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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:27:00 ESTMichigan State women's basketball closes out the stretch of playing seven of its last eight games on the road, taking on Rhode Island on Thursday, Dec. 8 in Kingston, Rhode Island. MSU improved to 5-2 during that stretch with a 71-54 win over Quinnipiac on Tuesday. Overall, the Spartans improved to 8-2 this season with both losses coming to teams either ranked (Syracuse) or receiving votes (Oregon).
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:09:00 ESTWith three players scoring in double figures, the Michigan State women's basketball team defeated Quinnipiac 71-54 Tuesday at TD Bank Sports Center.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:51:00 ESTAfter a short one-game homestand, the Spartans hit the road for another two-game road trip. Michigan State will take on Quinnipiac on Tuesday, Dec. 6 and head to Rhode Island on Thursday, Dec. 8. The Spartans have faced both teams once. MSU defeated Quinnipiac in Burlington, Vermont and beat Rhode Island in East Lansing in 2006.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:17:00 ESTMichigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant will start her weekly radio call-in show, the Suzy Merchant Radio Show, on Monday, Dec. 5 at Reno’s East. Coach Merchant joins host Keaton Gillogly, the Spartans’ play-by-play voice, from 12-1 p.m., for an in-depth look into the MSU women’s basketball program.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:18:00 ESTMSU head coach Suzy Merchant discusses the Oakland game.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:04:00 ESTBehind a career-high 37 points from senior guard Tori Jankoska, the No. 22 Michigan State women's basketball team stopped Oakland, 81-74, at the Breslin Center on Friday.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:16:00 ESTThe No. 22 Spartans finally return home after a lengthy five-game road trip to take on Oakland at the friendly confines of the Breslin Center on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:06:00 ESTDespite a game-high 21 points from senior guard Tori Jankoska, the No. 22 Michigan State women's basketball team fell to No. 21 Syracuse, 75-64, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at the Carrier Dome on Wednesday.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:54:00 ESTTori Jankoska had 21 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and Nia Hollie added 10 points for Michigan State (6-2).
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:07:00 ESTNo. 22 Michigan State concludes its season-long five-game road trip with the 10th-annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Spartans will take on Syracuse on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Carrier Dome at 7 p.m. MSU is currently 3-1 on this road trip.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:50:00 ESTTori Jankoska scored 22 points, including four free throws in the final 10 seconds, to lift No. 24 Michigan State past Cal State Northridge for a 63-59 win. Taya Reimer added 16 points for Michigan State (6-1), while Lexi Gussert and Hana Vesela chipped in eight points apiece. Jankoska also had six rebounds, six assists and three steals. The Spartans fell behind in the third quarter when Channon Fluker dropped in a layup that made it 45-43, sparking a run that eventually gave the Matadors a 55-48 advantage when Fluker made another layup midway through the fourth.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 22:26:00 ESTTori Jankoska made eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points - both career highs - and No. 24 Michigan State beat Delaware 81-64 on Friday night to advance to the championship game of the Radisson Thanksgiving Classic. Jankoska made two 3-pointers in the first 47 seconds of the game and scored 24 points in the first half on 8-of-9 shooting from distance. She finished 11 of 16 from the field and 8 of 12 from 3-point range. Her previous career high for 3s was six. Taryn McCutcheon had nine points and eight assists for Michigan State (5-1). Jankoska added six assists as the Spartans used 23 of them for 29 made field goals.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:19:00 ESTNo. 24/19 continues its season-long five-game road trip, remaining in the Pacific time zone for the Radisson Thanksgiving Classic Nov. 25-26, hosted by Cal State Northridge. The Spartans open play against Delaware on Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET. MSU will conclude action against either host Cal State Northridge or Detroit.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:34:00 ESTTori Jankoska had 18 points for Michigan State, which was only allowing 51 points a game, and moved up to eighth on the school scoring list with 1,565 points.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:55:00 ESTNo. 24/21 continues its season-long five-game road trip, traveling west to take on Oregon on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Matthew Knight Arena at 11 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on the Pac-12 Network with Ann Schatz and Tammy Blackburn on the call. MSU will remain in the Pacific time zone for the Radisson Thanksgiving Classic Nov. 25-26. The Spartans open play against Delaware on Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. ET.