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1997-98 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-8, .733 W-L% (31st of 306)
Conference: 13-3, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Izzo (22-8)

PS/G: 73.4 (93rd of 306) ▪ PA/G: 64.0 (27th of 306)
SRS: 18.65 (13th of 306) ▪ SOS: 9.25 (12th of 306)

NCAA Tournament: (#4 seed in East)
Won East First Round (83-71) versus #13 Eastern Michigan
Won East Second Round (63-56) versus #5 Princeton
Lost East Regional Semifinal (73-58) versus #1 North Carolina

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
                      22 16 13 14 10 12 16

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Mon, Nov 17, 1997 REG East Tennessee State Southern W 82 59 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Nov 21, 1997 REG @ Illinois-Chicago MW Coll L 58 70 1 1 L 1
3 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 REG Central Michigan MAC W 89 61 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 REG Gonzaga WCC W 70 68 3 1 W 2
5 Thu, Dec 4, 1997 REG Temple A-10 L 54 56 3 2 L 1
6 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 REG @ Cleveland State MW Coll W 85 54 4 2 W 1
7 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 REG Detroit Mercy MW Coll L 65 68 4 3 L 1
8 Wed, Dec 17, 1997 REG Wright State MW Coll W 95 52 5 3 W 1
9 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 REG @ South Florida CUSA W 68 53 6 3 W 2
10 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 REG Eastern Illinois OVC W 81 69 7 3 W 3
11 Tue, Dec 30, 1997 REG @ Purdue Big Ten W 74 57 8 3 W 4
12 Thu, Jan 8, 1998 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 63 40 9 3 W 5
13 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 REG @ Michigan Big Ten L 69 79 9 4 L 1
14 Wed, Jan 14, 1998 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 74 60 10 4 W 1
15 Sat, Jan 17, 1998 REG Illinois Big Ten W 68 64 11 4 W 2
16 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 REG @ Iowa Big Ten W 78 57 12 4 W 3
17 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 REG Penn State Big Ten W 71 59 13 4 W 4
18 Wed, Jan 28, 1998 REG Indiana Big Ten W 84 66 14 4 W 5
19 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 72 66 15 4 W 6
20 Wed, Feb 4, 1998 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 84 58 16 4 W 7
21 Sat, Feb 7, 1998 REG Iowa Big Ten W 75 64 17 4 W 8
22 Thu, Feb 12, 1998 REG @ Illinois Big Ten L 63 84 17 5 L 1
23 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 71 59 18 5 W 1
24 Tue, Feb 17, 1998 REG Michigan Big Ten W 80 75 19 5 W 2
25 Sat, Feb 21, 1998 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 56 47 20 5 W 3
26 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 REG Purdue Big Ten L 96 99 20 6 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 CTOURN N Minnesota Big Ten L 73 76 20 7 L 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
28 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 NCAA N Eastern Michigan MAC W 83 71 21 7 W 1
29 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 NCAA N Princeton Ivy W 63 56 22 7 W 2
30 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 NCAA N North Carolina ACC L 58 73 22 8 L 1