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Dawson has 17 and 11, Michigan State beats Rutgers 71-51

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Brenden Dawson had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Michigan State used a 20-2 run to start the second half to roll over Rutgers 71-51 on Thursday night in a game that was postponed earlier in the week by the threat of a blizzard in New Jersey.

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Michigan State gets $3M to support men’s basketball program

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A fundraising campaign to help support Michigan State University has received a $3 million gift to boost the school’s men’s basketball program.

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Cookie competition gets twist thanks to deflated footballs

Pictured are the Deflategate and Super Bowl cookies made at Ryke's Bakery, Catering & Cafe in Muskegon on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  Ryke's Bakery, Catering & Cafe in Muskegon has held the competition since 2008. This year, in addition to cookies with logos of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, there's a third option: Cookies decorated with deflated footballs. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Tommy Martino) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — An annual western Michigan cookie competition held ahead of the Super Bowl is getting a new twist thanks to all the talk about deflated footballs.

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Michigan school mourns loss of students killed in car crash

Members of the Eastern Michigan men's basketball team observe a moment of silence before an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Ypsilanti, Mich. Shannise Heady, a player on the EMU women's basketball team, was killed Sunday morning in Ypsilanti Township when she lost control of her vehicle and hit an oncoming vehicle. Her passenger and fellow Eastern Michigan student, 23-year-old Jordan Hopkins, also was killed. Investigators say Heady was speeding and neither woman was wearing a seatbelt. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Alex McDougall)

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — The men’s basketball team at Eastern Michigan University has honored two students who were killed in a car accident over the weekend.

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Closed Detroit rec center to see upgrades, new programs

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom and city officials have announced a $10 million plan to update the Lipke Recreation Center.

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