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Andrew Fifer

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Tourney hopes hinging

Indianapolis - Through 27 games this season, the MSU women's basketball team was only familiar with the winning end of blowouts. But Ohio State introduced the Spartans (17-11) to the losing end with a 71-55 thumping Friday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. After MSU head coach Joanne P.


Buckeyes oust Spartans

Indianapolis - The third time wasn't the charm for Spartan head coach Joanne P. McCallie. It was a nightmare.Ohio State drilled MSU 71-55 Friday at the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis.


Women's basketball drops Wildcats, moves on to postseason

After the first 16 minutes, it seemed the MSU women's basketball team would be in another close game, in the final contest of the regular season. But the Spartans (17-10 overall, 10-6 Big Ten) clamped down on defense, and routed Northwestern 75-43 in front of 8,614 fans at Breslin Center on Sunday. The Spartans' 10 Big Ten wins are the most in head coach Joanne P.


Lusterless losses end season

The MSU football team's season was low-lighted by lackluster efforts, humiliating losses, several suspensions and the dismissal of the head coach before the end of the year. There were five losses by 21 points or more, five players who voluntarily left the team and six players suspended for one game or more. "It was a disaster," ESPN college football analyst Beano Cook said.


Cornerback adjusts to play

With three senior cornerbacks on the roster, it seemed improbable that a first-year player would get any significant playing time in the secondary this season for MSU.And that's exactly the mentality freshman cornerback Ashton Watson carried into the game against Michigan on Nov.