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Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio gets win No. 100 with Holiday Bowl victory over Washington State

Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio speaks during a Holiday Bowl press conference on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, in San Diego. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio speaks during a Holiday Bowl press conference on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, in San Diego. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

While Washington State must wait at least another year for a 10-win season, Michigan State and coach Mark Dantonio reached that plateau for the sixth time in eight seasons.

The Spartans finished 10-3, capping a remarkable turnaround from last year’s 3-9 mark.

The win was even more special for Dantonio, who won his 100th game at MSU after only 11 seasons.

WSU’s last 10-win season was in 2003, when the Cougars reached that milestone with a 28-20 Holiday Bowl win over Texas.

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