6 months ago

What’s made Winston especially tough to defend this season has been the 3-point shooting. He technically doesn’t qualify to be considered the No. 1 shooter from long range because of an odd requirement that players make at least 2.5 threes a game. Winston is averaging 2.3 a game, so the official stats say the leader is shooting 52.2 percent.

Source: Detroit News

6 months ago

Michigan State senior Casey Copp was one of the many Izzone section leaders, that started the Gofundme page titled “Izzone For Awareness And Healing” in hopes of raising money to two local foundations, The Firecracker Foundation, and the Michigan State Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Team, following the Larry Nassar Trials in late January.

Source: isportsweb

6 months ago

“”We’re not answering any questions, my team, anymore, about anything but basketball,” Izzo said. “That’s gonna be it. It’s basketball questions. I owe it to them, and I mean this strongly. I owe it to them and I owe it to my staff. We’re going to focus in because it’s been a lot of distractions. I tried to do it as best I could for all of you, never cut off my locker room or anything else.

Source: Detroit News

6 months ago

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo directed his team to only answer basketball-related questions at Big Ten tournament.

Source: Detroit Free Press

6 months ago

For the fourth time in five seasons, Michigan State will meet Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament … The best-of-three series will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and, if necessary, Sunday. The Spartans defeated Ohio State, 6-3, in their last meeting on Feb. 3 in Columbus … MSU went 1-3 against OSU this season.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 months ago

Connor Cook was one of Jon Gruden’s all-time favorite pupils from his QB Camp show on ESPN two years ago. So you’d think Gruden would be thrilled to have the former Michigan State “gunslinger” on his Oakland Raiders roster as Derek Carr’s backup.

Source: ESPN

6 months ago

Brian Lewerke and LJ Scott are givens. It’s the backup battle brewing behind them that provide some of the biggest questions for Michigan State football this spring. Lewerke will be at quarterback and Scott at running back, barring injury or unforeseen circumstance between now and MSU’s Aug. 31 season-opener against Utah State at Spartan Stadium.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Michigan State women’s basketball opens the 25th Big Ten Tournament as the No. 10 seed. The Spartans will take on No. 7 Indiana on Thursday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit and BTN 2Go with Lisa Byington and Christy Winters Scott on the call. The Spartans enter the tournament on a two-game winning streak with a 17-12 overall record.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 months ago

To kick off the 2017-18 season, the Spartan hockey program decided to make some changes after getting the same results year after year. Under new head coach Danton Cole, the team improved last season’s record by winning five more games to bring its record to 12-19-2. This might not seem too exciting for some, but brings a sense of hope for the coming years.

Source: The State News

6 months ago

Michigan State men’s basketball sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges was named one of 10 national semifinalists competing for the 50th Citizen Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Player of the Year.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 months ago

Two athletes from the Michigan State track & field team have qualified for the 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, announced by the NCAA Track & Field and Cross Country Committee on Tuesday. Redshirt-senior Tim Ehrhardt and sophomore Nick Guerrant will compete in the Green and White in College Station, Texas, from March 9-10.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 months ago

With the first practice comes with new coaching staff and returners from last season looking to add another satisfying season to their record. “Our goal is always trying to get a little bit better, I think, as a group through every improving individual,” Dantonio said. “We have a lot of young players coming back, so we’re excited about it.”

Source: The State News

6 months ago

This episode features our five seniors reminiscing about their careers as well as highlights from their Senior Night victory over Wisconsin. Sidney Cooks and Taryn McCutcheon also preview the 2018 Big Ten Tournament.

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Michigan State closed out the 2017 season with a Holiday Bowl against Washington State win in San Diego. The desirable weather also greeted the Spartans as they began preparing for the 2018 campaign. With sunny skies and a temperature around 60 degrees, Michigan State opened spring practice on Tuesday afternoon in East Lansing.

Source: MLive.com

6 months ago

“He’s a player that is multi-skilled, he can do a lot of things,” Izzo said Nov. 8 when he addressed the 2018 recruiting class, which includes Thomas Kithier, Foster Loyer, Marcus Bingham, Gabe Brown and Henry. “… He’s a winner that does the little things. The word ‘winner’ is how his coach at Ben Davis – who has had a lot of players over the years – talked about him, and I’d have to agree.”

Source: Lansing State Journal

6 months ago

The Big Ten will take its conference tournament to New York City this week for the first time, staging the annual postseason event at Madison Square Garden this Wednesday through Sunday. And after that, the conference’s top teams will come home and sit around for a week and wait for the NCAA Tournament.

Source: MLive.com

6 months ago

Michigan State will be the big dog in the Big Apple. That’s what an outright Big Ten title and a 12-game win streak will do. The Spartans are rolling into the first Big Ten tournament held in New York. MSU (28-3, 16-2 Big Ten) received a double bye and the No. 1 seed for the tournament. The Spartans open play at noon Friday in the quarterfinals against the winner of Thursday’s game between No. 8 seed Maryland and No. 9 seed Wisconsin.

Source: Detroit Free Press

6 months ago

Michigan State’s women’s basketball team has been plagued by injury and used 13 different starting lineups this season, but the Spartans are healthier these days as they continue preparations for the Big Ten Tournament.

Source: Detroit News

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