Published: Sept. 13, 2019

Spartans sweep in-state rival Oakland

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Michigan State improved to 5-1 on the season with a 3-0 victory (25-18, 26-24, 25-17) over visiting Oakland on Thursday evening. The Golden Grizzlies fall to 4-4 overall.

The Spartans needed extra points in the second set to take down their in-state rival, as Oakland hit a scorching .500 (15-1-28) in the set; MSU did limit OU to a .178 percentage in the opening set and .024 in the third. The Spartans hit .269 on the night overall. Oakland had more blocks (7-6) and digs (49-39).