1. Power Ranking Every Big Ten College Basketball Head Coach in 2016-17

    The Big Ten is one of the best conferences for men's college basketball on an annual basis, and we can thank great coaches like Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Ohio State's Thad Matta for that...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 18,103 reads 46 comments

  2. Tom Izzo Comments on Loss to Middle Tennessee, Denzel Valentine and More

    It wasn't the first upset of the 2016 NCAA tournament, but the Michigan State Spartans' loss to the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Friday was the most shocking. The No...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 4 months ago 28,786 reads 70 comments

  3. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, March 14, 2016

    Fact: Michigan State is a No. 2 seed for the third time. In each of the previous two instances, the Spartans reached the national championship game. (They won in 1979 and lost in 2009...

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  4. Retro Star Denzel Valentine Everything Fans (and Tom Izzo) Love About Hoops

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — Denzel Valentine was seated high in the upper bowl of the Breslin Center, gazing upon the cluster of banners to his right—seven for Final Fours, ...

    Steve Greenberg Written by Steve Greenberg about 4 months ago 126,202 reads 38 comments

  5. Matt Costello Scoops Tom Izzo off the Ground with Big Hug After Beating Maryland

    The Michigan State Spartans are riding high. With a seven-point lead heading into the final moments of their Saturday matchup against the No. 7 Maryland Terrapins, the No. 11 Spartans were already (figuratively) popping the champagne...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 34,655 reads 29 comments

  6. MSU G Denzel Valentine Gives Tom Izzo Game Ball After Death of Coach's Father

    After his team edged Minnesota, 69-61, Saturday in Minneapolis, injured Michigan State star Denzel Valentine presented Tom Izzo with the game ball days after the death of the head coach’s 90-year-old father...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 24,761 reads 6 comments

  7. Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo Leads Spartans in Christmas Carols on Accordion

    Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo has made a name for himself by turning the Spartans into a perennial title contender, but what you may not have known is that he also has a talent that has nothing to do with sports...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 7 months ago 4,055 reads 6 comments

  8. Draymond Green Gifts Rolex to Tom Izzo with Special Inscription

    Draymond Green has not forgotten his roots. The Golden State Warriors star headed south Thursday to pay a special visit to his former team, Michigan State, which was in Fullerton, California, for the Wooden Legacy tournament...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 months ago 62,867 reads 22 comments

  9. Tom Izzo Wins 500th Career Game vs. Boston College: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Michigan State Spartans destroyed the Boston College Eagles on Thursday, 99-68, at the Wooden Legacy tournament in Fullerton, California, but the outcome took a back seat to the career accomplishments of head coach Tom Izzo ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 5,820 reads 39 comments