3 posts categorized "Big Ten Tournament"

March 06, 2011

MSU women's hoops: Nary a chance, on to the Big Dance

Chris Solari here again from Indianapolis. Let's get one thing straight: Ohio State's Jantel Lavender was unstoppable, and there was little if anything Michigan State's defenders could have done to prevent her women's Big Ten Tournament record 37 points Saturday night.

But when the Spartans found themselves with five players in foul trouble -- four with four, three of them starters, and another starter with three -- their chances of coming back against perhaps the hottest team in women's college basketball vanished. The result was a 72-57 victory for the Buckeyes  and plenty of frustration from MSU's players.

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March 05, 2011

MSU women's hoops: D is for domination

Chris Solari here from the women's Big Ten Tournament in unseasonably warm and rainy Indianapolis. Top-seeded and regular-season champion MSU won ugly here Friday night against No. 8 seed Northwestern. And by that, I mean more than just the Spartans holding the Wildcats to 25 points (note: no Division I college team - men, women or mediocre intramural players - should score fewer than 40 in a game).

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September 16, 2010

Talkin' Spartans - MSU vs. Notre Dame preview


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