1. Preview: Michigan State vs Penn State

    MSU begins both halves of the conference schedule with Penn State, having won the opener on New Year's Eve at the Bryce Jordan Center 79-63...

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  2. Tom Izzo Takes Aim at Free-Throw Shooting Woes

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. And Michigan State is currently desperate in the free throw department.....

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  3. Michigan State a No. 2 Seed, Michigan a No. 3 in Latest NCAA Projections

    Michigan State and Michigan were NCAA tournament roommates last year in Auburn Hills, both advancing out of the first weekend.....

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  4. MSU Lands JUCO OT Machado Late on NSD

    EAST LANSING — Miguel Machado had a difficult decision on his hands, trying to decide between signing with Michigan State and Purdue...

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  5. Branden Dawson 'Healing Fast,' Can't Wear Morris Peterson Style Cast

    It took Michigan State's Branden Dawson just seven and a half months to return to the basketball court after suffering a torn left ACL at the end of his freshman season in 2012.....

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  6. To the Front of the Line

    Michigan State has now played three games with both Adreian Payne and Branden Dawson unavailable. Payne has been out for seven games in total now, with signs he could maybe return this Thursday against Penn State...

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  7. Michigan State Basketball: Report Card for Spartans Midway Through Big Ten Play

    Despite their recent hiccup in Madison Square Garden, the Michigan State Spartans have composed another season that has them threatening for the Big Ten title...

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  8. Michigan State Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Remainder of 2013-14 Season

    Saturday's 64-60 loss to Georgetown was the latest pile of bricks to hit Michigan State. Not only are the Spartans without Adreian Payne and Branden Dawson, but they've lost two ...

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  9. Michigan State Basketball: 5 Reasons Why Payne and Dawson Shouldn't Rush Back

    Adreian Payne has been sidelined for the last six games with a sprained foot, and his front court complement, Branden Dawson, sat out the last couple of contests after injuring his hand in a film session...

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  10. Gary Harris Says Georgetown Name 'Speaks for Itself'

    Gary Harris has let his hair grow a bit more this season, and after an uplifting win at Iowa, he let his hair down.....

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  11. Matt Costello 'Played Game of His Life' vs. Iowa, Continues to Improve

    Matt Costello's post defense got him on the floor as a Michigan State true freshman, and now the repertoire is expanding.....

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  12. Appling: 'The Boat Don't Stop Sailing' for Spartans with Injured Players out

    Michigan State basketball fans still scouring the box score from Tuesday night's 71-69 overtime win against Iowa can stop looking.....

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  13. Russell Byrd Shoots Down Hawkeyes, Makes Critics Eat Crow

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  14. Matt Costello, Energized by Loss to Michigan, Gets 1st Double-Double in Win

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — It took Matt Costello 47 games to record his first double-double, but statistics were the furthest thing from his mind in the aftermath of Michigan State's 71-69 overtime victory over Iowa on Tuesday night...

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  15. Michigan State Basketball: How Matt Costello Is Stealing the Spotlight

    Matt Costello wasn’t necessarily “who” Michigan State needed Tuesday night. But he was “what” the No. 7-ranked Spartans needed in order to escape Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 71-69 OT win over No...

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  16. MSU Overcomes Key Injuries, Late Mistakes to Secure Impressive Win

    There aren't many teams in the nation who could be competitive at Big Ten contender Iowa without two of their four best players. .....

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  17. Shorthanded Michigan State Survives Iowa: How Good Will MSU Be When Healthy?

    No Michigan State basketball fan wants to use injuries as an excuse for a loss (or at least they shouldn't), but heading into a tough Big Ten matchup at Iowa's Carver-Hawkeye Arena, No...

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  18. Costello Has Career Night in Win vs. Iowa

    Matt Costello had his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, in addition to two blocks. .....

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  19. Denzel Valentine Being Asked to Step Up, Including at Point Guard

    Michigan State (18-2, 7-1 Big Ten) had several players step up in its 80-75 loss to Michigan this past Saturday.....

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  20. Can Spartans Rebound in Time to Survive at Iowa?

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  21. MSU Learns in Loss That 'Get It to Gary' Should Be Late-Game Mantra

    When Tom Izzo was working for former Michigan State head coach Jud Heathcote in the 1980s and '90s, college basketball was a simpler game.....

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  22. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Latest Updates on Top 2015 Targets

    Michigan State has grown accustomed to reeling in strong recruiting classes, which are typically supplied with talent and potential. The 2014 class already has secured two recruits and 2015 has one verbal commitment...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 3 months ago 7,844 reads 1 comments

  23. Spartans' Keith Appling: I Can't Afford to Rest My Wrist

    EAST LANSING — It's simple for Keith Appling — he isn't taking a rest, because he can't. "We already have two of our players down," Appling said today of Adreian Payne (foot sprain) and Branden Dawson (broken hand)...

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  24. Michigan State Basketball: 3 Biggest Lessons Learned in Big Ten Play So Far

    Losing to Michigan didn't derail Michigan State, but falling certainly didn't help pad its lead in the Big Ten. Out with a sprained right foot, Adreian Payne has ridden the bench for five games—including Saturday's 80-75 loss to the then No...

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  25. Spartans Fall Short in 80-75 Loss to Michigan

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo is rarely shy about criticizing his team — even after a victory. .....

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