1. Sam Dekker's Renewed Swagger May Be What Buttoned-Up Badgers Need for Title

    INDIANAPOLIS — He taunted a sea of Arizona fans with a glare and a boastful smirk, trash-talked his defender after beating him off the dribble and strutted down the court following a game-clinching three-pointer...

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  2. How the 2015 Michigan State Spartans Have Developed Great Team Chemistry

    On Tuesday, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo described the factors that have driven the Spartans to the Final Four . They may not be a “smashmouth” defensive team, he said, but they’re mentally tough...

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  3. Where Does This Team Rank Among MSU's Best?

    Michigan State has been known as one of the best college basketball teams in the nation since Tom Izzo took over Jud Heathcote's throne in 1995...

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  4. Breslin Center to Open for Michigan State's Final Four Game Saturday

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  5. Michigan State Has a Lot of Football in Its Basketball Playbook

    His team's road loss to Ohio State in early 2000 was bad enough. For Tom Izzo, however, a quick glance at the box score revealed a more troubling development: Michigan State had been outrebounded...

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  6. Wisconsin Badgers Guard Traevon Jackson Leans on His Faith

    Wisconsin had just defeated North Carolina in the Sweet 16 when Traevon Jackson began to credit whom he always credits for his achievements: God...

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  7. Tom Izzo of Michigan State Spartans Plans Season Around Winning in NCAA

    A guy walks into the Michigan State basketball office with his dog ... The punch line? He got to see the head coach...

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  8. Rutgers Hoops, Reserve Guard Kerwin Okoro Part Ways

    Kerwin Okoro, a reserve guard whose most notable moment with Rutgers men's basketball was a national controversy involving his eligibility, will transfer for the second time...

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  9. Report: Rutgers and Reserve G Okoro Part Ways

    Reserve guard Kerwin Okoro and Rutgers have agreed to part ways. Eddie Jordan now has 3 open scholarships for 2015-16...

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  10. 'Slam Dekker Fries' Score with Badgers Fans

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  11. Fans Send-off Badgers with Pep Rally

    Wisconsin Athletics held a pep rally for the Badgers basketball team Wednesday night. It was the last chance for fans to see the Badgers squad before the team took off for the Final Four in Indianapolis...

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  12. Competitive Gasser Fueled Further by Shot That Beat Wisconsin Badgers

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  13. Terps-Bound Stone Jams at McD's All-American Game

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  14. Branden Dawson Is Michigan State's Mystery Man

    To his Michigan State teammates, Branden Dawson is Superman. It's the way he swoops in to save the day that has earned him the nickname. It's the way he deflects constant bullets of critique from the coaching staff...

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  15. Future Boilermaker Tops Future Badger for 3-Pt Win

    Incoming Purdue men's basketball recruit Ryan Cline won Wednesday's American Family Insurance 3-point contest at Carmel. .....

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  16. Layman Considering Entering NBA Draft

    Maryland junior forward Jake Layman is seriously considering skipping his senior year and entering the NBA Draft......

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  17. Man Has $1M Riding on Michigan State Spartans Bet

    Almost every day, Derek Stevens likes to stop at the sportsbook at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, located between the two properties he owns, to plunk down a bet...

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  18. Nairn Jr. Gives Michigan State Energy

    Lourawls Nairn Jr. has always been a team player. In fact, that's part of the reason the Michigan State freshman took up basketball in the first place...

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  19. Former MSU Star Andre Hutson Offers Sage Advice for Beating Duke in Final 4

    Former Michigan State basketball national champion Andre Hutson understands the pressures the current Spartans are facing as they head to Indianapolis to experience their first Final Four...

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  20. Poor Health Will Keep Former MSU Coach Jud Heathcote from Attending Final 4

    Two years ago, former Michigan State basketball coach Jud Heathcote was prepared to fly to Atlanta to support the Spartans in the Final Four, but the team got dumped by Duke in the Sweet 16...

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  21. Spartans Sold on Team Concept, from Defense to Development

    Whether Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo agrees with the distinction or not, the seven-seed Spartans enter Saturday's Final Four matchup as the underdog against one-seed Duke...

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  22. MSU's Izzo Thanks UConn Coach for 'Showing Us the Way'

    There's a hot tweet going around that points out all the similarities between Michigan State this year and Connecticut last year...

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  23. Badgers' Dekker Hitting Hist Stride at Right Time

    The Wisconsin Badgers are set to make a return trip to the Final Four this week, and this year it's Sam Dekker that's stealing the show in the big dance...

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  24. Final Four 2015: Why Bo Ryan Would Gain the Most from a Title Run

    They all have what Bo Ryan wants... The three other head coaches in the 2015 Final Four —Kentucky's John Calipari , Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and Michigan State's Tom Izzo—have ...

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  25. Badgers Coach Bo Ryan's Ability to Develop Players Transcends All His Teams

    Freddie Owens didn't trust Bo Ryan, who will lead Wisconsin to its second consecutive Final Four matchup against Kentucky later this week...

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