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Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State Spartans
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller.
The Spartans are the athletic teams of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. The school colors are green and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference except the hockey team. Past teams have won 11 National Championships. Famous athletes include Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Scott Skiles, Kirk Gibson, Steve Garvey, Bubba Smith and Ryan Miller. « Show less

Top Michigan State Spartans Articles

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  • Terps' Jake Layman named Big Ten Player of the Week, plus a note on the polls

    Terps' Jake Layman named Big Ten Player of the Week, plus a note on the polls
    Junior forward Jake Layman was honored as the Big Ten Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Monday. Layman, who also was picked as the conference's Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 22, averaged 17.5 points and 12.5...
  • Terps guards set for another tough test vs. Indiana

    Terps guards set for another tough test vs. Indiana
    After scoring 26 points in Michigan State’s 68-66 double-overtime loss to Maryland in East Lansing, Mich., on Dec, 30, Spartans guard Travis Trice became the primary focus for the Terps in their defensive preparation going into Saturday’s game...
  • Playing 'more aggressive,' Jake Layman helps Terps dominate Michigan State

    Playing 'more aggressive,' Jake Layman helps Terps dominate Michigan State
    Jake Layman celebrated right along with his Maryland teammates when the Terps opened life in the Big Ten with a double-overtime victory at Michigan State on Dec. 30. Though he had nine rebounds, two blocks and a steal, Layman knew he had to do score...
  • NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan

    NU suffers 4th straight loss, heartbreaker at Michigan
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When is enough, enough? Northwestern coach Chris Collins is left wondering after his team dropped a 56-54 heart-breaker Saturday night to Michigan at the Crisler Center. The Wildcats have lost four straight. "It's not easy...
  • Melo Trimble breaks out of slump as Terps beat Michigan State, 75-59

    Melo Trimble breaks out of slump as Terps beat Michigan State, 75-59
    Gary Williams was honored at Maryland on Friday night for his induction into two halls of fame last year, and received a standing ovation and collective fist pump from the season's first sellout crowd at Xfinity Center during halftime of Saturday's game...
  • Terps show how good they might be with dominating win over Spartans

    Terps show how good they might be with dominating win over Spartans
    The Maryland men's basketball team is in the midst of a breakout season, but — as they say in those irritating Geico commercials — everybody knows that. The only question coming into Saturday's rematch against Michigan State was how good the...
  • As they prepare for Purdue, No. 11 Terps embrace life on the road in unfamiliar Big Ten

    As they prepare for Purdue, No. 11 Terps embrace life on the road in unfamiliar Big Ten
    The Maryland men's basketball team was collectively clueless about where it was Friday morning as the bus taking the Terps from their hotel to practice here at 47-year-old Mackey Arena rolled onto John R. Wooden Drive. Even Maryland coach Mark Turgeon,...
  • Devin Smith survives drought, thoughts of quitting to make big impact for Ohio State

    Ohio State senior Devin Smith came to a point at midseason where he briefly thought of quitting. It was October, and the playmaking receiver wasn't getting the ball. He wasn't sure he trusted the coaching staff. He was agonizing over personal issues...
  • After one of his worst games as a Terp, Dez Wells seeks early-season form

    Maybe it was brain freeze brought on by the sub-zero temperatures that Maryland has met this week in its first two-game, five-day road swing in the Big Ten. Or maybe it was Maryland senior Dez Wells developing short-term amnesia with no lasting side...
  • Travis Trice leads Michigan State past Iowa on road

    IOWA CITY, Iowa Enough already, Iowa seemed to be saying. Enough squandered leads. Enough late-game gaffes. Enough losing to Michigan State. And then the Hawkeyes seemed to say: "Who's got Travis Trice?!" In a stunning reversal Thursday night at...
  • Lehighton native Dave Warner has unique perspective on Ohio State-Oregon football championship game

    How different might things be, Dave Warner wonders, had Michigan State scored a late first-half touchdown, one that would've given the Spartans a two-touchdown cushion against Ohio State in their Big Ten Conference showdown on Nov. 8 in East Lansing....