The Spartans won their first game against Notre Dame in fifteen years to improve to 3-0 on the season.
After being demolished by the Fighting Irish last NCAA tournament, the Spartans are relishing the chance to get revenge this Thursday.
The Lady Spartans were led by Nia Clouden and freshman Alyza Robinson in route of in-state rival Eastern Michigan.
The Spartans return this season with high expectations as they bring back more than 71% of their scoring from last year and a highly experienced group of seniors.
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.