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2017 Schedule
7-4, 1st in Big Ten

Harris scores 20 in Michigan State's victory

Eron Harris started the scoring in each half with multiple made 3-point shots and scored 20 points as Michigan State stayed in front throughout in beating Tennessee Tech 71-63 Saturday at the Bre

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2dJeff Borzello

ESPN 100 freshmen outplaying their ranks

Gonzaga's Zach Collins and Texas A&M's Robert Williams lead a long list of ESPN 100 freshmen who are opening eyes in the first month of the season.

Chris Morris

Totally new look to bracket's No. 8 line

Joe Lunardi moves Wichita State and unbeaten USC up one line and drops Michigan State and Rhode Island from the No. 7. The Trojans will play four more home games before opening Pac-12 play at Oregon State on Dec. 30. Bracketology

Breaking down the play of Spartans guard Cassius Winston in 77-57 victory over Youngstown State (1:11)
Injuries don't phase Duke, but leave Michigan State in survival mode (1:53)

Eamon McAnaney ESPN 

Michigan State HC Tom Izzo giving Tim McCormick the inside scoop on tonight's game with Youngstown State. Tip off at 7 PM ET on ESPNU


Courtside: Impact Of Injuries On Contenders

Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg discuss how injuries & suspensions have already had an impact. Plus, they chat with Purdue's Matt Painter, UNC's Roy Williams & Baylor's Scott Drew.

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9dJeff Goodman

Spartans' top scorer Bridges out 'a couple weeks'

Already down two key frontcourt players, the Spartans will be without leading scorer Miles Bridges for "a couple weeks" because of an ankle injury, coach Tom Izzo said Thursday.

Bracketology: Sparty falls to No. 7 seed

After a 4-4 start, Michigan State is now a No. 7 seed in Joe Lunardi's latest projection. The Spartans should improve their record during a favorable December stretch. Bracketology

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Who will win the ACC/Big Ten Challenge?

It's all tied up 4-4 entering Day 3. According to ESPN's BPI, however, the ACC is favored to win five of the final six matchups on Wednesday night. BPI projections (Insider)

Duke holds off Michigan State (1:22)
Allen says Duke's defense started Duke's offense (0:53)
Duke getting to the loose ball results in Blue Devils' 3-pointer (0:22)
Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo discusses ball movement in 1st half (0:40)

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke's Matt Jones considered their best on-ball defender. After matching up against Kansas' Josh Jackson, Jones starts on Michigan State's Miles Bridges. As Spartans headed to their huddle for first media timeout, Bridges expressed his frustrations to Tum Tum Nairn telling him he's open. Bridges just 0-1 FG so far.

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.3222nd
Rebounds Per Game39.466th
Assists Per Game19.48th
Points Allowed68.2112th

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Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30