izzo and the MSU men's basketball team next season were named nominees to the 40th McDonald's All-American games. The duo, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Xavier Tillman, are among 272 national athletes to be nominated.
On Tuesday night, senior guard Tori Jankoska broke two records for the MSU women’s basketball team. The first came early in the game with Jankoska just seven points away from becoming the all-time leading scorer.
Tuesday was a night filled with victory for MSU Women’s Basketball as senior guard Tori Jankoska became the program's new all-time leading scorer and the team defeated Ohio State University, 94-75.
On a chilly Saturday evening, the MSU women’s basketball team downed the University of Nebraska at the Breslin Center, 93-73. With the season in full motion, the starting lineup is beginning to form with two freshmen sliding into the lineup. One of those is redshirt-freshman forward Victoria ‘Coco’ Gaines, who has been showing she’s an asset when on the court.
After collapsing in the match against Illinois, MSU women's basketball head coach Suzy Merchant was on the bench for the first time Saturday night as the Spartans defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 93-73.
Update: MSU's women's head basketball coach Suzy Merchant was released from the hospital Monday, according to a statement from MSU Athletics released at about 5 p.m.
After nine days without playing, the MSU women’s basketball team went out on the court and defeated Northeastern University, 78-44. The Spartans downed the Huskies in game one of the sports tripleheader between the schools.
Sitting on the bench for less than a minute against Oakland University on Dec. 2, Tori Jankoska wasn’t pleased. Up to that point, about 4:36 left in the second quarter, she had chipped in five points, four assists, a steal and five rebounds though her team clung to a one-point lead.
The MSU women’s basketball team went on the road Tuesday to play Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. With a 71-54 win over Quinnipiac, the Spartans bring their season record to 8-2 overall. It was an all-around effort from the Spartans as senior captain and guard Tori Jankoska led the team with a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds.
After rounding out a five-game road trip with a loss to No. 21 Syracuse on Nov. 30, the No. 22 MSU women’s basketball team (7-2 overall) hosted the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies (4-3 overall) at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Senior guard Tori Jankoska had a career-high 37 points for the Spartans, who defeated the Grizzlies by a final score of 81-74.
In their fourth game in seven days, the No. 21 MSU women's basketball team took a trip to Western Michigan to play Friday night. In a close game against the Mustangs, senior guards Tori Jankoska and Branndais Agee helped the team inch out Western Michigan in overtime by a final score of 68-64
The No. 22 MSU women’s basketball team played the Southern University Jaguars Tuesday night at the Breslin Center. The Spartans showed more new faces on the court throughout the game, and senior guard Tori Jankoska led the Spartans to a 70-55 victory.
To complete the MSU women's basketball 2017 recruiting class, head coach Suzy Merchant announced Tuesday that 6-foot-4 forward Sidney Cooks signed her National Letter of Intent, according to a release by MSU Athletic Communications.
Wednesday marked the beginning of the early signing period for a number of collegiate sports.
On Sunday afternoon the No. 24 MSU women’s basketball team played an exhibition game against Northwood University. The Spartans started slowly both offensively and defensively, but were able to pull away with an 82-47 victory with the help of the chemistry of freshman guard Taryn McCutcheon and senior guard Tori Jankoska.
The 2016-2017 MSU women's basketball team held its first and only exhibition game of the season at the Breslin Center Sunday. There, the Spartans defeated the Timberwolves by a final score of 82-47.
The MSU women’s basketball team is only days away from their first exhibition game against Northwood University. Late Friday evening, the team announced in a press release junior guard Morgan Green has been dismissed from the team.
With the MSU women's basketball season right around the corner, the Big Ten conference released its preseason coaches and media polls, according to a press release. In the rankings, MSU is tied for third with Indiana University in the coaches poll.
The MSU women’s basketball team held its annual media day at the Breslin Center Wednesday, after fans got a first glance at the team during MSU Madness on Oct. 14. There, head coach Suzy Merchant spoke in a press conference, addressing the changes since last offseason.