The NCAA has allowed injury-plagued Michigan State men's basketball forward Ben Carter to play for the Spartans by granting him a sixth year of eligibility. Carter came to the Spartans last year following an ACL tear in his senior season at UNLV and reinjured his knee in preseason workouts.
The MSU men's basketball team topped Florida Atlantic University at the Breslin Center in Friday night's season opener. This marked the 31st consecutive season opening win for the Spartans, 18-3 under head coach Tom Izzo.
Trevor Manuel had 24 points as the No. 9-ranked Lansing Everett Vikings boy's basketball team posted a 75-52 victory over defending state champion and No. 2 Muskegon in front of a capacity crowd in a Class A quarterfinal at Eastern's Don Johnson Fieldhouse.