Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis has been named vice chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee for the upcoming 2015-16 season, and chair of the committee for the 2016-17 academic year. The NCAA made the announcement on Tuesday, July 21.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  Denzel Valentine will suit up for the U.S. tonight in Toronto. The Michigan State guard and his U.S. Pan American men’s team will play Venezuela at 9 on ESPN2.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State will reportedly open its holiday tournament against an ACC school, face an NCAA tournament team in the second round and potentially face Arizona in the final. CBS Sports reported the bracket for the 2015 Wooden Legacy tournament late Monday, which features Michigan State opening the event against Boston College.
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Men's Basketball basketball.realgm.com —  Orlando summer league guard Keith Appling has reached agreement on a two-year, partially guaranteed deal with the Magic, league sources told RealGM. Appling had a stellar performance in the Orlando Summer League with the Magic’s entry, averaging 15.6 points, three rebounds and three assists in five games.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Harris averaged 12.3 points per game for the Denver Nuggets, while Payne averaged 14.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in five games for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Tom Izzo has put as much into Denzel Valentine's career as possible, with Valentine asking to be pushed harder at each turn. As much as Izzo has done for Valentine, the Spartans' head coach says this week's U.S. Pan American men's baskebtall games are exactly what his rising senior combo guard needs to take his game up a notch.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Incoming Michigan State freshman Matt McQuaid made progress in the Moneyball summer league on Thursday night, getting to start for the red team after he was relegated to coming off the bench in the opener.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  It took heroics from several Michigan State basketball players for the Spartans to reach the Final Four in the NCAA tournament run last season, and 6-foot-6 freshman Marvin Clark certainly took his turn. Most notably, Clark had to step up and play center against Louisville in a closely contested Elite Eight game that the Spartans ultimately won 76-70. Discuss »
Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  Another day, another top five list made by Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans. Four-star 2016 point guard Cassius Winston, from Detroit, named the Spartans in his final list of five schools, likely making a final decision after he takes all of his officials this fall.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan Sate guard Javon Bess is back practicing with the basketball team, albeit, not yet 100 percent. "He just started going full this week,'' Spartans coach Tom Izzo told MLive.com. "We were over-cautious with Javon coming back. He's back about 90 percent.'' Bess missed 27 games last season after suffering a broken bone in his foot in the preseason.
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Men's Basketball spartanavenue.com —  Izzo’s 2016 class is shaping up to be his best as head coach of Michigan State and it has already begun with the pledges of four-star power forward Nick Ward and five-star combo guard Josh Langford. Those two guys could be catalysts for one of the most dangerously-athletic groups in the nation come 2016-17. With two scholarships left for the class, possibly three depending on a possible transfer, the Spartans are in the mix for three of the top 30 players in the country still — Josh Jackson, Cassius Winston and Miles Bridges.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Draymond Green could add one more highlight to his resume. After signing a five-year, $82 million contract to stay with the Golden State Warriors, Green was invited to the USA Basketball mini-camp Aug. 11-13 in Las Vegas.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  It might not have been the best night to get Spartan video at Moneyball on Tuesday. The team is banged up already with Kyle Ahrens, Javon Bess, Alvin Ellis III, and possibly other players skipping the Pro-Am to rest injuries. Throw in some no-shows by Matt McQuaid and Matt Costello plus Eron Harris’ suspension from team activities and it was the Tum Tum and Forbes show on Tuesday. Sure, Colby Wollenman, Gavin Schilling, and Deyonta Davis were there, but almost nobody is getting regular post touches at Moneyball.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo likes what he's seeing from his players at the halfway point of summer workouts, as his Spartans pushed one another through Wednesday's 7 a.m. practice.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  While Spartan fans heard the news earlier in the week of Eron Harris being suspended from the team indefinitely, there is still light at the end of the tunnel. We are only a short four months away from college basketball season, but Deyonta Davis is already creating waves of anticipation in East Lansing.
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Men's Basketball nba.com —  The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has signed forward Branden Dawson. The Clippers acquired the rights to the 56th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft in a draft night trade with the New Orleans Pelicans.
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Men's Basketball usab.com —  The last time 6-foot-5 guard Denzel Valentine, one of the final 12 players selected for the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team, was competing on a basketball hardwood, he was helping lead Tom Izzo’s Michigan State Spartans to a Final Four appearance by averaging 14.6 points throughout the NCAA Tournament. With a loss to eventual NCAA champ Duke ending his junior collegiate season, Valentine is eager for the opportunity to compete with USA Basketball.
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Men's Basketball shanahan.report —  Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo taped a "Don't ever give up" video for the V Foundation and ESPYs that has been playing on ESPN.com.
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