After a tough 6-2 loss to the Buckeyes on night one of the series, Michigan State's hockey was on the prowl for a comeback win on Senior Night to take down its visitors once and for all. Three goals in the second period helped the Spartans beat Ohio State 5-2 on the second and last night of the team's final home series this season.
After a 70-66 victory against Michigan last Sunday and a 68-59 victory over Purdue on Wednesday, the Michigan State women's basketball team collected its third victory in a row as they dominated the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 93-57 on Saturday, Feb. 24. With this win, the Spartans now sit at 20-7 in overall play and 10-6 in Big Ten conference games, and the Scarlet Knights fall to 8-22 overall and 2-15 in conference games.
After a bye week for the Spartans, the men's hockey team was back at Munn Ice Arena for the final home series of the regular season to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes. OSU is currently ranked last in the Big Ten with just a lone three conference wins, but after a prior weekend sweep against the Wisconsin Badgers, the Buckeyes kept their hot streak alive and took a dominating 6-2 win over the Spartans.
Michigan State wrestling closed out its season by beating Central Michigan University 18-13 in a nail-biting meet. With the victory, the Spartans ended the season with a 10-6 overall record and a 2-6 record in the Big Ten.
The time had finally arrived for the last home series of the regular season for the Michigan State Spartans, and another opportunity at a big sweep against the Ohio State Buckeyes, but MSU took a quick fall in the second period which resulted in a 6-2 loss in night one of the two-game series.
As a matchup with Ohio State looms on the horizon, MSU (17-10 overall, 9-7 Big Ten) will look to get back to the level it was playing pre-Iowa. Their performance starts with guarding the paint and making free throws, two areas absent from his squad’s performance against the Hawkeyes.
In the blink of an eye, the Michigan State Spartans' successful hockey season has flashed by and the last home series of the regular season has arrived as the team prepares to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes for a chance to fight for the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten.
The Michigan State women’s basketball team has collected back-to-back games in the winning column after their defeat against Purdue for the second time this season with a score of 68-59. The win on Wednesday, Feb. 21 is the Spartan’s second win in a row after dropping back-to-back games for the first time all season with losses to Indiana and Ohio State.
Michigan State men's wrestling returns to Jenison Fieldhouse this Friday, Feb. 23 to host Central Michigan in its final meet of the season where the Spartans will also be honoring graduating students for their Senior Night.
Baris was recently ranked No. 4 in the country by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, or ITA. With this, Baris' ranking is the highest individual ranking any player has ever reached while playing at Michigan State.
The Michigan State men’s basketball team logged its first home loss since Dec. 5, falling 78-71 to Iowa after never fully recovering from its 12-point deficit at halftime.
The Spartans fell victim to poor play inside and not enough collective effort defensively against the Hawkeyes, falling 78-71 while getting out-scored 40-28 in the paint.
Coming off the team's first season sweep against its in-state rival, the University of Michigan, since the 2018-2019 season, Michigan State women’s basketball will have another road game against Purdue University on Wednesday, Feb. 21. They are looking for yet another season sweep against a Big Ten team.
Being sixth in the polls after a sweep of their in-state rivals, the Michigan Wolverines, the Spartans went to the bye week in high spirits, and even without play, the team continued to make big moves as the Spartans jumped to fourth place in both the USCHO and USA Hockey polls. This is the highest rank the Spartans have received in the polls since the team ranked third place back in their 2007 season.