3 hours ago

18 Michigan State players have been chosen in the NBA Draft over the last 22 years, including nine in the first round. Here’s a look at their careers.

Source: Lansing State Journal

6 hours ago

Michigan State’s last Big Ten title and lone trip to the College Football Playoff was followed by a disappointing season. Now coming off a resurgent 2017 campaign, the Spartans are back in the national picture.

Source: MLive.com

6 hours ago

What’s your fancy: Slovenia’s Luca Doncic? Arizona’s DeAndre Ayton? Duke’s Marvin Bagley III? But talk of Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr. cracking that top three has increased considerably. Another question being asked: Is Jackson actually the player NBA player in this draft?

Source: Detroit Free Press

6 hours ago

They teamed up to win a Big Ten regular-season championship at Michigan State and now Jaren Jackson Jr. and Miles Bridges are hoping to become the latest Spartans duo to be taken in the first round of the NBA Draft.

Source: Detroit News

6 hours ago

The College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has announced that Michigan State placed both its men’s and women’s programs among the 710 college swim teams nationwide to earn Scholar All-America honors based on their academic performance in the Spring 2018 semester.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

9 hours ago

It was a big week for Michigan State football as it held its annual elite camp, bringing some big-time targets to campus. The Spartans have made up some ground with some recruits while another top-tier target completely ruled out the green and white after a not-so-exciting visit, in his words. Let’s take a look at the news and notes from the week of June 11 in the Michigan State recruiting world.

Source: Spartan Avenue

10 hours ago

The team was 10-3 in 2017 including 7-2 in the Big Ten, good for a second-place tie in the East. With 19 starters returning, the Spartans could be even better this fall, but face a challenging schedule in the conference. Here’s a game-by-game look at ESPN’s Football Power Index predictions for Michigan State in the nine Big Ten games.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

13 hours ago

David Beedle will be the elder statesman on Michigan State’s offensive line this fall. The fifth-year senior also earned lofty praise heading into his final season with the Spartans. Beedle was graded as tied for third in pass blocking efficiency for all guards in the nation eligible for the 2019 NFL draft by Pro Football Focus.

Source: MLive.com

15 hours ago

Whichever NBA team picks Jaren Jackson Jr. during Thursday’s NBA draft will be getting a player who may have an inconsistent rookie season but has a high ceiling in the long run. That’s the opinion of ESPN analyst Mike Schmitz, who broke down the former Michigan State standout on a Monday conference call with reporters.

Source: MLive.com

1 day ago

Gholston had no sacks and four tackles for loss while playing a prominent role on a defense that struggled in all phases during what Gholston aptly describes as an “awful, crappy” year. Among the ways Gholston is trying to turn that around is by playing at a lighter weight.

Source: ProFootballTalk

2 days ago

There aren’t many electric incoming freshmen like Javez Alexander in Michigan State’s 2018 recruiting class. The early enrollee spent his time at the high school level in Sandusky, Ohio, as a quarterback. So why would he make an excellent punt returner for the Spartans?

Source: Spartan Avenue

4 days ago

Former Michigan State Football player (DB) Mark Meyers and (LB) Matthew Eleweke are launching a nationwide AP later this summer, with their partner, that they hope will revolutionize the college education experience of all students.

Source: Spartan Nation

4 days ago

Michigan State sophomore defenseman Tommy Miller has been selected to compete in USA Hockey’s 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase, which will take place July 28 – August 4 in Kamloops, British Columbia. Miller is one of 42 players that will be auditioning for a spot on the U.S. National Junior Team that will take part in the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2018, through Jan. 5, 2019, in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 days ago

It’s only the month of June and Michigan State players are already in mid-season mode. During Friday morning’s practice, they partook in a team tug-of-war and strength coach Ken Mannie was the referee. As you can imagine, practice got a little rowdy.

Source: Spartan Avenue

5 days ago

The Michigan State football program has undergone a youth movement and that could continue this fall due to a new NCAA rule. A new policy adopted this week by the NCAA’s Division I Council and announced Wednesday allows players to participate in up to four games in a season without losing a year of eligibility. The rule goes into effect this season and will likely impact true freshmen the most.

Source: MLive.com

5 days ago

ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg wrote the following about why he chose Penn State as the most important game, “No Michigan? No Ohio State? Here’s the deal: For those games to truly matter in Michigan State’s quest to win the East Division, the Spartans must first get through Penn State on the road.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

5 days ago

t I am back and it feels good to be back with Spartan football starting up here in a couple of months and there are a lot of things to be excited about coming into the 2018-2019 campaign. Six of the past eight seasons, MSU has tallied ten or more wins. I expect another ten + win season, the team is

Source: isportsweb

6 days ago

The academic roadblock that kept Mallory’s college future in limbo can be traced back to his freshman year at Bolingbrook. He was at a new school with new coaches, new demands of his time and a ninth-grader on the varsity squad. “At the time I’m like ‘I’m a varsity player here. What do I need to worry about?'” Mallory recalled. “I thought that was probably like the coolest thing and I got kind of big-headed at the time.”

Source: MLive.com

6 days ago

Michigan State head women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant announced Wednesday the addition of Desmond Young to the support staff as Assistant to the Head Coach. Young’s duties will include leading the video coordination team that breaks down film for scouting purposes, as well as MSU practice and game film. He will also be assisting with recruiting throughout the course of the year.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

6 days ago

Although #1Michigan State is losing a skilled big man in Jaren Jackson Jr. to the 2018 NBA Draft, the Spartans are getting another in its 2018 recruiting class in Marcus Bingham Jr., who has drawn comparisons to Jackson after an impressive high school career.

Source: Spartan Nation

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