1. New-Look Shot Helps Denzel Valentine to Double-Double...

    From the first time Michigan State junior guard Denzel Valentine let loose a jump shot in Monday's exhibition opener, it was clear he could be a different player on the offensive end this year...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 62 reads 0 comments

  2. Tom Izzo Searching for Defense, Playing Combinations...

    With more than half the minutes from last year's team out the door, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo spent this fall focusing more on his team's offense more than its defense for the first time in his career...

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  3. Michigan State's Izzo Leads Michigan Hall Class for '15

    Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo tops a list of eight who will make up the 2015 class for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.....

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  4. Michigan State Basketball: Analyzing the Importance of Costello and Schilling

    Exhibition play commenced last night for Michigan State, as the regular season is right around the corner. Arguably Sparty's top three players are gone, and the one gaping hole that remains is in the center slot...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 1 month ago 2,777 reads 4 comments

  5. Michigan State Basketball: Spartans' Best Fits in Early 2015 Signing Period

    It'll probably take a year or two, or maybe even three, before head coach Tom Izzo realizes which one of his 2015 commits best fits his Michigan State program...

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  6. Tom Izzo on College Athletics: 'I Worry About Where It's Headed'

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  7. Michigan State Players Embracing Lower Preseason Rankings for 2014-15

    Michigan State junior Denzel Valentine spent part of his Monday night on YouTube watching a Connecticut game from early in the 2013-14 season.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 60 reads 0 comments

  8. Spartans' Javon Bess (foot) out at Least a Month

    Michigan State freshman wing Javon Bess, an early favorite for an extensive role among MSU's newcomers, is out at least a month.....

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 2 months ago 243 reads 0 comments

  9. Michigan State Basketball: Expectations for Spartans' Big 3 in 2014-15

    Simply making the NCAA tournament is never enough for Michigan State—the Spartans are all about making annual runs deep into March. With Denzel Valentine, Branden Dawson and Travis Trice at the helm, an extended dance this spring is possible...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 2 months ago 3,653 reads 3 comments

  10. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Make or Break Players for 2015 Class

    With the 2014-15 season looming just under one month away, it is becoming more pivotal for Michigan State to secure some of its top recruits for security purposes...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 2 months ago 5,611 reads 1 comments

  11. Michigan State Basketball: Why Leadership Won't Be an Issue for 2014-15 Spartans

    A lack of leadership has never really been a nagging issue for Tom Izzo at Michigan State. As a matter of fact, in 2011-12, he saw one of his greatest, Draymond Green, lead by example and raise the already high bar for future Spartans...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 2 months ago 3,769 reads 0 comments

  12. Who Replaces Gary Harris? Michigan State Could Go...

    Of the three starting lineup holes Michigan State faces this offseason, it's easy to project who fills two of them.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 275 reads 0 comments

  13. Big Ten Players Vote Michigan State's Izzone Loudest Student...

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  14. Battered but Not Beaten: Former MSU Star Paul Davis on His Journeyman Career

    Displayed proudly in a “little bottle” are three “teeth-like” pieces of cartilage that nearly ended Paul Davis ’ professional basketball career...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 3 months ago 6,725 reads 2 comments

  15. MSU's Izzo: Dawson, Trice, Valentine All Gotten Better

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 354 reads 0 comments

  16. Tom Izzo Singles out Two Veterans as This Year's Team Leaders

    As a result of various injuries, the 2013-14 season was a “wait and see” kind of campaign for the Michigan State Spartans...

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  17. Michigan State Basketball: Matt McQuaid Keeps MSU's Recruiting Hot Streak Going

    If even momentarily, Matt McQuaid ’s commitment to Michigan State’s 2015 class should quiet those doubting coach Tom Izzo ’s finesse on the recruiting trail...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 3 months ago 7,330 reads 4 comments

  18. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Breaking Down Spartans' 2016 Wish List

    Tom Izzo is still working on his 2015 class. But it wouldn't hurt to take a look at the guys he could have lined up for 2016...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 3 months ago 8,339 reads 11 comments

  19. Michigan State Basketball: Breaking Down Spartans' Top Targets in Class of 2015

    Extending offers is the easy part for Michigan State coach Tom Izzo . But getting prospects to sign—the ones he really wants—has been a challenge...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 4 months ago 5,122 reads 5 comments

  20. Michigan State Basketball: Spartans Who'll Take Biggest Leap Forward in 2014-15

    Most of Michigan State's returning players from last season's Elite Eight team are specialists. Nearly all of them have something they must vastly improve within their skill sets...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 4 months ago 1,741 reads 0 comments

  21. Michigan State Basketball: Buying or Selling Spartans as 2014-15 B1G Champs

    Pinpointing Michigan State's potential is always difficult. The same should be true for the 2014-15 Spartans, who have enough talent to win the Big Ten but lack a certain appeal that makes it easy to predict them as league champions...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 4 months ago 3,707 reads 2 comments

  22. Spartans Host Visitors for Opening Football Game

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  23. College Basketball Recruiting Roundup

    The latest on top recruits Jayson Tatum, Brandon Ingram, Henry Ellenson, Carlton Bragg and Diamond Stone.....

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  24. Michigan State Basketball: Why Alvin Ellis Will Be MSU's Unsung Hero in 2014-15

    Alvin Ellis III averaged all of 7.9 minutes and 1.9 points per game during his freshman year at Michigan State...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 4 months ago 2,184 reads 0 comments

  25. Michigan State Guard Keenan Wetzel Awarded Scholarship for Senior Season

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