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.
The Spartans look to add another Big Ten win to their resume as they head to Champaign for a matchup with Illinois next Sunday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.
The Spartans did enough to force a poor shooting night from Iowa's star Caitlin Clark, but 22 points in 22 minutes down low from Monika Czinano did the trick for the Hawkeyes.
Senior guard Moira Joiner's two-way game turned heads in Michigan State's loss to Wisconsin on Wednesday night.
Four MSU players put up double-digit points, allowing the Spartans to maintain their momentum throughout the game and knock off a top-ranked opponent for the first time this season.
With the win, MSU hands Indiana its first loss of the season, advancing to 9-5 overall and 1-2 Big Ten play.
After a slow start, MSU pulled away by limiting Oakland to just nine combined points in the second and third quarters.
Michigan State men's and women's basketball hosted MSU Madness for the first time since 2019.
Michigan State's women's basketball has released its schedule for the 2022-23 season, which includes participation in the Phil Knight Invitational on Thanksgiving weekend.
“I just needed to know my expectations, because obviously it's a cutthroat league and people were gonna get cut, especially on a team like this where we have a lot of veterans and experienced players,” Clouden said. “So my mindset was just to play hard.”
Highlighted by Spartan basketball legend and NBA Champion Draymond Green, the class also includes Herb Adderley (football), Kathy DeBoer (volleyball and basketball), Joan Garety (golf), Laura (Heyboer) Heethuis (soccer), Greg Jones (football), Kalisha Keane (basketball), Karen Langeland (basketball/administration) and Bob Steele (track and field).