Michigan State women’s basketball associate head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton accepted the head coach position at Missouri State University, MSU announced Wednesday.
On Friday, Apr. 12, sophomore forward Sidney Cooks announced that she would not be returning to Michigan State for her junior season.
The Michigan State Spartans’ (21-12, 9-9 Big Ten) hope for a run in the NCAA Tournament may have been dashed by Notre Dame (32-3, 14-2 ACC) in the second round, but the Spartans are on the verge of greatness according to MSU coach Suzy Merchant.
No. 9 seeded Michigan State (21-12) fell 91-63 to defending NCAA Tournament Champions Notre Dame (32-3) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
On March 23, the No. 9 seeded Michigan State Spartans (21-11, 9-9 Big Ten) defeated the No. 8 seeded Central Michigan Chippewas (25-8, 15-3 MAC), 88-87, after a last second Shay Colley layup.
The No. 9 seeded Spartans will travel to South Bend this weekend to compete against No. 8 seeded Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Merchant, a four year starter and three year captain for Central (1988-91), held the school’s record for assists until senior guard Presley Hudson broke it this past season.
The No. 9 seeded Michigan State will travel to South Bend, Indiana to face the eighth seed Central Michigan Saturday, March 23.
USA Basketball announced Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant will coach the United States Women's’ Basketball team in the 2019 Pan American Games.
After losing in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament, the Michigan State Spartans now await for the women’s basketball tournament selection, which occurs on Monday, March 18.
No. 8 seed Michigan State was unable to recover from a second half slump and fell 71-55 to top seed Maryland in the quarterfinals.
The ninth-seed Spartans (20-10, 10-9 Big Ten) held on to defeat the eighth-seed Wildcats (16-14, 9-10 Big Ten), 68-52 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
The Spartans come off a 57-48 over Penn State Feb. 27. This win tied the records of wins at home during a season (15), an achievement the 2010-11 team reached.