Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Sports | Women's Basketball


Johnson providing spark, making impact

Since entering the starting lineup five games ago, redshirt freshman forward Lykendra Johnson has proven extremely effective for the MSU women’s basketball team, using her size and athleticism to bother the other team defensively on the wing.


Spartans edge past Boilermakers

The MSU women’s basketball team shut down the Boilermakers Monday night at Breslin Center. Now 6-7 in the Big Ten, the Spartans clinched the 56-54 victory in the closing seconds of the game thanks to senior guard Courtney Davidson who scored five of the last seven Spartan points.


Sooners' second-half surge defeats women's basketball team

The MSU women’s basketball team held on until the end, when Oklahoma clinched the win 66-55. After claiming the lead for good just under three minutes left in the game, the Sooners handed the Spartans their first home loss of the season. Oklahoma point guard Jenna Plumley sunk the 3-point game-winner with 2:42 left on the clock to start the 10-2 Sooner run.


Women's basketball beats Jaguars

The MSU women’s basketball team came out and dominated visiting IUPUI from the opening tip Friday night, defeating the Jaguars 65-35 in the first round of the Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament at the Breslin Center.