Men's Basketball coachingsearch.247sports.com —  In his latest mock draft, CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish has three Spartans getting drafted on Thursday, including two in the lottery. Parrish has Gary Harris going No. 11 to the Denver Nuggets, Adreian Payne No. 12 to the Orlando Magic and Keith Appling No. 51 to the Dallas Mavericks. Describing Appling, Parrish notes the guard was rarely 100 percent. Appling doesn't appear on many other mock drafts.
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  As a coach, there is no better reward than getting to see your players reach their dreams. For Tom Izzo, he has seen 13 of his former players realize their dreams of being selected in the NBA Draft. And for the better part of the last two months, three of his more recent players have chased the dream of adding to that total, as Keith Appling, Gary Harris and Adreian Payne are each hoping to hear their name called at the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 26.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Costello is going to be relied upon as the go-to big man for the Spartans next season. The only other option at the position in Gavin Schilling, who has a lot of potential but isn’t exactly an impact player, so Costello will need to shoulder the load at the center position.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  For one weekend every year, some of the best prospects in Michigan and the surrounding region all spend the better part of two days showcasing their skills on Michigan State's campus. That time came this weekend for the spartans Michigan State hosted the annual Izzo Shootout Friday and Saturday in East Lansing. More than 50 high school teams from around the region made the trip for the event.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When former Michigan State stars Gary Harris and Adreian Payne are drafted into the NBA next week, they’ll have the chance to be there in person. Harris and Payne are among the 21 players who have received invitations to be in the green room for the June 26 draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, according to a Friday report from ESPN.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Deyonta Davis is under the radar no more. The Muskegon power forward and Michigan State commit has turned heads over the past few months to become one of the nation’s top basketball prospects in the 2015 class. Davis has skyrocketed up the recruiting rankings to as high as 18th and earning a five-star label from ESPN in their updated list released earlier this month. Scout, Rivals and 247sports each have him as a four-star prospect and ranked between 35th and 57th nationally.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The paperwork has been filed, and the only thing left to do is wait. Michigan State has applied for a family hardship waiver on behalf of basketball transfer Bryn Forbes, the guard said Thursday on The Drive with Jack on The Game 730 AM in Lansing. He said he and the school hope to hear an answer from the NCAA before June is up.
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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk with former Sexton High standout on back-to-back state champions, Bryn Forbes, a two-year standout at Cleveland State and the newest transfer addition for the MSU Spartans.


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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State has made it to the Final Four eight times, but perhaps none was as groundbreaking as the 1998-99 team. Now, most are in their mid-30s and the meaning of basketball is more reflective than competitive. Their reflexes may be slower, but their hearts aren’t any smaller. Discuss »
Men's Basketball btpowerhouse.com —  Michigan State figures to be one of the most represented schools in the 2014 NBA Draft and the school's final performance could depend on where Keith Appling ends up going. It's almost guaranteed that an NBA team will try out Appling over the summer, but getting drafted is no guarantee and making the final cut is definitely a question mark. Considering this, the lead up to Draft night is incredibly important for Appling.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Like any dedicated part of the program, Flint native Morris Peterson has been paying attention to the Michigan State basketball program. And to no surprise, he likes what he sees. "Coach always pulls one out of his bag," Peterson said Monday, June 16, during a promotional stop in Flint for the Meijer State Games of Michigan. "Recruiting is tough sometimes because you want to get kids out of high school but you want to put together a group of kids who work well together."
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Men's Basketball college-basketball.si.com —  Payne, who is expected to be a lottery pick in this year’s NBA draft, spoke with SI.com about how Michigan State coach Tom Izzo shaped his game, the breakthroughs that turned him into a first-round prospect and those personal trials that shaped him as well.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  There’s still a ways to go in the Class of 2015 recruiting, but according to one recruiting site Michigan State is off to a good start. Scout.com ranked Michigan State’s 2015 class the seventh-best in the country in its first edition of the class rankings. That ranking is helped by Deyonta Davis, who has shot up individual ranking lists since he first committed to the Spartans back in December, plus the commitment of Kyle Ahrens earlier this month.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Respert, Michigan State’s star of the mid-1990s from Detroit Bishop Borgess and the school’s all-time leading scorer, just finished his first season as an assistant coach with the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, after six years split between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets. But his second career didn’t begin with prestige or private charter jets.
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Men's Basketball bleacherreport.com —  It’ll be a different look in 2014-15 for Michigan State. No Gary Harris. No Keith Appling. Adreian Payne’s gone, too—and now Spartans coach Tom Izzo faces the uphill climb of replacing one of his most effective trios. But given Izzo’s impeccable resume, success with new lineups could come sooner than later.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Green is holding the first ever Draymond Green Basketball Camp June 25-27 at MVP Field House, 5435 28th St Ct SE in Grand Rapids. The camp is open to boys and girls in grades 2-9. The cost is $200, which includes a T-shirt and a picture with Draymond. More information is available at draymondgreen23.com.
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Men's Basketball twincities.com —  As Adreian Payne applies for a job in the NBA, Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Flip Saunders has his references on speed dial. Payne, who could be available for the Wolves with the 13th pick in the draft, played for Saunders' friend Tom Izzo at Michigan State. And the 6-foot-10 power forward could benefit from that close relationship.
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