1. Michigan State Basketball: Projected Starting 5 and Players' Roles

    Michigan State will enter its 2014-15 season without its three leading scorers and its best assist man. Now without Gary Harris, Adreian Payne and Keith Appling, the faces of the program in recent years, Tom Izzo must search for new answers...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 23 hours ago 2,756 reads 5 comments

  2. Dawson Returning, Vows More Consistency

    EAST LANSING - Gary Harris could not hide his smile when asked on Tuesday during Harris' farewell press conference from Michigan State whether he had spoken with Branden Dawson about his Dawson's pending decision...

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  3. Dawson Announces Return to MSU for Senior Season

    EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State junior Branden Dawson announced his decision to remain in school for his senior season on Tuesday...

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  4. Dawson's Best Odds at Long NBA Career Come with a Return to MSU

    It's NBA declaration week in college basketball, with underclassmen jumping to the pros on the hour. Some of them smartly. Others leaping from basketball relevancy forever.....

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  5. Gary Harris Leaving Michigan State for NBA Draft, and Tom Izzo Is Thrilled

    Of the six players who have left Tom Izzo's Michigan State program early for pro basketball, Gary Harris is by far the most celebrated by Izzo for making that decision.....

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  6. Gary Harris Says Extra Year at MSU Has Him More Prepared for the NBA

    Three-hundred and sixty-one days ago, Gary Harris announced that despite projections he would be picked in the first round of the NBA draft, he would return for his sophomore season at Michigan State...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 day ago 18 reads 0 comments

  7. Gary Harris Becomes Just the Fifth Player in Izzo Era to Declare Early for Draft

    In 19 years leading Michigan State, Tom Izzo has had more Final Four appearances (six) than players who have left school early for the NBA (five).....

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  9. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Meet Spartans' 2014 Class

    There was a slight chance of adding Montaque Gill-Caesar to the 2014 class. But that whole thing came to an end late this past week, as the 5-star shooting guard out of Huntington Prep (W...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 4 days ago 10,659 reads 39 comments

  10. MSU's Payne Honored at Wooden Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adreian Payne of Michigan State was honored at the John R. Wooden Award gala on Friday night for his friendship with a cancer-stricken 8-year-old girl. .....

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  11. Michigan State Basketball: 5 Biggest Things to Look Forward to in 2014-15

    Michigan State will enter the 2014-15 season with new faces and a fresh commencement. Despite losing multiple, if not several, integral players, the Spartans have plenty to look forward to...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 5 days ago 4,395 reads 5 comments

  12. Sparty's Payne Wins Outreach Award

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  13. Michigan State Forward Adreian Payne to Accept First-Ever Outreach Award

    Michigan State senior forward Adreian Payne is in Los Angeles tonight to receive the first-ever Outreach Award from the Los Angeles Athletic Club, as part of the 38th annual Wooden Award Gala...

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  14. Tom Izzo Gets Emotional at Vigil on Campus for 'Princess Lacey'

    Lacey Holsworth, the little blonde girl who famously became friends with Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne while battling cancer, died earlier this week...

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  15. Tom Izzo on Lacey Holsworth: 'She Gave Us a Lifetime of Memories'

    As Michigan State forward Adreian Payne visted coach Tom Izzo in his office earlier this week, the two processed the news they had just received that 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth's health had taken a turn for the worse...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  16. Photos: MSU Students, Players, and Tom Izzo Paint Rock to Honor Holsworth

    This morning, April 9, it was announced that Lacey Holsworth, the eight-year-old friend of Michigan State star Adreian Payne, passed away. She was suffering from neuroblastoma. ...

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  17. Michigan State Basketball: Why the Spartans Need 5-Star SG Montaque Gill-Caesar

    Update: Apparently, Montaque Gill-Caesar is staying another year at Huntington Prep. However, that doesn't negate the fact that Michigan State needs his services...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 7 days ago 2,858 reads 1 comments

  18. Michigan State Basketball: How Gary Harris' Departure Would Affect Spartans

    Gary Harris' decision on whether to enter the NBA draft is looming over the Michigan State Spartans. For a team that has lost two starters, with the possibility of losing up to four, Harris' upcoming decision is vital...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 7 days ago 5,956 reads 14 comments

  19. Lacey Holsworth, Best Friends with MSU's Adreian Payne,Dies

    EAST LANSING (CBS Detroit) - Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old who battled cancer and became friends with Michigan State University basketball star Adreian Payne, has died, according to posts on Lacey's social media accounts...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 8 days ago 249 reads 0 comments

  20. Michigan State Coach: I Let Down President Obama

    Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans surprised countless March Madness strategists when they lost in the East Regional final to UConn, falling short of reaching the Final Four.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 496 reads 0 comments

  21. Izzo Ready To Retool In 2014-15

    Michigan State's basketball uniforms have been folded and stored away until next season, which means coach Tom Izzo and the Spartans have officially entered the retooling phase of the process similarly regarded programs also are going through...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  22. MSU's 2014 Recruiting Class Might Grow by One in Montaque Gill-Caesar

    Barring the late emergence of someone not currently on the radar, Tom Izzo's 2014 class is down to two likely endings — its current three-man state or a quartet including Huntington (W...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 days ago 147 reads 0 comments

  23. Mich State Fan Assaulted on U-M Campus

    The rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan escalated into violence in Ann Arbor Sunday...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 9 days ago 244 reads 0 comments

  24. Michigan State Basketball: 2014 Offseason To-Do List for Spartans

    This offseason may be one of the most difficult for Michigan State. After all, this past go-round wasn't exactly friendly and fuzzy for Spartans coach Tom Izzo, who said multiple ...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 10 days ago 3,945 reads 2 comments

  25. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Odds for Spartans to Land Top 2015 Targets

    The Michigan State Spartans will likely lose at least three starters to the NBA draft, which means that recruiting dynamic classes for 2014 and 2015 is imperative...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 12 days ago 7,497 reads 1 comments