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Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl TCU (7-5) vs. Michigan State (6-6) Game Time: 9:15 CST TV: ESPN Sirius Channel: 84 The Spread: TCU -2   The Lowdown: Michigan State enters Saturday night's Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl with a 6-6 record and didn't lock up bowl eligibility until their final game of the season when they beat Minnesota, 26-10. All told, it was a rather disappointing season for the Spartan's who were expected to contend for the Big Ten title entering the season. It wasn't to be for Michigan State, however, as they couldn't find a way to win close games decided…

MSU vs. TCU: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Preview and Prediction

Who: Michigan State Spartans (6-6) vs. TCU Horned Frogs (7-5) What: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Where: Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Ariz. When: Dec. 29th, 10:15 PM ET Why: Money, exposure, and…. MONEY   If this game was played during week 1 of the season it would arguably be one of the most anticipated meetings of the year. However, as the 2012-2013 season played out, we were given another...

QB switch drives Spartans to bowl win

This might be hard to believe, but heading into the fourth quarter of Saturday's Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, LeVeon Bell was Michigan States leading passer. Bell, the Big Tens leading rusher, completed his first collegiate pass to fullback TyQuan Hammock for 29 yards. Hammock had been a middle linebacker until this game, but the Spartans were just sort of making things up as they...

Michigan St. leaves Valley with win, questions

TEMPE, Ariz. Michigan State left the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl late Saturday night with two questions: Did they lose running back LeVeon Bell? Did they gain a quarterback? Bell, a junior whose only decision about the NFL is when, not if, had 145 yards rushing and scored a touchdown as the Spartans reversed a season-long trend by finishing on the right end of a close game in a 17...

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: Michigan State Spartans Like Being On The Winning End Of A Close Game For Once

The Michigan State Spartans know all too well what it is like playing in close games in 2012. Entering last night’s Buffalo Wild Wings with a record of just 6-6, things could have played out quite differently for Sparty this season with a few better bounces. Alas, that was not the case for MSU this past season, having lost five of its six games by a total of just 13 points, but...

Spartans' Bell will enter NFL Draft

Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell is headed to the NFL draft after a tireless junior season in which he carried the ball 382 times. Bell said Thursday he will skip his senior year following a terrific performance as the focal point of the Spartans' offense. He ran for 1,793 yards this season and also caught 32 passes. ''This was the hardest decision of my...

Dantonio Post Game Comments

Following Michigan State’s come from behind victory over TCU in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Mark Dantonio spoke with the media.

RB Bell finishing up big season at Michigan State

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Le'Veon Bell's 2012 season really began last January, when fellow running back Edwin Baker announced he was skipping his senior year to enter the NFL draft. Suddenly, Bell's carry-splitting arrangement in Michigan State's backfield was a thing of the past. There was no doubt about whom the Spartans...

Spartans Game Notes: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

What Michigan State bowl record did Mike Sadler set against TCU in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl? That and more in the following game notes.
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