big ten – Blissfield http://blissfield.net/ Thu, 17 Mar 2022 14:31:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://blissfield.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-3-120x120.png big ten – Blissfield http://blissfield.net/ 32 32 Michigan State Spartans take on Davidson Wildcats in first round of NCAA Tournament https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-spartans-take-on-davidson-wildcats-in-first-round-of-ncaa-tournament/ Thu, 17 Mar 2022 12:15:59 +0000 https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-spartans-take-on-davidson-wildcats-in-first-round-of-ncaa-tournament/ Davidson Wildcats (27-6, 15-3 A-10) vs. Michigan State Spartans (22-12, 11-9 Big Ten) Greenville, South Carolina; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Michigan State -1.5; plus/minus is 140.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Michigan State Spartans play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against the Davidson Wildcats. The Spartans record in Big Ten […]]]>

Davidson Wildcats (27-6, 15-3 A-10) vs. Michigan State Spartans (22-12, 11-9 Big Ten)

Greenville, South Carolina; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Michigan State -1.5; plus/minus is 140.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Michigan State Spartans play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against the Davidson Wildcats.

The Spartans record in Big Ten games is 11-9. Michigan State ranks fourth among the Big Ten in rebounding with an average of 33.7 rebounds. Marcus Bingham leads the Spartans with 6.1 boards.

The Wildcats are 15-3 in the A-10 game. Davidson ranks sixth in the A-10 with 31.9 rebounds per game led by Luka Brajkovic with an average of 7.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gabe Brown is averaging 11.4 points for the Spartans. Joey Hauser is averaging 0.8 3-pointers over Michigan State’s last 10 games.

Foster Loyer is shooting 44.5 percent from beyond the arc with 2.6 3-pointers per game for the Wildcats, while averaging 16.3 points and 3.3 assists. Hyunjung Lee is shooting 50.4% and averaging 11.3 points over the last 10 games for Davidson.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spartans: 4-6, averaged 72.2 points, 34.8 rebounds, 14.7 assists, 5.0 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 69.7 points per game.

Wildcats: 7-3, averaging 73.6 points, 32.5 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 2.5 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.0 percent from the field. Their opponents average 64.9 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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Gonzaga No. 1 overall in NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament as Michigan State Spartans get No. 10 seed, No. 11 Michigan Wolverines | News, Sports, Jobs https://blissfield.net/gonzaga-no-1-overall-in-ncaa-mens-basketball-tournament-as-michigan-state-spartans-get-no-10-seed-no-11-michigan-wolverines-news-sports-jobs/ Mon, 14 Mar 2022 13:14:17 +0000 https://blissfield.net/gonzaga-no-1-overall-in-ncaa-mens-basketball-tournament-as-michigan-state-spartans-get-no-10-seed-no-11-michigan-wolverines-news-sports-jobs/ Purdue’s Trevion Williams, right, goes to the basket against Michigan State’s Julius Marble II during the first half of a Big Ten Conference tournament semifinal Saturday in Indianapolis. (AP picture) Purdue’s Trevion Williams, right, goes to the basket against Michigan State’s Julius Marble II during the first half of a Big […]]]>



Purdue’s Trevion Williams, right, goes to the basket against Michigan State’s Julius Marble II during the first half of a Big Ten Conference tournament semifinal Saturday in Indianapolis. (AP picture)

From household names at the top of the range – Gonzaga, Kansas, Baylor – to well-worn debates everywhere – why was Coach K shipped out West? did anyone do Dayton wrong? – this version of Selection Sunday was as comfortable as a well-worn Air Jordan.

March Madness is back to normal, or as close to normal as it gets, and that means all of these amazing upsets and one-off winners will be playing out in front of mad crowds for the first time in three years.

“It was a really special year because we all realized what we had missed,” said Villanova coach Jay Wright, whose second-seeded team won the Big East title in front of a packed house at Madison Square Garden.

Gonzaga is the top seed overall, with Arizona, Kansas and Baylor joining them on the “1” line for it “It feels like the good old days” NCAA Tournament. It’s the first since 2019 to be played in different cities and time zones across America. The party lands in New Orleans for the Final Four and the championship game from April 2-4.

It’s a return to the way things were before the pandemic removed the tournament from the 2020 schedule entirely, then turned the 2021 event into a one-city affair – all matches were played in a bubble of fortune in front of limited crowds in and around Indianapolis.

Michigan guard Eli Brooks, right, shoots Indiana guard Trey Galloway in the second half of the Big Ten Conference tournament in Indianapolis on Thursday. Indiana beat Michigan 74-69. (AP picture)

“It’s about staying in the moment and having fun more than anyone in the tournament,” said second-seeded Kentucky coach John Calipari.

The best way to have fun, of course, is to win it all. Baylor did it last year in a title match against Gonzaga. Just like last year, the two are the No. 1 seeds again.

Arizona was next at 6-1, followed by Kentucky (15-2) and Baylor (11-1).

“A great learning experience,” Gonzaga’s Drew Timme called out last year’s runner-up in an interview on ESPN. “Obviously things didn’t go the way we wanted. But it allowed a lot of self-growth for the program.

Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final tournament before his retirement saw Duke play as the No. 2 seed in the West. His road to a 13th Final Four could include a second-round match against Tom Izzo and No. 10 Michigan State. And while some thought the selection committee might send Coach K to his native Chicago and the Midwest for the Sweet 16 as a parting gift, somehow it would be more like a trip to San Francisco and a potential meeting with Mark Few’s Bulldogs.

Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren, left, and Saint Mary’s Kyle Bowen scramble for the ball during the second half of the West Coast Conference Tournament Championship game Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP picture)

The teams that just slipped into the No. 12 seeds Wyoming and Indiana, who will face off in the top four. No. 11 seeds Rutgers and Notre Dame were the other bottom two teams, while Michigan was also seeded 11th.

The Fighting Irish, Hoosiers and Wolverines are among the top nine national teams to come out of the Big Ten.



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Purdue takes on Michigan State in the Big Ten tournament https://blissfield.net/purdue-takes-on-michigan-state-in-the-big-ten-tournament/ Sat, 12 Mar 2022 19:16:04 +0000 https://blissfield.net/purdue-takes-on-michigan-state-in-the-big-ten-tournament/ Michigan State Spartans (22-11, 11-9 Big Ten) vs. Purdue Boilermakers (26-6, 14-6 Big Ten) Indianapolis; Saturday, 3:25 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Purdue -6; plus/minus is 143.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 9 Purdue Boilermakers play in the Big Ten tournament against the Michigan State Spartans. The Boilermakers are 16-1 in home games. Purdue is […]]]>

Michigan State Spartans (22-11, 11-9 Big Ten) vs. Purdue Boilermakers (26-6, 14-6 Big Ten)

Indianapolis; Saturday, 3:25 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Purdue -6; plus/minus is 143.5

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 9 Purdue Boilermakers play in the Big Ten tournament against the Michigan State Spartans.

The Boilermakers are 16-1 in home games. Purdue is second in the Big Ten with 25.6 defensive rebounds per game led by Trevion Williams with a 5.0 average.

The Spartans are 11-9 in conference play. Michigan State ranks second in the Big Ten with 38.2 percent shooting from deep. Keon Coleman leads the Spartans in shooting 50% from 3 points.

The teams are playing each other for the second time this season. Michigan State won the final game 68-65 on Feb. 26. Gabe Brown scored 13 points to help lead Michigan State to victory, and Zach Edey scored 25 points for Purdue.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sasha Stefanovic is averaging 2.5 3-pointers per game for the Boilermakers, scoring 11.1 points while shooting 39.7% from beyond the arc. Jaden Ivey is shooting 42.2% and averaging 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Purdue.

Brown is shooting 41.7 percent and averaging 11.3 points for the Spartans. Tyson Walker is averaging 7.8 points over Michigan State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Boilermakers: 7-3, averaged 68.0 points, 33.2 rebounds, 12.9 assists, 3.9 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 66.2 points per game.

Spartans: 5-5, averaging 73.5 points, 35.0 rebounds, 15.2 assists, 5.1 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.2 percent from the field. Their opponents average 68.6 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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Women’s tennis hosts Columbia and Indiana this weekend https://blissfield.net/womens-tennis-hosts-columbia-and-indiana-this-weekend/ Fri, 11 Mar 2022 17:02:13 +0000 https://blissfield.net/womens-tennis-hosts-columbia-and-indiana-this-weekend/ History links Michigan State (8-2) vs. Colombia (9-3) Dated: Saturday March 12 Time: 11 a.m. ET Location: MSU Indoor Tennis Center (East Lansing, Michigan) Look: PlaySight Live statistics: WEAPON OF WEIGHT Program: PDF Michigan State vs. Indiana (7-5) Dated: Sunday March 13 Time: 11 a.m. ET Location: MSU Indoor Tennis Center […]]]>

Michigan State (8-2) vs. Colombia (9-3)
Dated: Saturday March 12
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Location: MSU Indoor Tennis Center (East Lansing, Michigan)
Look: PlaySight
Live statistics: WEAPON OF WEIGHT
Program: PDF

Michigan State vs. Indiana (7-5)
Dated: Sunday March 13
Time: 11 a.m. ET
Location: MSU Indoor Tennis Center (East Lansing, Michigan)
Look: PlaySight
Red zone B1G: cracked rackets
Live statistics: WEAPON OF WEIGHT

EAST LANSING, Mich. – After a thrilling victory in West Virginia to end its road trip, Michigan State’s women’s tennis team returns home this weekend for a pair of big matchups at the MSU Indoor Tennis Center.

Coming in at No. 55 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, the Spartans open a three-game homestand on Saturday, March 12 when they host 38th-ranked Columbia in MSU’s final non-conference game of the spring at 11 a.m. The Green and White will then begin Big Ten Conference play on Sunday, March 13 when Indiana comes to town for another showdown at 11 a.m.

Winners of eight of their last nine games, the Spartans enjoyed a six-game winning streak by James Madison last Saturday, but righted the ship with a 4-2 win over Marshall the following morning and a 4-3 win over the Mountaineers the next morning. Wednesday.

MSU dropped doubles point to WVU despite senior Maja Pietrowicz and graduate student Mary Lewis earning a 6-4 win on the No. 2 court. Lewis then won their singles match in first place 6-1, 6-3, but the Mountaineers picked up victories on the fourth and sixth courts to put MSU on the brink of defeat. Pietrowicz went on to claim a three-set victory on the No. 3 court, while his senior colleagues Nicole Stephens and Lauren Lemonds helped secure the Spartans’ return after delayed starts. Stephens had her first set on the No. 2 court up 16 points in a tie-break, but she took that and the second set to level the team’s score at 3-3, while Lemonds won a three-set victory over the fifth court to close out MSU’s victory.

First-year student Charlotte Gisclo and second Ayshe can MSU pace with 10 singles wins each, while the senior trio of Lemonds, Pietrowicz and Stephens all have nine singles wins this season. Stephens has been particularly strong this spring, going 6-1 in doubles, while Can has seven singles wins in doubles.

On the doubles side, Lewis and Pietrowicz’s victory in West Virginia moved them to 10-9 as a duo this season, while Stephens and Can went together to 8-5 and 7-3 since the start of games. two fold.

Columbia was out last week after playing four games in five days Feb. 23-27, as the Lions beat regional foes St. John’s, 4-2, and NJIT, 4-0, on the same day before losing a 4-1 game over No. 45 Iowa State but bounced back with a 4-2 win over No. 65 Washington State to close the streak two days later. Sitting at 9-3 this season and ranked No. 38 in the ITA Tag Team Rankings, Columbia has Akanksha Bhan ranked among the nation’s top singles players at No. 121 with a solo record of 9-11.

Indiana enters the weekend with a 7-5 record and will face No. 32 Michigan on Saturday before heading to East Lansing. After a loss to Utah to open the spring, the Hoosiers posted a five-game winning streak but have gone 2-4 since then. Lara Schneider paces IU with a 15-3 singles record, and she’s also leading the way in the doubles court with partner Laura Masic, as the Hoosier duo are 11-4 this season.

Saturday will be the first ever dual-competition meeting between MSU and Columbia.

Sunday’s B1G showdown will be the 58th all-time series meeting between the Hoosiers and Spartans. IU hold a 48-8-1 all-time advantage after splitting two games last season as both teams picked up a win on their home turf.

Michigan State will wrap up the three-game home game next Saturday, March 19, with a conference game against Purdue. This match is scheduled for a midday start.

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Michigan State meets Maryland in the Big Ten tournament https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-meets-maryland-in-the-big-ten-tournament/ Thu, 10 Mar 2022 09:07:54 +0000 https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-meets-maryland-in-the-big-ten-tournament/ Maryland Terrapins (15-16, 7-13 Big Ten) vs. Michigan State Spartans (20-11, 11-9 Big Ten) Indianapolis; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Michigan State -3; plus/minus is 139.5 BOTTOM LINE: The Michigan State Spartans and Maryland Terrapins play in the Big Ten tournament. The Spartans are 12-3 in home games. Michigan State is sixth […]]]>

Maryland Terrapins (15-16, 7-13 Big Ten) vs. Michigan State Spartans (20-11, 11-9 Big Ten)

Indianapolis; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Michigan State -3; plus/minus is 139.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Michigan State Spartans and Maryland Terrapins play in the Big Ten tournament.

The Spartans are 12-3 in home games. Michigan State is sixth in the Big Ten in limiting opponents’ scoring, allowing 68.3 points while holding opponents to 41.7 percent shooting.

The Terrapins went 7-13 against Big Ten opponents. Maryland is sixth in the Big Ten with 24.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Donta Scott averaging 4.6.

The teams are meeting for the third time this season. Michigan State won 77-67 in the final game on March 6. Malik Hall led Michigan State with 17 points and Eric Ayala led Maryland with 19 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gabe Brown is scoring 11.5 points per game with 3.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists for the Spartans. Tyson Walker is averaging 7.1 points and 0.9 rebounds while shooting 48.8% over the past 10 games for Michigan State.

Scott is averaging 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Terrapins. Fatts Russell is averaging 12.6 points in Maryland’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spartans: 3-7, averaged 71.6 points, 28.3 rebounds, 14.9 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 76.7 points per game.

Terrapins: 4-6, averaged 74.2 points, 33.3 rebounds, 11.2 assists, 7.6 steals and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.5 percent from the field. Their opponents average 70.4 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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Time, TV, radio and more info https://blissfield.net/time-tv-radio-and-more-info/ Thu, 03 Mar 2022 10:33:21 +0000 https://blissfield.net/time-tv-radio-and-more-info/ Basketball #25 Michigan State (19-10, 10-8 Big Ten) at #23 Ohio State (18-9, 11-7) When: 7 p.m. Thursday Or: Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. TV: ESPN. Radio: WJR-AM (760). • The score of the box READY FOR THE BUCKEYES? :Tom Izzo questions leadership TUESDAY MATCH:Michigan State confounds after lackluster loss to Michigan; “I just […]]]>

Basketball #25 Michigan State (19-10, 10-8 Big Ten) at #23 Ohio State (18-9, 11-7)

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Or: Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

TV: ESPN.

Radio: WJR-AM (760).

The score of the box

Michigan State's Tyson Walker takes a shot against Illinois during the second half Saturday February 19, 2022 at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.

READY FOR THE BUCKEYES? :Tom Izzo questions leadership

TUESDAY MATCH:Michigan State confounds after lackluster loss to Michigan; “I just need them to play harder”

Game Notes: With 10 games remaining on the Big Ten schedule for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, it’s probably a bit too early to count on Big Ten tournament seeding scenarios, but… if the Spartans can get a little help from Michigan ( by beating Iowa on Thursday), Illinois (by beating Iowa on Sunday) and, uh, Penn State (by beating Rutgers on Sunday), there’s a path to a double bye for the Spartans in Indianapolis next week. (OK, not exactly a bet we’d want to put money on, but still….)

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Former Michigan State WR Felton Davis III signs with CFL team https://blissfield.net/former-michigan-state-wr-felton-davis-iii-signs-with-cfl-team/ Tue, 01 Mar 2022 00:35:04 +0000 https://blissfield.net/former-michigan-state-wr-felton-davis-iii-signs-with-cfl-team/ Former Michigan State wide receiver Felton Davis III gets another opportunity in pro football. Davis has been signed by the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League, the team announced Tuesday. After finishing his senior season at MSU in 2018, Davis was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL as […]]]>


Former Michigan State wide receiver Felton Davis III gets another opportunity in pro football. Davis has been signed by the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League, the team announced Tuesday.

After finishing his senior season at MSU in 2018, Davis was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL as an undrafted free agent, and he remained with the team through the 2019 season while treating a wound. In the CFL, he will join fellow Spartans BJ Cunningham, a new member of the Ottawa Redblacks after spending six seasons with the Montreal Alouettes; Arjen Colquhoun, who is with the Toronto Argonauts; and Jeremy Langford, who plays for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Calgary also announced the signing of wide receiver Brendan Langley in conjunction with the addition of Davis. The Stampeders went 8-6 in 2021, losing to the Roughriders in the Western Semifinals.

A native of Richmond, Va., Davis became one of MSU’s top offensive weapons in his final two seasons at East Lansing. His two catches as a true freshman in 2015 were notable — a 22-yard catch against Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Game and a 28-yard catch against Alabama in the College Football Playoff. Davis followed that up with 12 catches for 150 yards in 12 sophomore appearances before leading the Spartans in receptions (55) receiving yards (776) and receiving touchdowns (nine) in 2017. His senior year was cut short by injury, but he still earned an All-Big Ten honorable mention for throwing in 31 passes for 474 yards and four touchdowns.

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Michigan State favorite Conrad’s Grill will land in Champaign https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-favorite-conrads-grill-will-land-in-champaign/ Mon, 28 Feb 2022 00:08:18 +0000 https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-favorite-conrads-grill-will-land-in-champaign/ A Michigan State staple will move to Green Street this spring. Conrad’s Grill, which specializes in late-night wraps filled with tater tots, will open in a freestanding building in Third and Green later this year, according to the commercial realtor Guth & Associates, which brokered the deal. Its menu has dozens of combinations, including wraps […]]]>

A Michigan State staple will move to Green Street this spring.

Conrad’s Grill, which specializes in late-night wraps filled with tater tots, will open in a freestanding building in Third and Green later this year, according to the commercial realtor Guth & Associates, which brokered the deal.

Its menu has dozens of combinations, including wraps with chicken fillets, grilled chicken, steak, and vegetarian options. Customers can order standard designs or create their own. Some of the restaurant’s signature dishes are the breakfast wraps, which feature a mix of options including sausage, bacon, eggs, and cheese.

“Fried potatoes in a tortilla shell might not sound special, but legions of Spartan alums swear by the combo,” wrote Chicago’s online Eater magazine, which in preview the opening of the restaurant there in 2018. (He also reported on the closure of the Chicago Wicker Park neighborhood in December 2021.)

Photo via Conrad’s Grill on Facebook.

It’s not often that we report new restaurants arriving in Campustown. Many of them are fairly inaccessible to the general public, or they are a carbon copy of something else that already exists in Campustown.

But Conrad’s Grill is different. For one, it was born in a college town — the chain now operates two locations in East Lansing, where it was founded by a former Michigan State student in 2007.

The University of Illinois wasn’t the first option for the Big Ten campus expansion — there’s already a location on University of Wisconsin’s Main Street (State Street in Madison), which opened before the pandemic in the winter of 2020. The company is doubling its university locations for its expansion plans.

Second, it is located in a building that has its own parking lot, just off Green Street. It’s something of a rarity, and it’s a bit more likely that those who don’t live or work in the neighborhood might visit.

The location has been a lot of things in the past, mostly fast casual restaurants. More recently it was a Wingin Out. It also housed Niro’s Gyros and a hot dog joint if memory serves.

There is no timetable yet for the opening of Conrad’s Grill in Champaign. Learn more about Conrad’s Grill online: website Where instagram.

Guth and Associates has announced that Conrad’s Grill, originally from East Lansing, will move into Champaign’s Green Street this year. Picture via Facebook

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Michigan State No. 19 aims to end crisis against Iowa https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-no-19-aims-to-end-crisis-against-iowa/ Sun, 20 Feb 2022 20:14:52 +0000 https://blissfield.net/michigan-state-no-19-aims-to-end-crisis-against-iowa/ February 19, 2022; East Lansing, Michigan, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini center Kofi Cockburn (21) grabs a rebound in the first half off Michigan State Spartans goaltender AJ Hoggard (11) and forward Julius Marble II (34) at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Dale Young – USA TODAY SportsNot too long ago, Michigan State […]]]>

February 19, 2022; East Lansing, Michigan, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini center Kofi Cockburn (21) grabs a rebound in the first half off Michigan State Spartans goaltender AJ Hoggard (11) and forward Julius Marble II (34) at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Dale Young – USA TODAY Sports

Not too long ago, Michigan State was ranked in the Top 10 and leading the Big Ten. Now, the plummeting Spartans no longer hold a spot among the top five teams in the conference.

Losing four of his last five games, the Michigan State No. 19 will look for a win Tuesday against Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

In their dive, the Spartans (18-8, 9-6 Big Ten) lost on the road to Rutgers and Penn State as well as at home to Wisconsin and Illinois.

Michigan State never held a lead in their 79-74 loss to Fighting Illini on Saturday. The Spartans were within two points during critical time but couldn’t complete the comeback.

“We haven’t done a good enough job. So overall very disappointed with our first half,” Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said. “In the second half, we scored 52 points against the best defensive team in the league, and we only scored (58 for the game) at Penn State. I think there are always times when you can learn from games. I don’t like to learn from a loss, but I think we learned something from a loss.

Point guard Tyson Walker had his best outing of the season with 26 points and five assists in 26 minutes off the bench. The starting unit had just 40 points for the Spartans, who trailed 34-22 at halftime.

“I didn’t even know I had that many points until I had about a minute left when I looked up,” Walker said. “The shots were just going. I work on those shots there every day, so just take them and the confidence is still there. So there’s never a shot that I don’t think I can do.

A few key players haven’t made their shots lately. Freshman goalie Max Christie has 10 or fewer points in the last six games, and forward Gabe Brown has 10 or fewer points in nine of the last 10 games.

“You can’t be as good when your two best shooters are struggling,” Izzo said. “I think when you hit a three or when you get a dunk or when you do something, of course it energizes everyone.”

Iowa (18-8, 8-7) has won four of its last five, including a 75-62 triumph at Ohio State on Saturday. Forward Keegan Murray led the way with 24 points and his twin brother Kris Murray added 11 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two steals.

The Hawkeyes rebounded from an 84-79 home loss to Michigan two nights earlier.

“Michigan is really good and we fought hard,” coach Fran McCaffery said. “We knew that in less than 48 hours we would be there. You can’t care less, stay positive, stay connected, stay focused and you take a professional approach to laying out the game plan for this one.

Keegan Murray has surpassed the 20-point mark in each of his last six outings. He is averaging 23.4 points, the best on his team.

“It’s not like he just scores into the post or does threes or just does pull-ups,” McCaffery said. “He drives the ball, finishes by contact, he can finish going right or left. He just plays the game with huge confidence, which really impacts his teammates.

–Field level media

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Michigan State’s Morgan Beadlescomb Named Big Ten Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week https://blissfield.net/michigan-states-morgan-beadlescomb-named-big-ten-mens-indoor-track-athlete-of-the-week/ Thu, 17 Feb 2022 00:15:00 +0000 https://blissfield.net/michigan-states-morgan-beadlescomb-named-big-ten-mens-indoor-track-athlete-of-the-week/ Morgan Beadlescomb, a senior Michigan State graduate, has been named the Big Ten’s Male Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday. Beadlescomb is coming off a historic performance in the Men’s Magnificent Mile event at the Windy City Invitational. He set a new personal best and Michigan State record with a time […]]]>

Morgan Beadlescomb, a senior Michigan State graduate, has been named the Big Ten’s Male Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.

Beadlescomb is coming off a historic performance in the Men’s Magnificent Mile event at the Windy City Invitational. He set a new personal best and Michigan State record with a time of 3:52.03. Not only that, but Beadlescomb’s time is the fourth-fastest time ever for an NCAA male runner in the indoor mile. It is also the fastest recorded mile time of the 2021-22 indoor track and field season so far.

This is the second time this season that Beadlescomb has broken an MSU program record. He clocked 7:43.22 in the men’s 3,000 meters at the 114th Millrose Games in January. Overall, Beadlescomb holds five school records between indoor and outdoor track.

Additionally, Beadlescomb is a four-time NCAA All-American on the track and a three-time NCAA All-American in cross country. He also received the George Alderton Award for Michigan State Male Athlete of the Year for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Beadlescomb is the first Spartan to be named the Big Ten Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week since Will Agodu in December 2017. However, he is the second Spartan between men and women to win weekly conference honors at the the indoor competition 2021-2022. athletics season. Sophia Franklin, a pole vaulter for Michigan State, won Big Ten Indoor Court Female Athlete of the Week last week after breaking the MSU indoor record with a jump of 4.38 meters at the Meyo Invitational.

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