A late rally from MSU wasn't enough as the Spartans fell to 10-13 overall and 1-11 in the Big Ten conference.
Michigan State volleyball showed fight despite falling to Michigan 3-0 in a rivalry match. The 'Battle at the Breslin' game set a program attendance record of 7,326 fans.
The Spartans struggled to keep up with the Gophers on their home court during the second half of the match, and Minnesota swept MSU 3-0.
Michigan State put up a strong effort in the first two sets, but lost steam in the third and final set.
The Spartans are now 9-2 overall as they head into the Big Ten season next week.
With new head coach Leah Johnson on the sideline, Michigan State volleyball is making a major shift for its program, shifting all of its home games from Jenison Fieldhouse to the Breslin Center.
A new age of Spartan volleyball is officially underway.
Johnson will be replacing former Head Coach Cathy George, who retired after 16 years of coaching MSU.
George retires as the winningest volleyball coach in MSU history.
Michigan State volleyball was extremely close to snatching wins, but ell short each set against Michigan.
The Spartans will need to reduce the unforced errors if they hope to knock off No. 9 Purdue on the road and improve to nine wins and .500 on the season.
Michigan State drops their fourth and fifth consecutive game of the season.
Michigan State volleyball looks to bounce back over the weekend with tough games against Wisconsin and Maryland.
Michigan State volleyball dropped both games over the weekend despite strong play.