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Michigan State Tops Purdue For 9th Straight Win

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Spartans handle Boilermakers after sluggish start.

Cassius Winston began with a 16-plus-minute scoreless stretch but finished with 23 points, helping the Spartans pull away to beat the Boilermakers 77-59 on Tuesday night. 757 more words

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Wolverines Stay Perfect With 74-63 Win Over Indiana

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Undefeated, Wolverines making it look easy.

Charles Matthews scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to help No. 612 more words

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Nittany Lions Latest Victim of Undefeated Wolverines 68-55

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Opposing defense focus on Jordan Poole, but is it working?

“I think today was the first time that I was actually being denied the ball on the perimeter, so it was something that I had to adjust to,” the Michigan sophomore said. 819 more words

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7-Game Win Steak On The Line For Basketball Spartans

Big Ten hoop match-ups this week.

GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 8 Michigan State at No. 14 Ohio State. The Spartans (12-2, 3-0) have won seven in a row after beating Northwestern on Wednesday night. 741 more words

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With two weeks left in the non-conference, Big Ten teams have done some work

For as poor a job as the conference did a season ago at putting teams in position to earn a tournament bid, no one can say the Big Ten as a collective unit hasn’t done really nice work in the non conference. 1,617 more words

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No. 9 Michigan State Edges Rutgers 78-69

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Last season, Tom Izzo wanted to leave Nick Ward in New Jersey after a poor game against Rutgers.

Friday night, Michigan State’s coach and the rest of the Spartans were singing Ward’s praises. 980 more words

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Had my first chance to see M this year

M made a big run over the first half to push the lead out to double digits over Providence.

M defense is of course legit. They’re giving up little penetration and doing a great job of contesting shots at the same time. 380 more words

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