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Michigan State looks to clinch outright Big Ten crown

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big Ten:<p>GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Michigan State at Wisconsin. The Spartans clinched at least a share of the Big Ten title after defeating Illinois 81-61 on Tuesday night, and they can grab the outright title with a win over the Badgers. Michigan State is 15-2 …

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College basketball rankings: No. 2 Michigan State clinches share of Big Ten title

Rhode Island also secured at least a share of the Atlantic 10 and is No. 20 in the Top 25 (and 1)<p>Michigan State secured at least a share of the Big …

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Has 2018 NBA Draft prospect Miles Bridges changed?

Last season, Miles Bridges was one of the best freshman in the entire nation. The most heralded recruit of the Tom Izzo era had Spartans fans in awe …

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Michigan State — Final Four-bound? Illinois, Northwestern aren't about to argue

It’s the Bucket List — 10 observations on the college basketball season:<p><b>1.</b> Nine field goals. That’s how many Northwestern (three) and Illinois (six) …

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@BTNStatsGuys: Big Ten tourney seed scenarios entering Wednesday

As we move along in the final week of the regular season, Wednesday features a pair of Big Ten basketball games.<p>Before the action tips off, here’s …

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Miles Bridges Is Still Worthy Of A Lottery Pick In A Draft Stocked With One-And-Dones

The 2018 NBA Draft is four months away and, at the moment, it appears as if the top of the class will be littered by one-and-done prospects with a sprinkling of 18-year-old Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic. That projection comes on the heels of a 2017 class that featured exclusively one-and-done …

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Why aren’t Nassar’s enablers going to prison, too?

A culture of denial allowed girls to be abused<p>It’s been three weeks since former U.S. gymnastics physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to likely die …

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No. 2 Michigan St tops Illinois 81-61, seals share of title

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Miles Bridges grabbed the Big Ten trophy, lifted it and flashed an ear-to-ear grin.<p>Bridges scored 19 points, leading No. 2 …

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Michigan basketball holds off Penn State for key Big Ten road win, 72-63

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Michigan ran into a Penn State team Wednesday night that was playing as well as it has during Patrick Chambers' seven years as …

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WATCH: Michigan State Seals Share of Big Ten Title on Senior Night

Sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges scored 19 points to lead three players in double figures as No. 2/1 Michigan State used a big second half to …

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No. 2 Michigan State seals share of Big Ten title.

Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-61 on Tuesday night, sealing a share of the Big Ten …

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March Madness 2018 seed predictions: Kansas rises to No.1, Purdue falls

<b>March is coming and so is another Big 12 title for the Kansas Jayhawks, could a number one seed be next?</b><p>The madness of March is right around the …

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Seniors relish first start of season as Michigan State captures Big Ten title

CLOSE<p>Michigan State coach Tom Izzo speaks to the media after the 81-61 win over Illinois on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Breslin Center. Video by Chris …

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LUNCH LINKS HAS THE SIXTH-BEST RETURNING QUARTERBACK SITUATION IN THE BIG TEN

Some personal news: I gave up Twitter for Lent. It’s pretty wild to get no news updates and be disconnected from modern society, but it was …

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Indiana Basketball: Can the Hoosiers still make the NCAA Tournament?

BLOOMINGTON, IN - JANUARY 28: Robert Johnson<p>A four game win streak has the Hoosiers thinking of an NCAA Tournament bid, but is it too late?<p>Coming …

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No. 2 Michigan St tops Illinois 81-61, seals share of title

Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-61 on Tuesday night, sealing a share of the Big Ten …

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Las Vegas Releases Updated NCAA Tournament Odds

The NCAA Tournament is less than a month away. It’s almost time for the best event in college sports.<p>With the topsy-turvy conference play still …

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College basketball rankings: Duke in top 5, Michigan State still No. 1 in coaches poll

The latest coaches poll has Michigan State at the top followed by Virginia and Villanova<p>Michigan State held strong at the top spot in the new USA …

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Northwestern blows double-digit lead for 2nd straight game in 71-64 loss to Maryland

Northwestern blew an 11 point lead in their loss to Maryland, just days after blowing a 27 point lead in a loss to Michigan State.

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Predicting The Next Head Coaches Of College Basketball’s Top Programs

How often do you wonder about who will leading your college basketball team whenever you current coach leaves? For me, it’s all the time.<p>But maybe …

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NCAA basketball: 10 teams to avoid picking in March Madness

Each season, there are always teams that destroy your bracket because you had too much faith in them. I’ll identify 10 teams that could do the same …

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Michigan State inches toward No. 1 seed, Wichita State surges

Top 10 teams keep on losing, the Big 12 is out of control, and the bubble is getting more competitive. If the three weeks leading up to the …

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13 Can't-Miss Matches From The 2018 Women's Spring Indoor Schedule

The 2017 Women's NCAA season might be over but teams are gearing up for the 2018 season with a number of top-notch spring matches. Current Photo via …

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Michigan jumps five spots to No. 17 in latest AP Top 25 Poll

Michigan basketball has jumped up five spots in the latest AP Top 25 Poll from No. 22 to No. 17 in the rankings that were released Monday morning.<p>The …

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Michigan State football spring game an afternoon affair with lights on April 7

CLOSE<p>A look at the Spartans' 2018 regular-season schedule, which opens vs. Utah State on Friday, Aug. 31, and finishes vs. Rutgers on Nov. 24. Video …

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Big Ten Power Rankings: February 19

<i>Only one week remains in the regular season, and every team still has plenty to play for. The four teams at the bottom are all within a half game,</i> …

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Michigan State's OL looks to build on youth, develop consistent push in rushing attack

<i>Note: This is the fourth installment in a series reviewing Michigan State's position groups and looking ahead to the 2018 season.</i><p>Just a couple weeks …

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Sports calendar, Feb. 20-21

TUESDAY<p>College basketball<p>4p<p>Illinois at Michigan State <b>ESPN</b><p>4p<p>West Virginia at Baylor <b>ESPN2</b><p>4p<p>Rhode Island at La Salle <b>CBSSN</b><p>4p<p>Creighton at Butler <b>FS1</b><p>4p<p>Mississippi State at Texas A&M <b>SECNet</b><p>4p<p>Rutgers at Ohio State <b>BigTen</b><p>6p<p>Kentucky at Arkansas <b>ESPN</b><p>6p<p>Mississippi at Missouri <b>ESPN2</b><p>6p<p>Northern Iowa atValparaiso <b>CBSSN</b><p>6p<p>…

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Bracket Watch: Kansas Reclaims No. 1 Seed but Uncertainty Remains at the Top of the Field

There are less than three weeks until Selection Sunday, but the bracket picture isn’t gaining much, if any, clarity. In the seven days of games since …

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Michigan Basketball vs Ohio State: 3 takeaways from the Wolverines win

(Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)<p>Michigan basketball beat Ohio State Sunday on Senior Day and here are three takeaways from the Wolverines 74-62 …

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