Michigan State football kicked off week five of the college football season on Saturday afternoon, welcoming Central Michigan to Spartan Stadium. MSU came into this game ranked No.21, looking to build on a 35-21 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington last week. Meanwhile the Chippewas tried get their season back on track after a 1-3 start.
Mark Dantonio, head coach of the Michigan State football team, held his weekly press conference this morning at Spartan Stadium. Dantonio puts a lid on the win over Indiana on Saturday night and previews the matchup against Central Michigan University.
Maya Washington, the daughter of MSU football legend Gene Washington, will bring a special screening of her film Through the Banks of the Red Cedar to Wells Hall on Wednesday. Gene is one of MSU's greatest football heroes and was recruited by coach Duffy Daugherty out of the deep south in the 1960s.
Mark Dantonio, head coach of the Michigan State football team, held his weekly press conference at Spartan Stadium. Dantonio previews the MSU football game at Indiana, which will mark the third straight night game for the 1-1 Spartans.
Michigan State Univeritiy Interim President John Engler announced the appointment of Bill Beekman as MSU's athletic director on Monday morning. Beekman took over for Mark Hollis back in February, after Hollis stepped down in light of the Larry Nassar scandal. Beekman will now oversee MSU's 25 varsity sports teams and will relinquish his position as secretary fo the Board of Trustees.
Karen Truszkowski is the attorney representing an alleged victim of rape by three unnamed Michigan State men's basketball players in 2015. The Michigan State University student is suing the school for how she says she was treated after informing the MSU Counseling Center.
Michigan State men's basketball sophomore forward Nick Ward has announced that he will be submitting his name in the 2018 NBA Draft, but won't hire an agent. Ward took to Twitter to announce his decision, thanking the Spartan fan base for their support during his career.