When the Big Ten grows to 14 teams, the conference’s longtime football powers will literally be out of Minnesota’s half of the league. But the Gophers didn’t get any breaks on the upcoming schedules. In 2014 and 2015, when Maryland and Rutgers are added to the East, teams will only play two out-of-division opponents. Well, Minnesota drew Michigan and Ohio State for those two foes. In 2016, the Big Ten goes to nine-game conference schedules.
Alvin Ellis III will be joining Michigan State’s recruiting class after he was released from his commitment to Minnesota.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State’s NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.
Two years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.
The Big Ten tournament starts Thursday and it’s not hard to see why Michigan State coach Tom Izzo declared it one of the best ever.
You have to go way back to Sam Jacobson to remember a player that created this much basketball buzz.
Keith Appling bounced back in time to give No. 10 Michigan State a shot to share the Big Ten title. Appling scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half to help the Spartans beat No. 22 Wisconsin 58-43 on Thursday night and stay in the race for a piece of the conference championship.
Andre Hollins had 22 points and six assists and Rodney Williams added 15 points and six rebounds to lift No. 9 Minnesota to a 76-63 victory over No. 18 Michigan State on Monday.
Starting guard Joe Coleman scored 12 points, and No. 13 Minnesota got 42 points from its reserves in a 75-50 rout of Lafayette on Saturday night.
Her resume is hard to ignore.
Another seizure for Jerry Kill kept the Minnesota coach off the sideline for the second half of the game against Michigan State.
Le’Veon Bell rumbled for a career-high 266 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to put the game away, leading Michigan State to a 26-10 victory over Minnesota on Saturday to secure a spot in a bowl game.
Second-ranked Minnesota lived up to their billings Friday, scoring three times in the first period and coasting to a 5-1 men’s college hockey win over Michigan State.
A handful of Minnesota Wild fans, tired of the NHL lockout, got their hockey fix at the Mariucci arena.