Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State will be playing only once in ESPN's Super Tuesday package in 2015. But its lone appearance will be a big one. Michigan State will face Michigan Tuesday, Feb. 19 in Ann Arbor, with tipoff set for 9 p.m. on ESPN, the network announced Wednesday.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Michigan State’s seventh reported offer of the Class of 2016 went to a big name. Josh Langford, a five-star Alabama guard, received an offer from the Spartans last week, according to multiple reports.
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Men's Basketball bleacherreport.com —  This has been said in prior years, but the upcoming season could shape up to be one of Tom Izzo’s most challenging, frustrating and rewarding since he took over the reins of Michigan State basketball in 1995. The veteran Spartans head coach just sent Keith Appling, Adreian Payne and Gary Harris to the NBA, Russell Byrd transferred, fatherhood took precedence for Alex Gauna and Kenny Kaminski was asked to leave because he couldn’t keep his ducks in a row.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  "With losing AP, I've got to step up my role a little bit," Costello said. "Coach has talked to me about stepping up my role. I feel like I've put in the time to step up and take advantage of the opportunity. I'm looking forward to it." Costello started 20 games as a sophomore and averaged 4.0 points and 3.3 rebounds, but he led the team and finished 10th in the conference with 43 blocks for 1.3 a game.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  There is no question who the No. 1 back is — senior Jeremy Langford, who rushed for more than 1,400 yards and 18 touchdowns last season. But the Spartans don’t want to wear out Langford, and believe they have plenty of talent to help him out. Senior Nick Hill has been a steady performer in spot duty throughout his career, while sophomore Delton Williams played nine games last year as a true freshman. Then there’s redshirt freshman Gerald Holmes and true freshman Madre London, who wowed coaches with a 50-yard touchdown run this week.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The team learned this week that forward Kenny Kaminski had been dismissed from the team -- meaning the Spartans may be reaching deeper down their depth chart this winter than previously anticipated. So Trice turned to freshmen Marvin Clark and Javon Bess with a message. I said ‘Guys, this is an opportunity for you guys. You guys have got to play,’” Trice said after a Moneyball Pro-Am game Wednesday night. “Take a hold of your opportunity, make the most of it.’”
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Men's Basketball msuspartans.com —  The bracket for the 2014 Orlando Classic - to be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 27, 28 & 30 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World resort near Orlando, Fla. - has been set. Michigan State will open against Rider on Thanksgiving night at 6:30 (ESPN2). The winner of that game will face the Marquette-Georgia Tech winner in the semifinals on Nov. 28. The other half of the bracket includes Santa Clara, Tennessee, Kansas and Rhode Island.
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  It’s been a summer in Michigan State’s basketball program defined by some surprising additions and subtractions. But the latest subtraction — while a surprise in its timing — can’t be considered a total shocker. It could, however, prove costly this winter.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  “Despite multiple opportunities, Kenny Kaminski could not live up to the obligations necessary to be a part of our program,” Izzo said. "Being a Spartan is a special opportunity, and at Michigan State we do everything we can to provide an amazing experience for our student-athletes. With that privilege also comes a responsibility to conduct oneself in a certain manner. After he repeatedly failed to meet the necessary obligations, it became apparent that it was time to dismiss Kenny from the program."
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Men's Basketball lakersnation.com —  The Los Angeles Lakers roster is more or less finalized with guaranteed deals, but there is still plenty of room for young players to make a mark in training camp. With that, the Lakers have signed point guard Keith Appling to a non-guaranteed deal according to Real GM’s Shams Charania.
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Men's Basketball theonlycolors.com —  The surprise news from Saturday was that soon-to-be sophomore Kenny Kaminski was transferring from MSU. What can the Spartans do to alleviate this loss?
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  The football program isn’t the only Spartans program heading to the Lone Star State in its recruiting efforts. Matt McQuaid, a 2015 Texas shooting guard, recently told Indiana blog Inside the Hall that Michigan State offered him last week and that he plans to take an unofficial visit to East Lansing this week.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  In a year during which there will be plenty of key new contributors for the Michigan State basketball team, which one will have the most ability to impact the Spartans’ fate? According to the Sporting News, it’s Branden Dawson.
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Men's Basketball csnchicago.com —  An offseason of change for the Michigan State Spartans got even change-ier Saturday. Redshirt sophomore forward Kenny Kaminski announced via Twitter that he won't be returning to East Lansing next season.
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