Women’s basketball freshman center Madison Williams will miss the 2010-11 season after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament, MSU announced today.
In preparation for its first game of the season Thursday, the MSU women’s basketball team held its annual Green and White scrimmage Sunday at Breslin Center.
The MSU women’s basketball team will hold a Halloween Hoops event Sunday at Breslin Center. Fans are encouraged to wear costumes to the game because of the post-game festivities, comprising a costume contest and an autograph session.
Media day for the MSU women’s basketball team showed the Spartans are welcoming not just new players and uniforms, but a new type of game play in the 2010 season.
The MSU women’s basketball team hasn’t won six of its last seven games by luck. The Spartans are playing with a defensive swagger, allowing only 54.8 points per game during that stretch.
Kalisha Keane celebrated her 21st birthday Wednesday. Although the calendar says the junior forward officially is older, Keane’s most important growth has come on the court, where her ever-increasing maturity is paying dividends this season for the MSU women’s basketball team.
The season started promising for Courtney Schiffauer. Through two games, the sophomore forward led MSU in points (16.5), rebounds (7.5) and assists (four), and was emerging as a reliable 3-point threat after knocking down 8-of-13 tries.
Playing at Northwestern always is special for Lykendra Johnson. Welsh-Ryan Arena sits about 20 miles away from the sophomore forward’s hometown of River Forest, Ill., meaning family and friends likely will fill the stands when the Spartans play the Wildcats at 8 p.m. tonight.
Following a stretch of games when only one or two players would make an impact, the MSU women’s basketball team got a total team effort this past weekend against Minnesota and Purdue.
Embarrassing. Negligent. Inexcusable. Lowest point. Those were the words women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant used after watching her team’s offense fade into the night while blowing a 14-point second half lead in a 48-45 loss to Wisconsin on Thursday at Breslin Center.