1 month ago

Source: The Final Four Is Not On The Schedule

1 month ago

Elliott has broken out in his final year of high school basketball. Prior to the season, Rice, Toledo and Temple had offered, and he had taken official visits to the first two of those three. “I’ve still got three left,” Elliott made sure to note, referencing the NCAA limit of five official visits per player. And he knows exactly what three schools he wants to check out.

Source: Land of 10

2 months ago

After receiving an offer from Tom Izzo last Sunday, could three-star shooting guard Greg Elliott join Michigan State recruiting’s 2017 class?

Source: Spartan Avenue

2 months ago

It took a moment for it to settle in. New Haven High School sophomore Romeo Weems recently received news he was offered a basketball scholarship to play for Tom Izzo at Michigan State University. The sophomore said he was caught off guard when his coach, Tedaro France II, told him the news at practice.

Source: The Times Herald

2 months ago

With a couple players battling the flu and a four-day gap between games, Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo gave his guys the day off Friday.But the work never ends for Izzo, who hit the recruiting trail and traveled across Lake Michigan to watch 2018 big man Joey Hauser. Izzo said on the Drive with Jack on Friday afternoon that he was headed to Wisconsin for recruiting, and Mark Miller of the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook confirmed that the MSU head coach was in town to watch Hauser.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

2 months ago

Sam and Rod revel after a crucial, order-restoring victory over Michigan. Topics:

  • MSU’s defense with its best performance of the season
  • MSU’s frontcourt dominance: Miles, again, the best player on the floor and Nick was a dominant 6-6 offensively
  • Cassius wakes up with a great game on both ends
  • McQuaid plays his best game of the year
  • Defensive rebounding, still an issue
  • the major, major recruiting weekend, especially 2017 wings Tugs Bowen and Greg Elliott
  • A review of the Purdue loss, including more Miles praise
  • Previewing Nebraska

Source: The Final Four Is Not On The Schedule

2 months ago

After East Lansing’s 67-60 victory over Jackson, Brandon Johns discussed his upcoming visit to Michigan State and alluded to when he plans to make his college decision.

Source: MLive

2 months ago

As the saying goes, they start em young. Michigan State is hosting its entire flock of committed players this weekend for its in-state war with Michigan. Jaren Jackson and Xavier Tillman, members of the 2017 class, along with Foster Loyer and Thomas Kithier, representing the class of 2018, will be on-hand for Sunday’s 1 p.m. tip-off at Breslin Center against the Wolverines, MLive confirmed Friday.

Source: MLive.com

2 months ago

Brian Bowen continues to get closer to a college decision. The final stop on the Saginaw native’s official visit tour is one he knows well: Michigan State. Whether he returns home for the next phase of his basketball career remains to be determined.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 months ago

Sam peppers Rod with questions about MSU’s current recruiting outlook, breaking down the roster scholarship picture and looking at the interplay of all of the potential outcomes, including:

  • The big man roster picture and the Schilling/Carter/McCoy scholarship triangle
  • Tugs Bowen is visiting and deciding soon
  • MSU evaluating Greg Elliott
  • Foster Loyer & Thomas Kithier playing together this summer and the connectedness of MSU’s targets & commits

Source: The Final Four Is Not On The Schedule

2 months ago

Five-star wing Brian Bowen doesn’t have any La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.) teammates committed to Arizona, Creighton, North Carolina State and Texas. So he can walk around school without being prodded to chose one of those contenders. But he does have one teammate, fellow 5-star senior Jaren Jackson Jr., who committed to Michigan State in September. So every day Bowen waits longer to decide, he hears more and more about the Spartans from Jackson.

Source: Land of 10

2 months ago

While the majority of the high-level prospects in the 2017 recruiting class have committed, there are still a handful of blue chips that have yet to make their decision, including La Lumiere’s Brian Bowen.

Source: masslive.com

2 months ago

The atmosphere in the gym was very exciting as Michigan State University men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo was in attendance to see New Haven’s boys basketball team defeat Warren Cousino 72-35.

Source: MLive.com

3 months ago

The question on Michigan State fans’ minds: Will he commit to the Spartans? “He,” though, refers to a range of prospects for football and basketball. Now is when the best of the best make their decisions, and others try to figure it out before the players do. With that in mind, you, the fans, asked questions about where Michigan State stands with certain recruits and where that puts the Spartans going into next season. So let’s get into it.

Source: Land of 10

3 months ago

The recruiting process for five-star small forward Brian Bowen is coming to an end and Michigan State will get one final shot to plead its case for why he should become a Spartan. According to reports, Bowen will visit Michigan State one more time before making his final decision.

Source: Spartan Avenue

3 months ago

Johns, a 4-star junior forward, received interest from La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.) Prep, which wanted him to transfer in. He could join fellow Michigan State targets Tyger Campbell (with whom he played on the Nike AAU circuit for Spiece Indy Heat) and Brian Bowen (a family friend).

Source: Land of 10

3 months ago

Getting in early for 2018 and 2019 recruits is important for Tom Izzo and his quest to make Michigan State recruiting remain on top. The Spartans have been the class of the Big Ten in terms of recruiting and that might not change any time soon.Must Read: MSU Basketball: Game-by-game predictions for JanuaryAttempting to remain on top, Izzo offered one of the top 2018 forwards in the country in four-star Hameir Wright from Albany, N.Y.

Source: Spartan Avenue