1. 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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  2. 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...

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  3. Sparty's Payne Wins Outreach Award

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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...

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  7. 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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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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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  11. Michigan State Coach: I Let Down President Obama

    Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans surprised countless March Madness strategists when they lost in the East Regional final to UConn, falling short of reaching the Final Four.....

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  12. Izzo Ready To Retool In 2014-15

    Michigan State's basketball uniforms have been folded and stored away until next season, which means coach Tom Izzo and the Spartans have officially entered the retooling phase of the process similarly regarded programs also are going through...

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  13. MSU's 2014 Recruiting Class Might Grow by One in Montaque Gill-Caesar

    Barring the late emergence of someone not currently on the radar, Tom Izzo's 2014 class is down to two likely endings — its current three-man state or a quartet including Huntington (W...

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  14. Mich State Fan Assaulted on U-M Campus

    The rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan escalated into violence in Ann Arbor Sunday...

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  15. Michigan State Basketball: 2014 Offseason To-Do List for Spartans

    This offseason may be one of the most difficult for Michigan State. After all, this past go-round wasn't exactly friendly and fuzzy for Spartans coach Tom Izzo, who said multiple ...

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  16. Michigan State Basketball Recruiting: Odds for Spartans to Land Top 2015 Targets

    The Michigan State Spartans will likely lose at least three starters to the NBA draft, which means that recruiting dynamic classes for 2014 and 2015 is imperative...

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  17. Payne Finishes Third in Slam Dunk Competition in Dallas (video)

    Departing Michigan State senior Adreian Payne got knocked out of the NCAA tournament last Sunday, but he was back in front of a basketball crowd and bringing fans to their feet on Thursday night at the Denny's Slam Dunk Championship...

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  18. Video: Payne Uncorks 360-Degree Reverse Dunk

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  19. Earnings of Tom Izzo, John Beilein in Top 12 Among NCAA Tournament Coaches

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  20. Analyzing Next Season's Michigan State Basketball Starting Lineup

    With the 2013-14 season in the books, it's time to see what's stored inside Michigan State basketball's cupboard.....

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  21. Michigan State Basketball: How Tom Izzo Can Get Back to the Final Four

    In 2014, Tom Izzo didn ’t complete the long haul to familiar territory. No, instead of reaching his seventh Final Four, he and his Michigan State Spartans met their ...

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  22. Keith Appling Shares Feelings in 'Tear-Jerking' Text with Tom Izzo

    EAST LANSING — Derrick Nix made Tom Izzo smile earlier this season with this text message: “Coach, continue to tell the players the real world sucks...

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  23. Michigan State Basketball: Reflecting on the Spartans' 2013-14 Season

    Tom Izzo's 2013-14 whirlwind of a season might be one he wishes not to repeat. Michigan State finished with a 29-9 final record, a Big Ten tournament championship and an Elite Eight birth...

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  24. Report: Harris to Enter Draft Barring Surprise Change

    Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris will, barring a surprising change of plans, eventually announce that he's entering the 2014 NBA Draft, sources told CBSSports.com on Tuesday...

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  25. Izzo: If Gary Harris Can Be Lottery Pick, He Should Leave

    East Lansing — Michigan State sophomore Gary Harris is projected to be a lottery pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and if that status remains over the next few weeks, coach Tom Izzo will be the first to tell him to go...

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