Michigan State Spartans
Denzel Valentine scored 16 points and went 6-for-6 at the free throw line in the final 30 seconds to help Michigan State hold off Georgia 70-63 on Friday in the NCAA Tournament’s round of 64.
Michigan State (13-7, 4-3) and Rutgers (10-11, 2-6) will make up their snow-postponed Big Ten Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday night.
The last time Michigan State played at home, the Spartans lost to Ohio State — a defeat that derailed so many of their hopes for this season.
Once down 16 in the second half, the Harvard Crimson wiped out their deficit with a 23-7 run and led with seven minutes left. But Michigan State countered with a n 8-0 run and never looked back, and the Spartans are headed to New York for the regional semifinals.
The president’s picks are in. President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship over defending-champion Louisville.
Rutgers will have seven home games at High Point Solutions Stadium in 2015.
Michigan State had no problems against Memphis as the Spartans topped the Tigers by 22 points.
Drew Stanton is seeking a departure from the Jets following Wednesday’s trade for Tim Tebow.
After posting a triple-double in his team’s second round win over LIU on Friday, Green scored 16 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and dished out six assists including a key dime that clinched the game for Michigan State.
The Bearcats are starting to get monumental play from senior big man Yancy Gates but the Seminoles’ quartet on the baseline of Okaro White, Bernard James, Xavier Gibson, and Jon Kreft will be all over him from the opening tip.
On a freaky Friday of NCAA tournament upsets, Michigan State wasn’t going down. Draymond Green wouldn’t stand for it.
Long Island, which won the Northeast Conference tournament for the second time in as many years, was given the No. 16 seed in the West Region.
The madness in March Madness began before the brackets even came out.
Kirk Cousins threw for 300 yards and one touchdown and Dan Conroy kicked a 28-yard field goal in the third overtime, giving No. 12 Michigan State a 33-30 victory over No. 18 Georgia in the Outback Bowl on Monday.
The SEC Championship game is the granddaddy of all conference title games. LSU-Georgia sounds great on paper and I’m sure it’ll be competitive (for at least the first half). But there’s no denying a layer of drama has been taken off this matchup.