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2018 Schedule
1-1, 2nd in Big Ten - East
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6dDan Murphy

Son: Former Michigan State AD disputes suit

The son of George Perles, who was the Michigan State athletic director in the early 1990s and is currently a school trustee, said an incident in which his father is accused of covering up a rape by Larry Nassar "never happened."

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7dDan Murphy

Spartans punter Hartbarger to miss 6-8 weeks

Redshirt freshman Rocky Lombardi is expected to take over punting duties for Michigan State after Jake Hartbarger suffered a leg injury vs. Arizona State.

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Campus Conversation: Week 2 Review, Bad Injuries, Superlatives

Matt Schick, Peter Burns & Heather Dinich discuss their biggest takeaways from Week 2 (10:05), their superlatives for the week (12:59), jump to conclusions about the season (24:10) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" on the Playoff predictor (38:52), Walk-Ons (44:24) & extra points (50:42).

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

FPI significantly upgraded its opinion of Georgia and Penn State after expectation exceeding road wins from each. That has led to improved projections and playoff forecast for both. Meanwhile it thinks less of Notre Dame after a narrow win over Ball State.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Following Saturday's loss at Arizona State, Michigan State only has a 1% chance to reach the playoff, per ESPN's Playoff Predictor. The Spartans had been at 7% last week.

Herm: Harry 'came up big' for win (0:51)
Arizona State upsets Michigan State with 28-yard field goal (0:47)
Harry hauls in 27-yard Arizona State TD (0:32)
Lewerke connects with White for 1st Michigan State TD (0:37)
Michigan State picks off Wilkins to secure halftime shutout (0:46)
Arizona St. comes up with clutch INT in end zone (0:45)
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12dESPN staff

ESPN reporters pick Week 2's biggest games

Jimbo Fisher gets his first big test at Texas A&M, USC and Stanford square off in an early Pac-12 clash, and more. Who will win Week 2's biggest games?

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Michigan State may have beaten Utah State, but because it was as close as it was, FPI dropped the Spartans from 10 to 14 in its rankings and Michigan State moved from a 15% chance to reach the College Football Playoff to 7%.

Michigan State avoids upset in thriller (1:13)
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19dDan Murphy

MSU: No NCAA violations in handling assaults

MSU said the NCAA found no rules violations in how the school responded to the Larry Nassar case or handled separate allegations against football and basketball players.

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43dAdam Rittenberg

MSU's Scott injured in camp, to miss 2 months

Josiah Scott, Michigan State's starting cornerback, will miss about two months after suffering an unspecified injury early in training camp.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State starting cornerback Josiah Scott will be out approximately two months after suffering a noncontact injury in practice, coach Mark Dantonio said Scott started 12 games as a freshman last season, leading MSU with 10 pass breakups and 12 passes defended. Defensive end Dillon Alexander also is sidelined with a foot issue.

Team Stats

Passing Yards300.532nd
Rushing Yards114.0115th
Points For25.5
Points Against23.5Tied-62nd

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