Suzy Merchant has been a staple of Michigan State women’s basketball since she joined the staff in 2007. Former players Nia Clouden and Tori Jankoska reflected on what Merchant has done for them in their successes on and off the court.
Michigan State students react to the resignation of Suzy Merchant, MSU's head women's basketball coach of 16 seasons.
When the hundreds of little girls that come to the Breslin to see Suzy Merchant coach grow up, they’ll remember the example she set for them, cling to her words of advice and motivation and mimic her work ethic and character as they go out into the world.
Michigan State athletics announced Monday afternoon that head women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant will be stepping down from her role as head coach effective immediately.
With the loss to Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, Michigan State still remains on the wrong side of the NCAA tournament bubble. With its future still uncertain, the team reflected on the events of the season both on and off the court.
A large part of the reason Michigan State was able to stay in the game for so long against a team like No. 1 seeded Indiana was the stellar performance from graduate student guard Kamaria McDaniel.
The Spartans will have to wait until next Sunday to see if their late season effort was enough to get them a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
MSU women's basketball took down Nebraska in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday afternoon, its latest win in a string of victories late in the season.
The Spartans have the ability to make huge plays in transition, and that is what they have been demonstrating as the season has progressed—especially in their first game of the Big Ten Tournament.
It came down to the final seconds, but Michigan State women’s basketball escaped with a three-point win in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. With the win, MSU advances and will play No. 1 Indiana tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. EST.
MSU is headed into the tournament at the No. 9 seed for the fifth time in history. The team is set to take on No. 8 Nebraska (16-13, 8-10) in the second round at 12:30 pm on Thursday.
The Spartans will be taking on No. 8 seed Nebraska on Thursday, March 2, at 12:30 p.m. EST in the Big Ten Tournament.