The Spartans scored their most points in Big Ten play this season thanks to 29 points from Kamaria McDaniel and 20 points from Taiyier Parks.
Michigan State needs Walker and Hauser to perform with consistency for the offense to work. That much was clear when the two were forced to the bench early against Maryland. Elite point guard play from Hoggard can unlock MSU’s best shooters and generate a rhythm on offense that the team desperately needs.
Michigan State hung on against Maryland, but the offensive hiatus down the stretch was its largest downfall.
Michigan State women’s basketball (11-12, 3-9) heads to Madison to take on Wisconsin (7-17, 2-10) for the second time this season. The Spartans fell to the Badgers in overtime in East Lansing on Jan. 11.
In a back-and-forth Big Ten slugfest, stellar play from fifth-year senior Joey Hauser and senior guard Tyson Walker ultimately propelled Michigan State past Maryland in a 63-58 victory.
Merchant thanked everyone for their support and well wishes in the statement and said she is continuing to focus on her health and taking the time necessary to get back to 100%.
Michigan State men's basketball looks to bounce back against Maryland on Tuesday night at the Breslin Center.
After a very promising first half, MSU's hopes for a season split with rival No. 17 U-M hopes slowly turned into lost dreams as fifth-year guard Leigha Brown and her team mounted an enormous second half, capped off with a 77-67 win. Brown finished with 29 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists.
The problem with the game against the Wolverines was not that they couldn't force turnovers—it was that they were not able to convert turnovers into points. The Spartans were only able to amass 14 points on their 20 turnovers, and Michigan had the same amount of points on just half the amount of turnovers.
After a gritty fight, the Michigan State women’s basketball team fell to No. 18 Michigan 77-67 for the second time this season, extending its losing streak to three.
The Wolverines won their previous matchup against the Spartans about three weeks ago in Ann Arbor by a score of 70-55. Tipoff for the rematch in East Lansing is set for 3 p.m. on BTN +.
In a showdown with a slow scoring start and a lousy offensive performance from both teams down the stretch, Michigan State ultimately collapsed to Rutgers 61-55 at Madison Square Garden
The two teams squared off just a few short weeks at the Breslin Center. Despite a tough start and some back-and-forth play, Michigan State ultimately pulled away late for a comfortable 70-57 victory.
After trailing by more than 20 points in the third quarter, Michigan State women’s basketball was able to bring the game within one point in the final seconds, but could not finish their monumental comeback on the road against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Head Men's Basketball Coach Tom Izzo met with the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the upcoming showdown against Rutgers at Madison Square Garden.
The Spartans are looking to bounce back from a loss against Illinois Sunday as they travel to Nebraska to play their second straight game without Head Women's Basketball Coach Suzy Merchant.
Michigan State Head Women's Basketball Coach Suzy Merchant was released from Sparrow Hospital and is currently at home resting, the team announced Monday morning.
Michigan State women’s basketball's double-digit comeback on the road fell short in the final minute to the No. 22 Fighting Illini. Junior guard Makira Cook was cooking on the offensive end all night, delivering a game-high performance with 26 points for the Illini.
The Spartan's need for a go-to center was evident in the midst of one of their worst defensive performance all season.