Men's Basketball freep.com —  Caleb Swanigan and fellow MSU recruit Deyonta Davis both took part in the game, with Davis' West team pulling out a 118-116 decision over Swanigan's East team. Just as in the McDonald's All-America game two weeks earlier, neither put up big numbers, but both flashed the abilities that make them part ESPN's No. 2-ranked recruiting class in the nation.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Connor Cook is always his own toughest critic, so by no means was the Big Ten's 2014 leading passer ready to pardon himself for throwing two interceptions in Michigan State's first scrimmage of the spring last week. But -- and it's a big "but," -- coach Mark Dantonio said both of the interceptions Cook threw (that safety Montae Nicholson returned for touchdowns) were more a matter of Nicholson making great plays than Cook throwing errant passes.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State's frontcourt of the future will be in the national spotlight Friday night. Caleb Swanigan and Deyonta Davis, both class of 2015 Michigan State basketball commitments, are scheduled to compete in the Jordan Brand Classic, a high school showcase event, at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. Discuss »
Men's Basketball statenews.com —  “I’m happy for him that he found somebody,” Homestead men’s basketball head coach Chris Johnson said. “As a high school basketball coach, when you have a caliber player like that in (Caleb) Swanigan, you wish him but the very best and to be able to go to a program like Michigan State, it’s definitely great for our school and great for him.”
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will, Gus and Tom recap the teams run to The Final Four. Kelly Dean from Dean Transportation stopped by the show.

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Men's Basketball freep.com —  As Caleb Swanigan tells it, there was some surprise in the reaction of Tom Izzo on Friday when Swanigan gave him the news: Despite what had been rumored all week and reported earlier that day by ESPN and others, Swanigan had decided to play at Michigan State. "He was like 'Are you sure?'" Swanigan said today of Izzo's reaction to his verbal commitment. "It did seem like he was surprised."
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  Michigan State has been one of the better manufacturers of NBA talent in the past decade, or so, as Tom Izzo knows how to develop mid-level talent and turn it into professional grade talent. The 2014-15 NBA season has come to a close and Michigan State’s former players have become stars at the next level – at least some of them have.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  MSU announced in a press release today that the 6-foot-9 Costello had successful arthroscopic surgery on the knee Tuesday, and that he "will be out a couple weeks before resuming full basketball activity."
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  No one seems to think that Michigan State’s Branden Dawson could be a solid NBA prospect as most mock drafts have him dropping through both rounds undrafted. Tom Izzo says otherwise, thinking he could definitely get a spot on an NBA team.
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Men's Basketball bleacherreport.com —  Whether it’s for one year or two, Caleb Swanigan will help put Michigan State’s frontcourt back on the map and assist Spartans coach Tom Izzo on the quest for his second national championship. At 6’8” and 265 pounds, the 5-star center has the type of game that will certainly re-energize the program, especially on the boards and in the paint.
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Men's Basketball highschoolsports.mlive.com —  It turns out 5-star basketball recruits Deyonta Davis and Caleb Swanigan will be teammates at Michigan State after all. But not this week.
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Men's Basketball michiganstate.247sports.com —  This time last week, Michigan State already had put together a strong recruiting class for 2015. But Friday night saw it get even stronger when Caleb Swanigan (Fort Wayne Homestead) committed to the Spartans. Adding the 6-foot-8, 265-pound Swanigan to the mix shot Michigan State’s class up to No. 1 in the Big Ten and 10 spots nationally to No. 3 behind Kentucky and Arizona.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Joe Tuohey reviews some Box Plus-Minus numbers and shares a couple scatterplots.
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  After losing to Duke in the Final Four round of the NCAA Tournament, junior guard Denzel Valentine vowed that MSU would return next season. Head coach Tom Izzo placed his faith in his captain during his end-of-season press conference on Thursday, saying he believes Valentine will help the Spartans live up to expectations next season. "He, I think, will take this team to new heights next year," Izzo said.
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  Before the season began, head coach Tom Izzo pegged freshman guard Javon Bess as a player he expected to make an immediate impact. A preseason stress fracture in Bess' right foot last October robbed him of that opportunity.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  This June won't be as momentous as last June, when Michigan State had a pair of players picked in the first round of the NBA draft. But the Spartans still have a pair of professional basketball hopefuls in 2015 in seniors Branden Dawson and Travis Trice.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  Biggie Swanigan has joined Spartan family giving MSU a Top 5 class for 2015, but the work of adding talent to future rosters goes on!
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Izzo mentioned a yearly retreat that Michigan State coaches have done in recent years to learn from one another and get to know each other. He also said one of his favorite times during the fall is football Saturdays, when he and several other Michigan State coaches host recruits together at football games. "It's a constant learning thing, and it's one of the fun parts of the job, you get to be with your fellow coaches and at our place, again we keep talking about it," Izzo said.
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  Just this past fall, Miles Bridges stated that there were six schools that were working the hardest to win his commitment for the 2016 class: Iowa State, Connecticut, Louisville, Indiana, Pitt and Michigan State. The five-star wing player from Huntington Prep (W.V.) has been very interested in joining the Spartans and Tom Izzo next year and 247Sports has the Crystal Ball at 100 percent to join MSU.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Spurred by an inspired idea from longtime Oakland University coach Greg Kampe, the Michigan and Michigan State coaches are among 10 coaches nationwide partaking in a unique fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
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