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A Journey To Appreciating Female Athletes, Through The Eyes Of A Female Sports Journalist

Jun 7, 2021
Maisy Nielsen
Maisy Nielsen

Michigan State journalism major Maisy Nielsen looks at how her perceptions of female athletes have changed, now that she has a clearer look at sports.

MSU women's basketball
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The Michigan State men's basketball team fell to the Maryland Terrapins in Big Ten Tournament action yesterday, while the MSU women's hoop squad pulled off a major upset over Indiana in tournament play. We have it all covered right here!


MSU Basketball
MSU Athletics

The No. 10 Michigan State men's basketball team spoke to the media prior to Tuesday night's matchup against No. 1 Kansas at the Champions Classic in Indianapolis, IN inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. No. 4 Duke will play No. 2 Kentucky directly after the Spartans and Jayhawks duel. This will be the season-opener for the Spartans, who are looking to rebound from an early exit in last year's NCAA Tournament. 

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Who's In Control?

Mar 15, 2016
WKAR

The No.2 Michigan State Spartans claimed their fifth Big Ten Tourney crown with a 66-62 victory over No. 13 Purdue. With the win, the Spartans are 5-1 overall in the Big Ten Tourney title game, the most in conference history. 

Current Sports | 3/14/16 | #658

Mar 14, 2016
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Full coverage from Indy recapping the Big Ten tourney championship won by Michigan State, a discussion as to whether or not the Spartans should be a #1 seed, and was Michigan deserving of a play-in game?


Current Sports | 3/11/16 | #657

Mar 14, 2016
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Tribute to Williamston boy's basketball coach Jason Bauer, a look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament, and a chat with Okemos High School boy's basketball coach Jeff Wonch. 

Spartans Edge Maryland for Date in Big Ten Tourney Ship

Mar 12, 2016
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The No. 2 Michigan State men's basketball team was able to squeak out a close win on Saturday over the No. 18 Maryland Terrapins in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tourney in Indianapolis, IN at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. 

MSU topped Wisconsin on Saturday, moving on to the Big Ten Final! It's the first time in the 17 year history of the Big Ten Tournament that MSU and Michigan will meet in the Big Ten Tournament Championship game on Sunday afternoon! WKAR's Al Martin reports from Indianapolis on just what this means to the Spartans and how this one could be a bit of payback for the team.

MSU Tops Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament

Mar 15, 2014

WKAR's Al Martin reports from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN as the Michigan State Men's Basketball team tops Northwestern, 67 to 51, moving on to play Wisconsin in the semifinals. Convincing victory for the Spartans to open up the post-season, but as Al reports, this is only step one of their "redemption song."