Center helps Tennessee women beat Oregon State

...and Rutgers' defense stymied Indiana's offense to open Big Ten play.NORTHWESTERN 61, NO. 20 MICHIGAN STATE 57In East Lansing, Mich., Nia Coffey scored 15 points and Northwestern (11-1) beat Mich igan State (8-4) in the Big Ten opener...

No. 24 Georgia women come back to top Ohio State

...Kelsey Mitchell led Ohio State with 26 points and seven rebounds. NO. 3 NOTRE DAME 71, NO. 15 MICHIGAN STATE 63In East Lansing, Mich., Jewell Loyd had 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead Notre Dame (2-0) over Michigan State (1-1).Brianna...

South Carolina women top Charlotte behind A'ja Wilson

...quickly from Iowa for an rout in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. NO. 16 MICHIGAN STATE 79, GEORGIA TECH 73 (OT)In East Lansing, Mich., Becca Mills scored the game-winning basket with 54 seconds to play in overtime and Michigan State rallied...

James, Cavaliers get back on track

...appropriate."Taylor apologized to the Hornets organization, his teammates and the woman whom he assaulted at the hotel in East Lansing, Mich., in September.Taylor, 25, said he's "genuinely sorry for everything that happened." PELICANS: Eric...

Ex-Golden Hawk leads Tar Heels to victory

...2-0)used their smothering defenseto beat the Skyhawks (0-2). NO. 14 MICHIGAN STATE 69, EASTERN MICHIGAN 61In East Lansing, Mich., Aerial Powers had 20 points with 15 rebounds and the Spartans held off the Eagles for a season-opening...

Florida needs overtime to beat Louisiana-Monroe

...Dayton (2-1) in the of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off semifinals. NO. 19 MICHIGAN STATE 87, LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 52In East Lansing, Mich., Matt Costello had 13 points and 11 rebounds as Michigan State (2-1) overpowered Loyola of Chicago (2-1...

Top 25: Oklahoma back amaje Perine breaks rushing mark in rout of Kansas

...underdogs 20-14 after Tevin Coleman sped 90 yards for a TD in the third quarter. NO. 10 MICHIGAN STATE 45, RUTGERS 3 In East Lansing, Mich., Jeremy Langford and Tony Lippett celebrated senior day in style as Michigan State (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten...

Spartans, Buckeyes don't fit stereotype of Big Ten teams

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Solid defense, conservative offense ? and punts aplenty.Fair or not, that's still the stereotype of Big Ten football...

Spartans top rival in OT

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Freshman Larry Caper ran for a 23-yard touchdown in overtime...Michigan last season for the first time since 1990. It was a bigger party in East Lansing, as players and coaches swarmed Caper in the north end zone after his...

Spartans could be majoring in history

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Don't worry about Nick Saban. The Michigan State coach...if he can ever stop smiling. Saban has been hoping since coming to East Lansing in 1995 that the rivalry between the Spartans and mighty Michigan could...