6 days ago

Michigan State’s two NBA draft early entrants have long known that they’re likely to be picked in the top half of the first round.Now they now their most likely landing destinations, too.The 2018 NBA draft lottery, held on Tuesday night in Chicago, set the order for the first 14 picks in next month’s draft.

Source: MLive.com

1 week ago

The Big Ten held its annual spring meetings the past two days at its headquarters outside of Chicago and most of the conference’s 14 universities were represented by their athletic directors. That included Michigan State as interim athletic director Bill Beekman attended two days of meetings.

Source: Detroit News

1 week ago

As the confetti fell at Lucas Oil Stadium after the Spartans won the 2015 Big Ten title game, then-Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis stood a few feet from the trophy stage and stock of his soaring athletic department. “We feel we have the right coaches, we have a great president, we have a fan base and our student athletes have a relationship with our coaches,” the Michigan State athletic director said. “It’s just unbelievable.”

Source: MLive.com

1 week ago

Charlie Pistner scored four goals and the Michigan State defense held Chapman to its lowest goal total of the season as the Spartans won the 2018 MCLA Division I National Championships powered by Under Armour with a 10-8 win over the Panthers.

Source: US Lacrosse Magazine

2 weeks ago

Audits show Michigan State University’s former athletic director Mark Hollis and former President Lou Anna Simon were repeatedly warned that sports staff members weren’t adequately following the school’s financial procedures.

Source: Detroit News

2 weeks ago

4 weeks ago

With the academic year coming to an end for Spartan nation, MSU athletics will continue. Here are this week’s events:

Source: The State News

1 month ago

Michigan State’s Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) hosted the 21st annual Spartan Academic Excellence Gala on Monday evening at the Breslin Center. The event recognized the academic success of Spartan student-athletes during the 2017-18 academic year.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

Five seniors from the 2017 team — offensive lineman Brian Allen, defensive end Demetrius Cooper, linebacker Chris Frey, running back Gerald Holmes and kicker Brett Scanlon — auditioned in front of National Football League scouts and personnel in preparation for the upcoming NFL Draft.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

3 months ago

Tom Izzo issued a statement Friday afternoon denying any wrongdoing. “While we will cooperate with any and all investigations,” Izzo said, “we have no reason to believe that I, any member of our staff or student-athlete did anything in violation of NCAA rules.”

Source: Detroit Free Press

3 months ago

The Spartans had rallied to take the lead in the top of the ninth on a double by Lea Foerster and RBI single by McKenzie Long, but the Hoyas rallied for a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth. A one-out single by Sera Stevens was followed by an RBI triple from Nene Campos, which plated the tying run. Pitcher Kristina Zalewski got the second out of the inning, but an infield error allowed Campos to score from third for the 4-3 win.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

3 months ago

MSU heads to Rosemont, IL to take on the disappointing Wildcats, in what may be their toughest remaining regular season game.

Source: The Final Four Is Not On The Schedule

3 months ago

Former Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis believes an ESPN report questioning how the MSU athletic department handled cases of sexual assault was “inaccurate, incomplete and misleading,” according to an email he sent to athletic department staff.

Source: Detroit News

3 months ago

While Sunday’s win was important to finish the season, the team said the seniors were in a reflective mood postgame. The No. 3 Spartans were led by senior goaltender Hannah Johnson in goal and senior defenseman Shelby Weaver. Those two, along with three other seniors, played in their final home game and participated in a ceremony to honor their careers pre-game.

Source: The State News

4 months ago

MSU interim president John Engler named former acting president Bill Beekman as interim athletic director. “Just as the Board of Trustees had confidence in Bill to keep things moving as acting president, I have confidence that he will provide very capable leadership of the athletic department during this time of transition,” Engler said in the press release.

Source: The State News

4 months ago

Michigan State University is expected to name Greg Ianni as interim athletic director, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. Ianni, the athletic department’s deputy athletic director, will replace Mark Hollis, who announced his retirement Friday and whose final day is Wednesday.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 months ago

Tim Bograkos, a former men’s basketball player, said the statement from 12 MSU alums, is to show they are “united to support past, present and future letterwinners.” “As proud MSU varsity letterwinners, these past months have proven to be tough.  However, they pale in comparison to what many brave and courageous women have had to endure. We pray that the victims of Larry Nassar’s reprehensible actions may begin to find some peace and can start the healing process.

Source: Detroit Free Press

4 months ago

Mark Hollis retires as Michigan State’s athletic director in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal.

Source: Detroit Free Press

5 months ago

5 months ago

Spartan athletes provided gifts for 52 children this year. Michigan State student-athletes participated in the 15th annual Teams for Toys on Sunday. Each team adopts a family through the Salvation Army and is provided information including names, ages and gift ideas for the children in each family. After the teams purchased gifts for their assigned families, they all gathered in the Smith Center Auditorium to wrap the presents.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

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