1. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Breaking Down Javon Bess' Potential

    Javon Bess enters Michigan State with approximately zero hype, barely any stars and a reputation as a relative unknown...

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  2. Girl's Memorial Being Held at Basketball Arena

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood was honored ...

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  3. Photos: Michigan State Holding Memorial Service for Lacey Holsworth

    This evening, Michigan State University will hold a public memorial service for Lacey Holsworth, the eight-year-old girl who captured the hearts of everyone she touched before losing her battle with cancer April 9...

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  4. Branden Dawson's Return Gives Denzel Valentine's Spartans a Chance

    As the nation's most heralded recruits began turning down Tom Izzo one after another last year, the 2014-15 season loomed over Michigan State's basketball program like an expiration date...

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  5. ESPN Says Gary Harris Likely a Lottery Pick After Declaring for NBA Draft

    Now that Gary Harris has officially entered the NBA draft, it's time to take a closer look at where he could land in it.....

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  6. Marvin Clark Signs with MSU Basketball

    The third member of Michigan State's three-man 2014 basketball recruiting class signed his national letter of intent today, and that meant that coach Tom Izzo could speak publicly about Marvin Clark Jr...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  11. 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.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  13. 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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  14. Michigan State Basketball from B/R

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  15. 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 5 days ago 11,207 reads 39 comments

  16. 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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  17. 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 6 days ago 4,461 reads 5 comments

  18. Sparty's Payne Wins Outreach Award

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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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 8 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  22. 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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  23. 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 8 days ago 2,937 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 9 days ago 5,967 reads 14 comments

  25. 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...

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