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Michigan State’s lack of fight leads to an uncharacteristic defeat

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — For the second half of Sunday night’s 60-44 Big Ten title game loss against fifth-ranked Maryland, Michigan State’s Suzy Merchant had no answers.

She thought her team had it. For the game’s first two quarters, the coach of the Spartans watched her team limit […]

Michigan State overcomes lapses to defeat Purdue, advance to Big Ten semifinal

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Aerial Powers scored 26 points and Branndais Agee added 13 to lead the Michigan State Spartans to a 65-64 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Tournament Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The No. 3 Spartans (23-7) […]