Michigan State Loses to Duke; Couch Fires in East Lansing Ensue

By Jason Priestas on March 30, 2013 at 3:37a

Michigan State is known for two things: its world-renowned School of Packaging  and couch fires. Whenever the Spartans lose – or win – a big basketball game, furniture will burn in East Lansing.

Following the school's 71-61 loss to Duke in the Sweet 16 Friday, Michigan State students did what they do:

Sparty fire calculator: 14 or 15 fires for a Sweet 16 loss. 61 fires for a Final Four loss.

Source: @thesnews

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703Buckeye's picture

Sparty no! Bad attempt at acting like WVU.

"Attack the Strong, Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead!"
-Former OSU S&C Coach Lichter

CaliforniaBuckeyeGirl's picture

Ummmm.....I know I'll get about a billion downvotes for this, but.... GO DUKE!!!!!!
(In my defense, I grew up going to games at the Shoe, but went to Duke.  It's tricky.)
If it makes anyone feel better, I truly believe Duke will lose the rematch to Louisville, and if they don't, that they will lose in the Final Four to OSU.

Hovenaut's picture

Pull an IU next time Sparty. Spare the couches, cut the nets.

Mr. Slick's picture

And then set the nets on fire?

BuckeyeChief's picture

oh, the humanity!

"2014 National Champions...deal with it!!!"

Earle's picture

Oh, the upholstery!

Have you tried Not Your Father's Root Beer?  It tastes just like the real thing, but it packs a punch (5.9%ABV).  It's a little sweet for me though.  Two is my limit.

Leanenaud's picture

Everyone knows that state is full of bed bugs. I applaud their effort in killing the vermin.

Knarcisi's picture

Students must have been doing shot a minute for scoring droughts. 

ATXbucknut's picture

The centuries-old East Lansing tradition continues.

cajunbuckeye's picture

I said," FIRE THE COACH !!!"

An angry fan...rooting for an angry team...led by angry coaches

TheHostileDwarf's picture

Don't set any shit on fire, Buckeyes. It's not like it's a football game.

FitzBuck's picture

"Hey guys we should get our couches ready to burn when we punch our ticket to the final four."  
"Great idea I didn't want to move it when I graduate because it smells like malted hops and bong water.  Let me call all of the guys in my political science class and see how many of them we can get to do the same."
"We could space them so it looks like a smiley face from the top of the library...... Plus I can use it as part of my senior thesis on civil disobedience."
"Brilliant.  Ill get the lighter fluid."
"Damn we lost.  Now what?"
"smiley faces always make me happy."
"Get on the phone ill get my zippo."

Fitzbuck | Toledo - Ohio's right armpit | "A troll by any other name is still a troll".

osubuckeye4life's picture

I don't think they got the memo.

Poison nuts's picture

That's hysterical...wow!

"Do not pass me, just slow down - I can move right through you" Superchunk - Precision Auto.