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1985-86 Michigan State Spartans
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-8, .742 W-L% (29th of 283)
Conference: 12-6, 3rd in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jud Heathcote (23-8)

PS/G: 83.1 (6th of 283) ▪ PA/G: 71.3 (185th of 283)
SRS: 19.78 (10th of 283) ▪ SOS: 7.98 (36th of 283)

NCAA Tournament: (#5 seed in Midwest)
Won Midwest First Round (72-70) versus #12 Washington
Won Midwest Second Round (80-68) versus #4 Georgetown
Lost Midwest Regional Semifinal (96-86) versus #1 Kansas

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 17 17 18

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Nov 23, 1985 REG Western Illinois Mid-Cont W 98 63 1 0 W 1 Jenison Field House
2 Tue, Nov 26, 1985 REG Maine ECACN W 89 58 2 0 W 2 Jenison Field House
3 Sat, Nov 30, 1985 REG Western Michigan MAC W 84 64 3 0 W 3 Jenison Field House
4 Wed, Dec 4, 1985 REG George Washington A-10 W 87 61 4 0 W 4 Jenison Field House
5 Fri, Dec 6, 1985 REG Canisius ECACN W 90 61 5 0 W 5 Jenison Field House
6 Sat, Dec 14, 1985 REG @ Iowa State Big 8 L 80 82 5 1 L 1 James H. Hilton Coliseum
7 Sat, Dec 21, 1985 REG Illinois-Chicago Mid-Cont W 99 74 6 1 W 1 Jenison Field House
8 Fri, Dec 27, 1985 REG N Massachusetts A-10 W 93 45 7 1 W 2 The Pit/Bob King Court
9 Sat, Dec 28, 1985 REG @ New Mexico WAC W 76 61 8 1 W 3 The Pit/Bob King Court
10 Thu, Jan 2, 1986 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 73 84 8 2 L 1 St. John Arena
11 Sun, Jan 5, 1986 REG @ Indiana (15) Big Ten W 77 74 9 2 W 1 Assembly Hall
12 Thu, Jan 9, 1986 REG Purdue (20) Big Ten L 83 88 9 3 L 1 Jenison Field House
13 Sun, Jan 12, 1986 REG Illinois (18) Big Ten W 58 51 10 3 W 1 Jenison Field House
14 Thu, Jan 16, 1986 REG @ Iowa Big Ten L 71 82 10 4 L 1 Carver-Hawkeye Arena
15 Sat, Jan 18, 1986 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten L 71 76 10 5 L 2 Williams Arena
16 Sat, Jan 25, 1986 REG Michigan (6) Big Ten W 91 79 11 5 W 1 Jenison Field House
17 Thu, Jan 30, 1986 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 83 81 12 5 W 2 Jenison Field House
18 Sat, Feb 1, 1986 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 97 69 13 5 W 3 Jenison Field House
19 Thu, Feb 6, 1986 REG @ Illinois Big Ten W 84 80 14 5 W 4 Assembly Hall
20 Sat, Feb 8, 1986 REG @ Purdue Big Ten L 82 88 14 6 L 1 Mackey Arena
21 Thu, Feb 13, 1986 REG Iowa Big Ten W 83 73 15 6 W 1 Jenison Field House
22 Sat, Feb 15, 1986 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 76 66 16 6 W 2 Jenison Field House
23 Thu, Feb 20, 1986 REG @ Michigan (7) Big Ten W 74 59 17 6 W 3 Crisler Arena
24 Thu, Feb 27, 1986 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 82 48 18 6 W 4 Welsh-Ryan Arena
25 Sun, Mar 2, 1986 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 84 71 19 6 W 5 Wisconsin Field House
26 Tue, Mar 4, 1986 REG Central Michigan MAC W 103 60 20 6 W 6 Jenison Field House
27 Wed, Mar 5, 1986 REG Indiana (16) Big Ten L 79 97 20 7 L 1 Jenison Field House
28 Sat, Mar 8, 1986 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 91 81 21 7 W 1 Jenison Field House
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
29 Thu, Mar 13, 1986 NCAA N Washington Pac-10 W 72 70 22 7 W 2 University of Dayton Arena
30 Sat, Mar 15, 1986 NCAA N Georgetown (13) Big East W 80 68 23 7 W 3 University of Dayton Arena
31 Fri, Mar 21, 1986 NCAA N Kansas (2) Big 8 L 86 96 OT 23 8 L 1 Kemper Arena