1. Defensive Lapses Still Hurting Michigan State Basketball

    EAST LANSING – The clinching Michigan State defensive play of Sunday's 76-66 overtime win over Michigan was a mistake.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 105 reads 0 comments

  2. A Look at the 'Walking Double-Double'

    EAST LANSING -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo made a statement about senior forward Branden Dawson on Sunday that many Spartans fans have been waiting years to hear.....

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  3. Bess Not Making Progress Through Ankle Injury

    EAST LANSING -- Michigan State is in the midst of its longest break of the last two months of the season, but isn't seeing any progress on the injury front from one of its key players...

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  4. Michigan State Basketball: What Spartans Must Do to Keep Tournament Hopes Alive

    Michigan State has to do a lot more than improve upon its Big Ten-worst free-throw percentage of .631 if it wants to make the NCAA national tournament...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 1 month ago 4,977 reads 9 comments

  5. Matt Costello Comes Alive in OT for MSU

    East Lansing — Michigan State junior Matt Costello spent the first 40 minutes of Sunday's game against Michigan not making much of a difference...

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  6. With Unconvincing Win, Michigan State's Tournament Prospects Bleak

    By the time the selection committee convenes in six weeks, all they'll see of Michigan State's 76-66 overtime win over Michigan is that the Spartans got a hard-fought conference win over a rival...

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  7. Michigan State Hand out Starburst for Dawson

    Michigan State is capitalizing beautifully on an internet meme that went viral a few weeks ago during the Spartans' game against Iowa...

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  8. Michigan vs. Michigan State: Preview and Prediction for in-State Showdown

    Michigan State just routed Rutgers, and Michigan just hung with No. 6-ranked Wisconsin right before drilling Nebraska—so the Spartans and Wolverines certainly have something ...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 1 month ago 4,867 reads 27 comments

  9. Dawson Has 17 and 11, Michigan State Beats Rutgers 71-51

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Brenden Dawson had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Michigan State used a 20-2 run to start the second half to roll over Rutgers 71-51 on Thursday night in a game that ...

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  10. Forbes Recovers Outlet, Feeds Dawson for Dunk

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  11. MSU Receives Donation to Improve Offices

    EAST LANSING, Mich. - Helping to continue the success of Michigan State University athletics, Mark and Cindy Pentecost have made a $3 million leadership gift that will support the men's basketball program...

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  12. Snowstorm Giving MSU Some Extra Practice Time

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  13. Michigan State-Rutgers Basketball Game Postponed as Blizzard Hits New Jersey

    EAST LANSING -- Michigan State's Tuesday night game against Rutgers has been postponed as a blizzard bears down on the East Coast, Rutgers announced Monday afternoon...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 506 reads 0 comments

  14. MSU Trying to Beat the Blizzard to Rutgers

    The Michigan State basketball team is rushing to get out of East Lansing in time to beat a massive snowstorm that is expected to hit the Northeast tonight...

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  15. Pitchford ejected for flagrant elbow

    Nebraska forward Walter Pitchford was ejected from Saturday's game against Michigan State before the first media timeout of the game. .....

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  16. Michigan State Basketball: The Most Telling Trends for Spartans in 2014-15

    Generally speaking, Michigan State has a decent basketball team this year. However, the Spartans haven’t always played up to expectations—they’re unranked ...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 2 months ago 3,696 reads 11 comments

  17. MSU's Izzo Responds to PSU Coach's Criticism of Officials

    EAST LANSING – Penn State coach Patrick Chambers went off on the officials after Wednesday's 66-60 loss at Michigan State, angered in particular by three straight touch calls on one MSU possession that led to him receiving a technical foul...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 132 reads 0 comments

  18. Costello, Gavin Schilling Increasing Roles for Michigan State

    EAST LANSING -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said repeatedly in the preseason that he hoped to get 15 points and 10 rebounds out of his center position, a combined effort from Matt Costello and Gavin Schilling replacing the departed Adreian Payne...

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  19. Is Michigan State Basketball Tough Enough?

    EAST LANSING – If you can't imagine Michigan State senior forward Branden Dawson as Alex Karras, punching a horse in Mel Brooks' 1974 satirical take on Westerns, "Blazing Saddles," you're not alone...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  20. Column: No More Injuries, Excuses for MSU

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- When the ball was thrown in the air Saturday afternoon at the Xfinity Center in Maryland for the opening tipoff, it marked an important moment for this Michigan State team that likely went unnoticed by many...

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  21. Michigan State Basketball: Spartans Have a Budding B1G Rivalry with Maryland

    They’ ve only played twice as Big Ten foes, but Michigan State and Maryland have already laid the foundation for what could—and should—be one of the league’s most entertaining rivalries for years to come...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 2 months ago 4,785 reads 16 comments

  22. Gamechanger: Spartans No Match for Terps

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  23. Branden Dawson Blocks the Hell out of Damonte Dodd

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  24. Big Ten Season Could Play into Izzo's Strengths

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  25. 3 Keys for Spartans Moving Forward

    Tom Izzo addressed the media on Wednesday with regards to how he feels this Michigan State Basketball team is coming along. Heading in to this weekends game against Maryland, Michigan State is 12-5 and fourth in the Big Ten...

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