Men's Soccer

Spartans nip Wolverines in OT for B1G tourney crown

Michigan State Soccer

Michigan State vs Michigan - Men's Soccer Championship

No. 5 Michigan State defeated No. 3 Michigan, 2-1, in overtime Sunday afternoon in Evanston, Ill, to claim the 2012 Men’s Soccer Big Ten Tournament Championship. Seven minutes into the extra frame, Sean Conerty found the back of the net to give the Spartans the win and their third Big Ten Tournament title.

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Wolverines, Spartans advance to men's finals

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Big Ten Men's Soccer Semifinal Highlights

The Big Ten men’s soccer tournament continues today in Evanston, Ill., with two semifinal matchups set for this afternoon. Penn State fell to Michigan State 3-1 in the first semifinal. The second semifinal, Michigan dropped Northwestern 3-0.

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Day 1: Big Ten men's soccery tourney roundup

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern - Men's Soccer Wrap-up

The 2012 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament got underway Wednesday at Lakeside Field. No. 5 Michigan State, No. 3 Michigan and No. 2 Northwestern all advanced to Friday’s semifinal action, beating No. 4 Indiana, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 7 Ohio State, respectively. On Friday, it’s No. 1 Penn State vs. Michigan State (1 ET) and Northwestern vs. Michigan (3:30 ET), both live on BTN/BTN2Go. Catch up on the action in this post.

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Men's soccer tourney starts today

The Big Ten Men’s Soccer tournament is set to kick off today at Lakeside Field on the campus of Northwestern following a wild ride to the finish of the regular season last weekend. Penn State and Northwestern each claimed a share of the regular season crown and the Nittany Lions will come into the tournament as the No. 1 seed receiving the bye to the semi-finals due to their head-to-head victory over the Wildcats.

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Did You See This? Indiana goal celebration

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Eriq Zavaleta Celebrates Goal in Style

Few things in sports top the reaction to a goal in soccer. From Andres Cantor’s iconic call to the players’ funny, creative and, at times, embarrassing celebrations, it’s plenty of reason to watch. Indiana’s Eriq Zavaleta came up with quite the celebration following his goal in Thursday’s double-overtime draw with Northwestern. We’re not going to spoil the surprise, so go ahead and be delighted by Zavaleta’s celebration in this video.

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Soccer Report: A close look at the men's tourney

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BTN Soccer Report - B1G Tournament Time

Penn State and Northwestern were both crowned Big Ten regular season champions on Saturday, as Michigan State failed to jump a Michigan hurdle in Ann Arbor. Losing to their close friends was one thing, but knowing that more clinical finishing would have giving them their first title since 2008 must be frustrating for Damon Rensing and his troops. On a positive note, they don’t have time to reflect as Indiana waits on Wednesday.

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Penn State earns top seed in men's soccer tourney

After sharing the Big Ten regular-season title, Penn State and Northwestern earned the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, respectively, in the 2012 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Tournament. The tournament will be held on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston, Ill., with opening-round matchups on Wednesday, semifinal games on Friday and the championship match on Sunday.

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