Spartan Sports Page Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:40:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 137338340 Michigan State legacy Tate Hallock commits to Spartans Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:40:33 +0000 Tate Hallock didn’t take long to make a college decision. One day after receiving an offer from Michigan State, the 2019 three-star athlete from Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central announced his commitment to the Spartans via Twitter on Friday night.


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Jaren Jackson Jr., Miles Bridges out to prove they’re worthy of lottery picks in NBA Draft Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:30:49 +0000 Optimism is never lacking on draft night, and that was certainly the case Thursday after the NBA conducted its annual selection of players. That’s especially true from Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr. and Miles Bridges, who became the sixth Spartans duo to go in the first round of the same draft.

Source: Detroit News

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Don’t expect Michigan State to hire a new athletic director soon Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:30:12 +0000 Bill Beekman has been serving as Michigan State’s interim athletic director for more than four months. And, don’t expect the university to hire a permanent replacement for the position soon. “I don’t think that’s going to happen anytime soon,” Mosallam said of hiring a new athletic director. “I think you’d want a new president to hire the AD – that’s my position.”


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Could Felton Davis III be Dantonio’s best WR? Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:29:27 +0000 Davis III decided to return for his senior season to mature as a player and put up even better numbers — his lofty goal is 100 receptions for 1,000-plus yards in 2018. If Davis III can reach that 1,000-yard mark, he would join an exclusive club at Michigan State under Mark Dantonio. Can he become Dantonio’s best wideout yet, though?

Source: Spartan Avenue

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Volleyball Adds Hicks As Technical Coordinator Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:28:20 +0000 Cathy George has announced the addition of Jeffery Hicks as a technical and video coordinator with the Spartan volleyball program. “We are very excited about adding Jeffery to our staff,” said George. “ His experience with high-level analytics and scouting for USA Volleyball at the national and international level will have an immediate impact on our planning, teaching and preparation. We’re thrilled that he is coming aboard and think he will be a valuable contributor to our program.”

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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Jaren Jackson Jr., Deyonta Davis are scary duo Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:25:12 +0000 When Jaren Jackson Jr. arrives in Memphis to start training for the 2018-19 season, he will be welcomed by a somewhat familiar face: Deyonta Davis. No, the two never played together at Michigan State, but they know what it takes to make it through Tom Izzo’s tough system and to the NBA via the draft

Source: Spartan Avenue

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How do Michigan State freshmen feel about NCAA’s relaxed redshirt rule? Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:21:57 +0000 While Michigan State freshmen were on campus for a mini-camp last week, the NCAA announced a rule change that grabbed their attention. Division I football players can now appear in up to four games in a season while still maintaining a redshirt. Although this rule applies to everyone eligible, it will likely affect true freshmen the most.


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Jaren Jackson, Miles Bridges: 3 NBA Draft takes Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:11:34 +0000 Jaren Jackson Jr. and Miles Bridges won more games last season at Michigan State than either of them might next season with their new NBA teams. Both Spartans are headed to teams mired in the middle and headed for rebuilds.

Source: Lansing State Journal

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Miles Bridges traded to Charlotte Hornets in 2018 NBA draft Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:45:22 +0000 Michigan State’s Miles Bridges has been drafted No. 12 overall by the L.A. Clippers, then was immediately traded to the Charlotte Hornets. Bridges joins Jaren Jackson Jr. as the second Spartan selected in Thursday’s 2018 NBA draft. The 12th pick was originally the Detroit Pistons, who ceded it to the Clippers to complete the Blake Griffin trade.

Source: Miles Bridges traded to Charlotte Hornets in 2018 NBA draft

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Jaren Jackson Jr. picked No. 4 by Memphis in NBA draft, MSU’s highest pick since 1979 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:45:07 +0000 Jaren Jackson Jr. came to Michigan State as a McDonald’s All-American and one of the highest-rated recruits in recent history. After a record-setting freshman season, he’s leaving as one of the program’s highest-ever NBA draft picks. Jackson was drafted No. 4 overall by the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night in the 2018 NBA draft in New York.


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