Fighting Illini

Kofi Cockburn
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Michigan State matches up against a top-5 team in Illinois tonight. Can the Spartans play spoiler and get back on the NCAA Tournament bubble?

Raequan Williams
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State Spartans were defeated by the Illinois Fighting Illini, 37-34, as the team lost its fourth straight game and fell to 4-5 on the season.  

Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR

The Michigan State men's basketball team has now lost three straight games for the first time since January 2017, also falling out of a tie for first in the Big Ten Conference. 

Current Sports | 1/8/16 | #612

Jan 11, 2016

Al Martin closes out the week by recapping last night's "Current Sports TV" chat with former MSU running back Edwin Baker. The two chat about the MSU football Cotton Bowl run this season, as well as how Baker is preparing for life after football. Thoughts on the MSU men's basketball win over Illinois are also highlighted.