1. Tom Izzo Didn't Appear Too Enthralled by the Clippers-Warriors Game

    Tom Izzo must have thought he was watching a regular season Big Ten game on a cold Tuesday night in January rather than Game 3 of the Clippers-Warriors Western Conference quarterfinal at a festively intense Oracle Arena Thursday night...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 3 months ago 1,060 reads 0 comments

  2. Michigan State Looking into Transfer Prospects Byron Wesley, Charles Cooke

    Tom Izzo's team is reportedly showing interest in a pair of transfers, one of whom could step right in next season and replace some of the production lost when Gary Harris gave up his final two years of eligibility for the NBA draft...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 months ago 443 reads 0 comments

  3. Report: Tom Izzo on Minnesota Timberwolves' Coaching Wish List

    EAST LANSING -- A month after speculation of Tom Izzo possibly being a candidate for the upcoming Detroit Pistons coaching opening was the talk of the NCAA tournament, the veteran Michigan State coach is being linked to another potential NBA job...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 months ago 397 reads 0 comments

  4. Michigan State Basketball: Biggest Adjustments Spartans Must Make in 2014-15

    Tom Izzo has a proven recipe that yields March Madness appearances on a yearly basis. Seventeen straight, actually. Set your watch to it. To say that he’s “rebuilding” his Michigan State program would be inaccurate...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 3 months ago 4,588 reads 13 comments

  5. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Wish List for Class of 2015 Prospects

    Michigan State's potential recruitment class of 2015 is high-powered. Led by household names Montaque Gill-Caesar and Eric Davis, this list has multiple, if not several, players ...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 3 months ago 8,443 reads 3 comments

  6. Video: Adreian Payne Does a “Silent Dunk” to Honor Lacey Holsworth

    Thursday night, Michigan State held a ceremony for the late Lacey Holsworth, an 8-year-old girl who befriended Spartans center Adreian Payne and the rest of his teammates over the past two years...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 months ago 845 reads 0 comments

  7. 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...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 3 months ago 8,671 reads 9 comments

  8. 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 ...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 3 months ago 109 reads 0 comments

  9. 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...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 3 months ago 139 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  11. 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.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 months ago 1,083 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 7,007 reads 9 comments

  14. 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...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 4 months ago 301 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 4 months ago 2,005 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 110 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 87 reads 0 comments

  19. 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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  20. Michigan State Basketball from B/R

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  21. 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 months ago 14,353 reads 39 comments

  22. 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. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 4 months ago 1,007 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 4,690 reads 5 comments

  24. Sparty's Payne Wins Outreach Award

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  25. 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...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 4 months ago 35 reads 0 comments