1. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  2. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 218 reads 1 comments

  3. 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...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 298 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 ...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 8 months ago 4,175 reads 2 comments

  5. 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...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 8 months ago 8,609 reads 1 comments

  6. 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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  7. Video: Payne Uncorks 360-Degree Reverse Dunk

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

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  9. 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.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 ...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 8 months ago 4,738 reads 6 comments

  11. 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...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 169 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Brad Almquist Written by Brad Almquist about 8 months ago 1,326 reads 3 comments

  13. 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...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 3,257 reads 1 comments

  14. 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...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 194 reads 0 comments

  15. Vitale Talks MSU's Loss to UConn and Tom Izzo's Future with Program

    Dick Vitale said he'll always believe Michigan State had the best team in college basketball this season, but the Spartans just couldn't keep them healthy and on the floor.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  16. What's Next for MSU Is at Denzel Valentine's Fingertips

    Denzel Valentine plans to take a week to breathe. “Let it air out for a minute,” the Michigan State sophomore said following Sunday's loss to Connecticut. Then MSU's basketball team is his...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 253 reads 0 comments

  17. Gary Harris 'Torn' on NBA; Other MSU Players Must Decide on Next Season

    Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo is leaning toward advising Gary Harris to leave for the NBA draft, and he's leaning the other way on Branden Dawson.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  18. Tom Izzo on Lookout for Michigan State's Next Leader

    Whenever a team's season ends, it never takes long to start looking ahead. For Michigan State, that process began after Sunday's Elite Eight loss to Connecticut in the East Regional semifinals...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 281 reads 0 comments

  19. Spartans' Future in Limbo with Dawson, Harris and Maybe Tom Izzo

    NEW YORK — As he searched for the correct words to express the depth of the opportunity just lost, Denzel Valentine eventually got around to the Michigan State fan's 2014-15 worst-case scenario...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 months ago 81 reads 0 comments

  20. Michigan State Basketball: Top Storylines to Follow in Spartans' 2014 Offseason

    Who’s staying? Who’s going? For Michigan State, those are the ultimate storylines surrounding its offseason. However, players aren ’t the only ones who could vacate posts...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 8 months ago 3,938 reads 3 comments

  21. Valentine Says It's Is His Team Now, Vows to Lead MSU Back to Sweet 16

    Standing out amongst the sullen tones of Sunday's post-loss locker room were the declarative overtures of Michigan State sophomore guard Denzel Valentine.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 174 reads 0 comments

  22. Izzo Doesn't Shut Door on NBA After 'Hardest Season Since I've Been Here'

    Back when 59-year-old Tom Izzo was a boy, they still called basketball players “cagers” and Izzo is a cagy guy...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 8 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  23. Michigan State AD Mark Hollis Doesn't 'Fear' Tom Izzo Leaving

    NEW YORK — Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has had the type of year many in his profession can only dream of, his football program winning the Big Ten championship ...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 8 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  24. Michigan State Basketball: Final Grades for Spartans' 2013-14 Season

    In an almost symbolic twist, seven points kept Michigan State coach Tom Izzo from reaching his seventh Final Four. Ultimately, Sunday's 60-54 loss to UConn, the No. 7-seeded team in the East, was the undoing for the No...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 8 months ago 5,743 reads 26 comments

  25. Late Mistakes Ensure Seniors Become Izzo's First Not to Make Final Four

    As if the the pain of being part of Tom Izzo's first senior class not to reach a Final Four weren't bad enough for Keith Appling and Adreian Payne, how it happened had to be even worse for the two Michigan State standouts...

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