Spartans Snapshots (Feb. 13 edition)

MSU moves up in AP Poll

Following the Spartans win at Ohio State, they moved up to No. 7 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll.

MSU hockey splits with U-M

Following a 3-2 victory Friday night, the MSU hockey team moved to third in the CCHA standings, but a 3-2 overtime loss Saturday bumped the Spartans back to sixth.

The Munn Minute breaks down Friday’s win here. The Saturday run down includes the updated CCHA picture with the NCAA tournament expectations for the team.

The Spartans have a pair of games against Alaska next weekend.

The success of Hollis

A Beautiful Day for Football has a great read titled “A thank you note to Mark Hollis,” which breaks down the work he has done as athletic director from the hires he has made to the events he has scheduled.

The Free Press reminds everyone the way Hollis paved the way for the Winter Classic being at the Big House in “The Cold War” in 2001.

Chair from Iowa’s McCaffery sells in auction

A Michigan State basketball chair, signed by Iowa coach Fran McCaffery, sold for $2,100 in an auction at the Iowa baseball team’s steak fry. Read more at Green Thoughts.

Spartans softball opens season in Florida

The MSU softball team opened its season in the Combat Classic and went 1-4.


Posted on February 13, 2012, in Basketball, Hockey and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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