Michigan State Holds Off St. Louis To Advance To Sweet 16Draymond Green scored 16 points with 13 rebounds and set up Keith Appling's late 3-pointer, giving top-seeded Michigan State a 65-61 win over Saint Louis on Sunday and sending the Spartans to the round of 16 in the West Regional of the NCAA tournament.
Buckeyes Beat Spartans, For 3-Way Tie For Big Ten TitleWilliam Buford made a high-arcing jumper from the top of the key with 1 second left, lifting No. 10 Ohio State to a 72-70 win over No. 5 Michigan State on Sunday, forging a three-way tie for the Big Ten title.
No. 9 Michigan State Beats No. 23 Michigan 64-54Draymond Green had 14 points and 16 rebounds to lead No. 9 Michigan State to a 64-54 win over No. 23 Michigan on Sunday, backing up his guarantee of a victory.
Illini Upset No. 9 Michigan State, 42-41Brandon Paul shook off a poor-shooting game to score 18 points, including two free throws with 45 seconds left that gave Illinois the lead in a 42-41 victory over No. 9 Michigan State on Tuesday night.
No. 20 Michigan Edges No. 9 Michigan State 60-59Stu Douglass made a layup with 36.5 seconds remaining, and No. 20 Michigan held on through a wild final sequence to edge No. 9 Michigan State 60-59 on Tuesday night.
Sixth-Ranked Spartans Fall To Northwestern 81-74Michigan State coach Tom Izzo fretted during practice that some of his younger players would have a difficult time adjusting to the tempo and unique style of Northwestern's offense.
Michigan State Keeps NCAA Tournament Hopes AliveMichigan State played a must-win game against Iowa Thursday and did just that. The Spartans finished with a five point lead and shut down the Hawkeyes.
Northwestern Falls To Michigan St In OTThis was Michigan State's second straight game they won in overtime. The four point deficit broke Northwestern's win streak.