Nia Clouden scored 23 points and No. 17 Michigan State scored the first 28 second-half points to pull away as the Spartans beat Eastern Michigan 85-50 on Tuesday in the season opener for both teams.
Eastern Michigan hired former Washington assistant Fred Castro as its women's basketball coach Thursday.
Authorities say an Eastern Michigan University women's basketball player and another student were killed in a head-on collision.
Eastern Michigan has hired Heather Lyke to be its athletic director and plans to pay her $245,000 plus incentives as part of a five-year contract.
The NCAA has ruled that Eastern Michigan didn't monitor its women's basketball team under former coach AnnMarie Gilbert and has put the program on an additional two years of probation.