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3rd-Seeded Michigan State Beats No. 14 Valpo 65-54

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.

03/21/2013

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Michigan, Michigan St Both Staying Close To Home

Two years ago, Jordan Morgan and Michigan had to play a road game in the NCAA tournament — or so it seemed at first.

03/20/2013

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Deep Field Could Mean Big Thrills For Big Ten

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.

03/13/2013

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Spending Time With MN’s Nationally Known Tyus Jones

You have to go way back to Sam Jacobson to remember a player that created this much basketball buzz.

03/08/2013

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No. 10 Michigan State Beats No. 22 Wisconsin 58-43

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.

03/08/2013

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No. 9 Minnesota Tops No. 18 Michigan St, 76-63

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.

12/31/2012

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Gophers Rout Lafayette, 75-50

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.

12/22/2012

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Braham Guard Sinks 4,000 Points, Continues Winning Legacy

Her resume is hard to ignore.

12/07/2012

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Coach Kill Has Seizure, Misses 2nd Half

Another seizure for Jerry Kill kept the Minnesota coach off the sideline for the second half of the game against Michigan State.

11/24/2012

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Michigan State Beats Minnesota 26-10 For Bowl Bid

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.

11/24/2012

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Minnesota Routs Michigan St. 5-1

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.

10/12/2012

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Gopher Hockey Fans Welcome Minnesota Wild Fans

A handful of Minnesota Wild fans, tired of the NHL lockout, got their hockey fix at the Mariucci arena.

10/12/2012

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Big Ten Coaches: Don’t Write Off League Just Yet

Big Ten coaches had just one request for those ripping the conference after a rough weekend. Wait. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini cautioned against making “snap judgments” so early in the season, no matter how rough things looked.

09/11/2012

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U Student Generates MIT Interest With Bracket Formula

Like most basketball fans, University of Minnesota graduate student Luke Stanke is checking the teams and figuring out his brackets. But Stanke has a secret weapon.

03/12/2012

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Big Ten Exploring 4-Team Playoff

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis says his peers in the Big Ten are comfortable exploring the possibility of a four-team playoff for the national championship.

02/07/2012

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Upsets Plentiful In Balanced Big Ten

Penn State shocks Illinois. Nebraska knocks off Indiana. Minnesota wins at Indiana. Northwestern beats Michigan State. Iowa stuns Michigan.

01/23/2012

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No. 15 Michigan State Beats Minnesota 31-24

MarQueis Gray threw three touchdown passes to Da’Jon McKnight for the Golden Gophers (2-7, 1-4), who upset Iowa last weekend but were unable to shake up the conference title race again.

11/05/2011

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Spartans Try To Get Back On Track Against Gophers

October is finally over and No. 15 Michigan State came out of it OK despite a tough schedule.

11/04/2011

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Keane Leads No. 10 Michigan State Past Minnesota

Kalisha Keane scored 19 points to help No. 10 Michigan State rally from 12 points down in the second half to beat Minnesota 65-51 on Sunday.

02/27/2011

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Lucas Leads Michigan State Past Minnesota 53-48

Kalin Lucas scored 18 points for Michigan State, and the Spartans harassed Minnesota into a season-low score by outlasting the Gophers 53-48 on Tuesday night in a matchup of two Big Ten teams sitting squarely on the NCAA tournament bubble.

02/22/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Basketball team has a monster home game against Michigan State Tuesday night. Mike Grimm previews the game with forward Trevor Mbakwe!

02/22/2011

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Johnson, No. 12 Michigan State Top Minnesota 66-54

Lykendra Johnson had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help No. 12 Michigan State beat Minnesota 66-54 Sunday and continue the best start in school history.

01/23/2011

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Golden Gopher Update

Dave Lee, Dave Mona and Darrell Thompson talked to Gopher Head Coach Jeff Horton following the loss to Michigan State on Saturday.

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11/6/10 Dave Lee’s Gopher Football Highlights

The Gophers fell short at Michigan State Saturday, losing 31-8. Dave Lee, Dave Mona and Darrell Thompson had the call of the game from East Lansing. Here are a few of the highlights.

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Dave Mona’s Vignettes: Michigan State

I COULDN’T RESIST ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE TRIVIA VIGNETTES, AND THIS ONE HAS A LITTLE BIT OF SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE FROM MOVIE LOVERS TO HOCKEY FANS. READY? HERE GOES. 10 QUESTIONS. ANSWERS TO FOLLOW: 1. THE […]

11/07/2010

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