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Michigan State’s Suzy Merchant Visits Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan State women’s basketball head coach Suzy Merchant visited Traverse City on Thursday, speaking at the Behind the Sports Mic Night held by the Great Lakes Sports Commission. Merchant held a question and answer session at Park Place Hotel for those attending. She was a...
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Watch: MSU's Suzy Merchant sings, dances in tribute to Meat Loaf

Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant, fresh out of what she calls "COVID jail," was in a singing and dancing mood at practice Friday. Merchant, with the soundtrack blaring over the Breslin Center's sound system, belted out a few lines of Meat Loaf's 1993 chart-topping single, "I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)," in honor of the legendary singer, who died from COVID-19 complications Thursday night. He was 74.
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State hoops: Michigan State's Suzy Merchant isn't paid like a coach with 500 wins

Here's how Suzy Merchant's head coaching career began: With a profanity-laced phone call to Greg Kampe. "Why did you tell me I could be a head coach!?!" Merchant fumed. It was Friday, Nov. 17, 1995, and Merchant's Saginaw Valley State team had just lost to Aquinas, which didn't even offer scholarships. Merchant felt completely of her league. She had messed up a sideline out-of-bounds play. She had messed up a substitution. And she was 0-1.
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Suzy Merchant reaches 300th victory at MSU with win over Bryant

Her overall record at MSU stands at 300-157, second only to Karen Langeland who had a 376-290 record during her 24 seasons as head coach. Merchant, a Michigan native, is grateful and appreciative for the opportunity to be a Spartan, mentioning that she wanted to be one since high school and that both of her brothers attended MSU.
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Michigan State women's hoops coach Suzy Merchant hits incredible milestone

Michigan State head women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant has reached a new impressive milestone. On Friday afternoon, she registered her 300th career victory as the leader of the Spartans. Friday’s victory came in impressive fashion, with the Spartans posting a 100-60 win over Bryant. Michigan State improved to 4-0 and...
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Michigan State Women’s Basketball: Spartans down Bryant, Suzy Merchant picks up 300th win at MSU

The Michigan State Spartans women’t basketball team moved to 4-0 on the season this afternoon, concluding a four-game homestand against Bryant in style. Michigan State’s 100-60 victory over the Bulldogs also marked head coach Suzy Merchant’s 300th career win at the helm in East Lansing, after she hit her 500th career win overall as a head coach on Tuesday night. It also marks the fourth time in the past five seasons MSU has opened the season 4-0, and seven out of the last 10 seasons.
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Suzy Merchant reaches 500th career victory in win over Valparaiso

Michigan State Women’s Basketball Head Coach Suzy Merchant secured her 500th career win on Tuesday with a 73-62 win over Valparaiso. She currently sits at 299 wins at MSU, just one away from becoming just the second coach in school history to reach 300. After the victory Merchant was joined...
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Tuesday's state basketball: MSU's Suzy Merchant collects 500th career win

Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant collected her 500th career win as a head coach, as the Spartans beat Valparaiso, 73-62, on Tuesday night at Breslin Center. Merchant, who started her career at Saginaw Valley State before moving on to Eastern Michigan, is 500-277 overall, 299-157 at Michigan State....
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MSU’s Suzy Merchant collects 500th career win

Michigan state basketball coach Suzy Merchant took her 500th career win as head coach when the Spartans beat Valparaiso (73:62) at the Breslin Center on Tuesday night. The saleswoman, who began her career in Saginaw Valley State before moving to Eastern Michigan, is 500-277 years old, 299-157 in Michigan State. This is the 15th season for the Spartans.
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