What's buzzing:

No. 19 Michigan State women beat Michigan 61-58

AP - Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Annalise Pickrel scored 18 points and Branndais Agee was clutch down the stretch Friday as No. 19 Michigan State rallied to beat Michigan 61-58 in the Big Ten quarterfinals.

Michigan State will face No. 16 Nebraska in the semifinals on Saturday.

The second-seeded Spartans (22-8) trailed for all but a brief time early in the second until scoring the last six points of the game. Agee made two free throws at 2:59 to make it a one-point game. Tori Jankoska put MSU up 59-58 with a layup at 1:15. After a Michigan turnover, Agee grabbed an offensive rebound and scored with 31 seconds left.

Madison Ristovski, who led seventh-seeded Michigan (18-13) with 18 points, missed a 3 from the corner with 15 seconds left and the Wolverines did not get a good final look.

Michigan started off strong, taking a 27-13 lead before the Spartans pulled to 31-28 at the half.

View Comments (1)
  • Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M

    Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M

    A visit to Texas A&M football practice is musically akin to a trip to a swanky hip-hop club in downtown Houston or a hotspot on Miami's South Beach. The Aggies opened fall practice with Drake's Meek Mill diss track ''Back to Back'' as a prelude to … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 minutes 31 seconds ago
  • What NHL players are told about rape, domestic violence

    What NHL players are told about rape, domestic violence

    “A lot of time in that they’ll talk about social issues like that. They have a lot of research available for you,” said the player. “But that specifically – sexual abuse – there’s not a whole lot of conversation about that.” … More »

    Puck Daddy - 7 minutes ago
  • Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Arjen Robben has been made captain of the Netherlands in Danny Blind's first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach, replacing striker Robin van Persie. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Analysts question costs in Los Angeles 2024 Olympics bid

    City analysts warned that construction costs for athlete housing in Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic bid may be significantly underestimated. The cost of acquiring land and building an Olympic Village for athletes near downtown Los Angeles ''may … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Boy catches 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island's north shore

    Boy catches 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island's north shore

    A 10-year-old boy from Prince Edward Island who recently reeled in a mammoth 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off the province's northeastern shore says he's not quite satisfied with his potentially record-breaking catch. Koen Norton set out on his … More »

    The Canadian Press - 17 minutes ago