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Can Michigan State win the whole thing like in 2000?

Can Michigan State win the whole thing like in 2000?
Here we are. Another March in which not just the whole city produced 0 NCAA Tournament teams, but the entire state. Sure, you can talk NIT about Northwestern and Illinois State, but I’d figure I’d actually discuss something you might care about. There’s a ton of MSU alumni/fans in Chicago, and everyone has a bracket.... Read more »

Michigan State QB has Harsh Words for Bowl System, Big 10

Michigan State QB has Harsh Words for Bowl System, Big 10
Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins is a very accomplished player. He re-wrote much of the Spartans record book for passing, and winning. So he has a lot of room to talk. Tonight’s inaugural Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis was an instant classic. It featured a lot of scoring and lead changes, and came down... Read more »

Michigan St. vs. Wisconsin: Comprehensive B1G Title Game Preview

Michigan St. vs. Wisconsin: Comprehensive B1G Title Game Preview
Here we go- the inaugural Big Ten Championship game- a play-in game for the Rose Bowl. Something MSU has has been playing for and focusing on for awhile. This year in East Lansing, it’s all about “P4RB” meaning “Prepare for Rose Bowl” for the Michigan State Spartans. It’s a slogan you’ll find displayed on t-shirts... Read more »
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Northwestern Drops to 6-6, Michigan State gets 10th win in Evanston

Northwestern Drops to 6-6, Michigan State gets 10th win in Evanston
By beating Northwestern today 31-17, Michigan State achieved…well they actually achieved all the big important stuff before arriving in Evanston, IL. Last week, they secured a berth to the inaugural Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis. And since beating the Wisconsin/Penn State winner (probably Wisconsin) is their one and only path to the BCS, this... Read more »

Northwestern Taking on #10 Michigan St. Brutally Honest Preview

Northwestern Taking on #10 Michigan St. Brutally Honest Preview
Uncharted territory for the Big Ten this week. What happens when a team has already clinched a league championship game berth, but has nothing to play for beyond that? It’s the situation the Michigan State Spartans are currently in, as they’re bound for Indianapolis, but their only ticket to the BCS is if they beat... Read more »

Cubs, Northwestern Alum Joe Girardi to Serve as Football Game Honorary Captain

Cubs, Northwestern Alum Joe Girardi to Serve as Football Game Honorary Captain
New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi accomplished a lot during his MLB career with the Chicago Cubs, St Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies. He’s been an All-Star, 4× World Series champion (1996, 1998, 1999, 2009) and 2006 NL Manager of the Year. Before all that, he was a star in the Northwestern Wildcats baseball program.... Read more »
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Big 10 Hoops Media Day: Notable Quotables

Big 10 Hoops Media Day: Notable Quotables
Thursday was Big Ten basketball media day, and with it came a set of special quotes and soundbites. Sure, this day is all about college basketball message control. The Universities and SIDs trying to manipulate the information they want you to have, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t some interesting and articulate statements out there.... Read more »

Big Ten Basketball to Have a Down Year in 2011-12?

Big Ten Basketball to Have a Down Year in 2011-12?
Since 2009, we all saw this coming. Back then Big Ten basketball was dominated by a large group of sophomores that would only raise the conference profile higher to it’s peak in 2011. And we knew that once that group was gone (Kalin Lucas, Talor Battle, JaJuan Johnson, E’Twaun Moore, Durrell Summers, Demetri McCamey etc.)... Read more »

Northwestern in Season Defining Game vs Michigan Tonight

Northwestern in Season Defining Game vs Michigan Tonight
Four games into the season, it’s difficult to describe a game as must-win, particularly when you’re talking about Northwestern, and especially when the opponent is #12 Michigan. The Wolverines are 5-0 on the season, and have impressed thus far. The ‘Cats on the other hand, are in a two-losses-in-a-row slippery slope. Lose to Michigan, and... Read more »
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Michigan State Spartans, NCAA Tournament: In or Out?

In our latest, most up-to-date NCAA Tournament bracket projection, (or college basketball “bracketology” if you will, we have the Michigan State Spartans as a #11 seed. Although the chances of them falling into that final #12 seed line (and perhaps playing within that “First Four”) are still high, even with their 66-61 narrow escape over... Read more »
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