Men's Basketball gabeisaacson.sportsblog.com —  Michigan State's Deyonta Davis declared for the NBA Draft after just one season under coach Tom Izzo. Davis is Izzo's first "one-and-done" player since Zach Randolph in 2001. In an era dominated by freshmen phenoms - both on the college court and in the NBA Draft - Tom Izzo's success without reliance on any of these elite freshman cannot go unacknowledged.
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Men's Basketball video.wkar.org —  Al's guest this week is author and former MSU basketball guard, Kelvin Torbert. Kelvin joins Al to discuss the inspiration for the children's book he co-authored, his recruiting experience as Michigan's Mr. Basketball and much more.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Early on in Tom Izzo's coaching career, Reebok was the official outfitter of Michigan State University's athletics. Players constantly nagged him about wearing Nike until MSU finally switched to The Swoosh, fresh off winning a NCAA national basketball title starting in 2001. "I remember early on when we were with a different company and all my kids talked about was wearing Nike and now I say, 'Are you satisfied now?'" Izzo said. "Nike has been great to us."
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The number jumped off the page as the: 17.2 points per game as a sophomore at West Virginia. That's what Eron Harris was bringing to Michigan State when he transferred there in the offseason of 2014: a reputation as a high-level scorer who could dazzle with his offensive ability. In hindsight, that number probably put an unfair expectation on Harris. Michigan State plays a different system in a different league, and already had two strong returning offensive weapons on the perimeter.
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Men's Basketball onlyfans.cstv.com —  A limited number of spots are currently available for the Michigan State Boys Basketball Camp. Overnight camp is scheduled for June 13-16, while day camp runs from June 19-22. In addition to Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo and the Spartan coaching staff, campers will learn from the current Spartan players.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  eight games away from Breslin — beginning against Arizona in the Armed Forces Classic on Nov. 11 at Pearl Harbor, before facing Kentucky four days later in the Champions Classic in New York, then trekking to the Bahamas for a three-game tournament over Thanksgiving and finally playing at Duke on Nov. 29.
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Men's Basketball cbssports.com —  With the NBA Draft now less than a month away, we're taking a look at a number of projected or likely first-round picks and comparing them to those who came before -- at the very same school. The comparison game is a go-to among fans, scouts, GMs and scribes, but for fun, we're going to narrow the gap to only looking at specific schools. We're started the series on Tuesday with Kansas. Today we look at Michigan State, which has two players projected in the first round, both of whom at this point seem near-locks to go in the lottery.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Cassius Winston is already enrolled at Michigan State, as the incoming point guard gets a head start on his college basketball career over the summer. But soon he'll be leaving town, at least temporarily. Winston is one of 26 players invited to the USA Basketball U18 national team training camp, USA Basketball announced on Wednesday.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Magic was on the move Wednesday afternoon. The statue of Michigan State great and Lansing native Magic Johnson that stands outside the Breslin Center was moved as part of an ongoing construction project at the facility. The move was necessary to make room for the $50 million expansion and renovation of the building that began late last year.
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Men's Basketball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State will travel to Duke for the 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Spartans and Blue Devils will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.
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Men's Basketball usatoday.com —  Executive VP of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe discussed the issue with USA TODAY Sports.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When Tom Izzo first revealed that sophomore point guard Tum Tum Nairn had a case of plantar fasciitis, it was as a footnote at the tail end of a 26-minute press conference a week into the 2015-16 season. "He's a warrior, that kid," Izzo said of Nairn on Nov. 16. "So I don't think it's hindering him too much. I don't think he'd let it."
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Tom Izzo started last week in Oakland watching Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA playoffs. He finished it Saturday watching Morris Peterson and Mateen Cleaves play together again for a good cause. Michigan State’s coach found the connection between his past players, separated by a generation.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  It appears Michigan State’s young nucleus will get yet another a significant early-season, nonconference test. The Spartans reportedly will travel to Duke for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this season, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Rothstein. It’s the fourth time the two schools will meet in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, with Duke winning in 2003-04 in East Lansing, and 2004-05 and 2010-11 in Durham, North Carolina.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The Pistons have four shooting guards under contract for 2016-17 but none beyond next season. A combination guard with a handle and high-level shooting accuracy is something they could use. Valentine would be drafted as a shooting guard but could help as a playmaker regardless what position he is labeled as playing at any given moment. Detroit is in the market for knockdown perimeter shooters and Valentine fits that bill, though he probably won't slip to No. 18.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Unless something unexpected happens in the next month, Michigan State is expected to have an excellent showing at this year’s NBA draft, with Denzel Valentine and Deyonta Davis each projected to be lottery selections. While there is no doubt that having both players make the NBA will be a great achievement for MSU, there still lies the question of which player’s NBA success will be more important to the Spartans. Let’s break it down to show each player’s case.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Snoop Dogg is a diehard USC fan but has no hate in his heart for Michigan State University. "I love the S on the Spartans uniform because it represents Snoop Dogg," he laughed.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "Baby Magic" hit the vintage hardwood floor wearing a No. 32 jersey on Saturday in the Dort Federal Event Center. The lanky, dread-headed baller, better known as superstar rapper Snoop Dogg, rocked a pair of Kanye West's low-cut Adidas Yeezy Boost sneakers. He had no fear of turning his ankle in the "Hoop 4 Water" celebrity basketball game, either.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Peterson said he has been in talks with Snoop Dogg to make the celebrity game an annual event in Flint. All of the proceeds will go toward the Morris Peterson Jr. Foundation for water relief efforts. "This game right here is for one thing and that's to make people feel good," Peterson announced. "Everybody has been talking about all the bad things but we just want to bring some positive light to the situation but we also don't want it to be swept up under the rug. That's important."
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Michigan State Basketball is coming off a historic season that saw the best start in school history. Led by star guards Denzel Valentine and Bryn Forbes, the Spartans took home a Big Ten Tournament title before being upset by Middle Tennessee State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. However, the frontcourt also played a huge role in the team’s success, and next season’s team will look to repeat that trend.
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